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  • App Makes Transcribing Easier

    App Makes Transcribing Easier

    If you’re in the market for an app to help you transcribe the songs you want to learn, Transcribe+ aims to help. The app, designed for iPhone and iPad, allows you to import a song from your music library, change the speed and key, create loops, see the music’s waveform and even take notes. A... »

  • ShowOne App Aims to Simplify Using Backing Tracks On Stage

    ShowOne App Aims to Simplify Using Backing Tracks On Stage

    An iOS app can now meet the needs of musicians who use backing tracks during live performances. ShowOne (formerly called SideStage) has a variety of features, including automatic click tracks; the ability to edit tempo, pitch, and voice counts from within the app; compatibility with Apogee Duet and Native Instruments Traktor Audio 2; fast import... »

  • Create Beats on the Fly with VoxBeat App

    Create Beats on the Fly with VoxBeat App

    If you’re looking for a quick, easy way to record the beats for your compositions, Avi Bortnick’s VoxBeat app might be something to look into. The app features drum and audio tracks, and you can create beats with a tap of the finger or through beatboxing the sounds you want to hear. Bortnick is also... »

  • BandLab App Aims to Make Music Creation Easier

    BandLab App Aims to Make Music Creation Easier

    A new free app called BandLab promises to allow musicians to collaborate and create music in the cloud. The recently launched app lets musicians capture, store and recall song ideas and synchronize all the info to all cloud-linked devices. In addition, you can work on multi-track projects with others using the app’s built-in mix editor.... »

  • New iOS App Dissects Polyrhythms

    New iOS App Dissects Polyrhythms

    If you’re crazy about figuring out new rhythms, you may want to check out a new app called . Created in part by bassist Kenneth Dahl Knudsen, the app helps you “study and practice various polyrhythms in a wide range of time signatures.” It has a loop that can be set for up to 16... »

  • Montana Floss Co. Launches “Soundproof” Music Player App

    Montana Floss Co. Launches “Soundproof” Music Player App

    App developer Montana Floss Co. has released , a music player for iOS designed to help you practice. The app allows you to create set lists as well as set repeat markers to loop certain parts of a track. Soundproof is designed for simplicity and ease of use with an oversized play button and time... »

  • Janek Gwizdala Announces Ultimate Play Alongs App

    Janek Gwizdala Announces Ultimate Play Alongs App

    Practicing will be taken to a whole new level with Ultimate Play Alongs, a new app that will be available for iOS and Android devices. The app, created by bassist Janek Gwizdala and drummer Louie Palmer, is built around a play-along experience with the back catalog of some of the world’s greatest musicians including Mike... »

  • Riffstation Launches Play to Detect and Display Chords for Youtube Music Videos

    Riffstation Launches Play to Detect and Display Chords for Youtube Music Videos

    Riffstation has launched a beta app with some lofty goals. Play is designed to present chords for any Youtube music video, in real time. The software has a super clean and simple interface, which shows promise. And while bass isn’t listed in the app, following the guitar chords should be suitable for most songs. (The... »

  • 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: and . 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 apps focus on recording but come... »

  • 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... »