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MarloweDK Releases Bass Gym App

MarloweDK has been teaching bass online for years by putting out educational grooves on his YouTube channel. Now he’s launched a new app to whip you into shape with daily exercises.


IK Multimedia Introduces Ampeg Collection 2 for Amplitube

IK Multimedia has announced the Ampeg Collection 2 for their AmpliTube and AmpliTube CS apps for iPhone and iPad. The new set includes modeling software for three new matching amps and cabs: the SVT-VR amp with SVT-810 AV cab, the V-4B amp with SVT-212 AV cab, and the Heritage B-15N amp and matching 115 cab. Each model is made to...


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 pleased to be able to...


Hotone’s New XTOMP mini: 140 Classic, Vintage & Modern Effects for Guitar, Bass & More

Hotone Audio’s XTOMP mini pedal is the lean, mean core of Hotone’s flagship XTOMP Bluetooth Modeling Effects Pedal. With a smaller, more pedalboard-friendly footprint than its big brother, this solid aluminum stompbox can be transformed into over 140 different classic, vintage and modern effects for guitar, bass and more. The XTOMP mini uses a mobile app (iOS and Android) via...

Sheet Music & Instruction

“Learn to Play the UBass” eBook Now Available

If you’ve been reading No Treble for a while, you’ve probably seen Magnus Sjöquist grooving hard on the Kala UBass. Now Sjöquist is sharing his bass playing knowledge in a new eBook entitled Learn to Play the UBass. Available for iOS, the book is highly interactive with picture galleries, multi-angle videos, and lesson quizzes. The text has clickable highlighted words...


New App Trains Your Ears For EQ’ing

Anyone who has played a concert can tell you that EQ’ing is an important skill. If you’re looking to hone your ear to perfect that skill, you may want to check out a new app called hearEQ. The ear training app helps musicians and sound engineers with custom EQ training exercises that your tracks from your own device. “These exercises...


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 version of the app, with...


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 of audio via cloud services...


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 the creator of the Time...


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. Then, once a piece is...

Sheet Music & Instruction

Bassist Co-authors Book on Recording with iPads and iPhones

The co-author of , Ryan C. Williams, is back with another book for musicians. This time out, he has co-authored a book in the “For Dummies” series — iPad and iPhone for Musicians for Dummies. Written by Williams and Mike Levine, U.S. editor for Audiofanzine, the book covers a wide range of topics, including invaluable music apps and making apps...

Accessories & Strings

IK Multimedia Introduces iRig 2 Mobile Interface for iOS and Android

IK Multimedia has revamped their popular mobile instrument interface with the iRig 2. The new version adds several new features including a versatile gain control, a 1/4-inch amplifier output, and Android compatibility. The iRig 2 has a 1/4-inch input that can handle guitar, bass or other line level instruments. Its variable gain thumbwheel lets you adjust your input level to...