'Leaf Trombone: World Stage' Arrives in App Store

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Leaf Trombone: World Stage [App Store, $0.99], the latest application from Smule, has been released and is now available in the App Store at an introductory price of $0.99. Originally demoed at Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 media event last month, Leaf Trombone: World Stage is a musical instrument application in the vein of Smule's popular Ocarina application.

    Leaf Trombone: World Stage allows iPhone users to combine breath and multi-touch input to create melodies with the sound of a trombone. A "touch-only" mode is also available for iPod touch users.
    Gizmodo points to an amusing demo of the application by Rhett & Link, who tackle "Movin' on Up", the theme song from the '70s and '80s television show The Jeffersons.

    Article Link: 'Leaf Trombone: World Stage' Arrives in App Store
  2. jkimbro0316 macrumors regular

    Jun 23, 2008
    Central Florida
  3. dongmin macrumors 68000


    Jan 3, 2002
  4. tk421 macrumors 6502a

    Dec 7, 2005
    Los Angeles
    That's a great video. I hadn't heard of those guys before, I'll have to check them out.
  5. elbirth macrumors 65816

    Jan 19, 2006
    North Carolina, US
    Is it just me or is the menu flow totally non-existent in this app? Once I choose an option on the main screen, there's no way to get back to the main menu on most screens. Once I choose whether I want to have it play via touch or by blowing into the mic, there's no way to change that setting later. I can barely get any sound out of it using the mic (and I'm unable to change the input method away from this).. it's not just that I suck at blowing, because I immediately loaded up Ocarina and I can play it just fine blowing in the same direction/speed/etc.

    I'm using the 3.0 beta firmware... is anyone else on the beta experiencing this? It makes the app mostly useless for the time being
  6. aristokrat macrumors regular

    Apr 15, 2007
    That video should definitely be used by Smule to sell the app. It's awesome.
  7. Jeff321 macrumors member

    Jul 1, 2008
    Blowing doesn't work for me either (normal OS).

    The menus and navigation work just fine though.
  8. Greg McBride macrumors member

    Greg McBride

    Jun 22, 2007
    I'm having the same issue. I'm also running 3.0 Beta, so it may be related to that. Anyone running 2.x experiencing the same issue?
  9. EgbertAttrick macrumors regular

    Feb 25, 2008
    Aw, Hell... I thought this was a rusty trombone app... Oh, well. Maybe one day
  10. veeco3110 macrumors 6502


    Aug 29, 2007
    brick nj
    they have rusty trombone apps...little gross hahaha. i romanced my girlfriend with the you are my sunshine song on this app. really easy to use. alot easier than ocarina
  11. leandromp macrumors regular

    Sep 20, 2008
    i dont really like it. i prefer ocarina. i regret buying this app.
  12. netdog macrumors 603


    Feb 6, 2006
    I see a lot of water sensors turning red, and the warranty department at Apple breaking into broad smiles.
  13. Magicman0922 macrumors newbie

    Apr 16, 2008
    I absolutely...

    love this application... i'm constantly looking for new songs :)

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