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  • PreSonus Introduces Capture for iPad and Capture Duo

    PreSonus Introduces Capture for iPad and Capture Duo

    PreSonus has ported their Capture audio-recording software to the iPad with two new apps: Capture for iPad and Capture Duo. Capture for iPad allows for recording up to 32 tracks simultaneously with 24-bit, 96 kHz fidelity, while Capture Duo is a free version that lets you record and play two stereo tracks. Both… »

  • Nathan Vonnahme Releases Teüna Chromatic Tuner App

    Nathan Vonnahme Releases Teüna Chromatic Tuner App

    Nathan Vonnahme has released Teüna, a chromatic tuner app for iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch. The app draws on historical aesthetic for its design. “I started looking at these pocket watches from the 17th century, and I realized, these were the iPhone of their day,” Vonnahme explains. “This was the object that every gentleman and… »

  • Music Theory – Chords in Minor Keys App Released for Android

    Music Theory – Chords in Minor Keys App Released for Android

    Stuart Bahn has just released the second in his Music Theory Toolkit Series of apps for Android devices, entitled Music Theory – Chords in Minor Keys. The app trains you to learn all the minor, major, and diminished chords found in all 12 minor keys. Your theory is tested as the app displays a minor… »

  • Shaker Box: A Look at the Shaker Loop App

    Shaker Box: A Look at the Shaker Loop App

    Shaker Box is a simple, yet well executed app that gives you an assortment of shakers on your iOS device. Only one shaker is included for free but the app has full functionality with no additional cost. A one time $1.99 in-app-purchase gives you access to 12 additional shakers. The sounds are very actual samples… »

  • SteadyTune: A Look at the Tuning App for Mac

    SteadyTune: A Look at the Tuning App for Mac

    While I typically stick to iOS apps here, I realize many of you iOS users are likely also Mac users. So I thought I'd deviate from the norm a little here and focus on a handy app I've discovered for the Mac. SteadyTune is as simple as it gets. When opened (I set mine to… »

  • MarloweDK Releases “Beginning Slap Bass” for iPad and iPhone

    MarloweDK Releases “Beginning Slap Bass” for iPad and iPhone

    Bassist and educator Thomas Risell - perhaps best known as MarloweDK - has released his "Beginning Slap Bass" lessons in the form of an iPad and iPhone app. Beginning Slap Bass with MarloweDK features 25 licks covering all the fundamentals - slapping, popping, slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, double thumbing and more. Each lick includes four… »

  • PercussionTutor: A Look at the Rhythm Reference App

    PercussionTutor: A Look at the Rhythm Reference App

    PercussionTutor is an app I am really excited about. While it is actually designed for percussionists, the app and free ebook combine to offer a huge reference for any musician wishing to better understand rhythms and learning how the different percussion parts fit together to produce the groove. In other words, this will help you… »

  • Speed Upp: A Look at the Programmable Metronome App for Windows and Mac

    Speed Upp: A Look at the Programmable Metronome App for Windows and Mac

    In this review, I'm changing up a bit from the typical mobile apps to take a look at one designed for Windows and Mac. Speed Upp is a simple metronome concept, but one that is wonderfully implemented. The app is designed for developing precision and speed, by guiding you during scale exercises and changing tempo… »

  • App Review: Musicopoulos Music Theory and Practice

    App Review: Musicopoulos Music Theory and Practice

    There aren’t many music theory apps I’ve enjoyed using for very long. But Musicopoulos changed that for me on a recent flight home, taking various tests and running their Music Theory and Practice through its paces. This app is fun to use and covers a wide enough variety of content. The thing I enjoyed most… »

  • Samplr: A Look at the Sampling App for iPad

    Samplr: A Look at the Sampling App for iPad

    While I’m a bit of a noob when it comes to samplers, creating beats and most things electronic-music related, I am having a blast trying to create music with Samplr. Designed for live performance, Samplr gives you an astounding number of ways to interact with samples - from either the ones they include, or ones… »