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  • Fender Play App Adds Bass Content

    Fender Play App Adds Bass Content

    After launching the platform earlier this year, the Fender Play educational app has been expanded to include bass lessons. The app is available for iOS devices, Android devices, and desktops. “Similar to other offerings on Fender Play, players progress through the learning process with simple bite-sized lessons, keeping their journey on track. With Fender Play... »

  • Positive Grid Unveils the BIAS AMP 2 Mobile App

    Positive Grid Unveils the BIAS AMP 2 Mobile App

    Positive Grid has introduced the BIAS AMP 2 mobile app for iPad and iPhone. The modeling software includes a new user interface, amp packs, tubes, transformers, tone stacks, and multi-mic speaker cabinets. Modeling packs are available for both guitar and bass. “BIAS AMP 2 Mobile is a fantastic standalone mobile guitar processor, and we’re also... »

  • Gary Willis Launches Groove A Day App

    Gary Willis Launches Groove A Day App

    If you’re looking for a New Year’s resolution to start grooving more, bass master Gary Willis has you covered. He’s just released an app for iOS called “Groove A Day” that aims to help teach building grooves. The app includes grooves of various styles and difficulties performed by Willis and drummer Gergo Borlai. “In decades... »

  • Josquin Des Pres Launches Bass Fitness Mobile App

    Josquin Des Pres Launches Bass Fitness Mobile App

    Want to get in shape? Bassist Josquin Des Pres has released a new app called Bass Fitness. Dubbed “The Ultimate Woodshedding App,” the new release is based on his published by Hal Leonard in 1991. “The exercises in Bass Fitness are designed to help increase your speed, improve your dexterity, develop accuracy and promote finger... »

  • Fender Introduces Mobile Tuning App

    Fender Introduces Mobile Tuning App

    Fender has gotten into the mobile tuner game with Fender Tune, a free iOS guitar and bass tuner app. The app has auto tune and manual tune features as well as a chromatic mode for tuning flexibility. It has 20 pre-set tuning options plus the ability to dial in and save custom tunings. Besides being... »

  • Boss Introduces Free Mobile Tuner App

    Boss Introduces Free Mobile Tuner App

    Boss has expanded their tuner line into the digital realm with a new mobile tuner app. Available as a free download for iOS and Android, the app takes on the familiar look of the company’s TU-3 pedal tuner and features a 21-segment meter and note display. Arrow indicators show when a note is in tune,... »

  • 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... »

  • 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... »