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Book Offers Insight on Using an iPad to Record Music
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Book Offers Insight on Using an iPad to Record Music

You may already be aware of many ways to use an iPad for making music. However, Hal Leonard Corp. has put together an book — — that covers the device’s “connectivity to the professional, project, and home music studios.” Written by music technology authors Vincent Leonard and Thomas Rudolph, the book in the Hal Leonard Quick Pro Guides series, the...

Montana Floss Co. Launches “Soundproof” Music Player App
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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 slider to quickly jump to...

Janek Gwizdala Announces Ultimate Play Alongs App
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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 Stern, Nathan East, John Patitucci,...

PreSonus Introduces Capture for iPad and Capture Duo
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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 with basic mixing and editing...

Nathan Vonnahme Releases Teüna Chromatic Tuner App
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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 many ladies would whip out...

Shaker Box: A Look at the Shaker Loop App
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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 and sound great. The settings...

MarloweDK Releases “Beginning Slap Bass” for iPad and iPhone
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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 different videos – three set...

Samplr: A Look at the Sampling App for iPad
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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 you create or import from...

Tunable: A Look at the All-in-One Tuning, Recording and Metronome App for Android and iOS
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Tunable: A Look at the All-in-One Tuning, Recording and Metronome App for Android and iOS

While there is no shortage of good tuner apps out there, I did stumble upon one more which stood out this week. Tunable, by AffinityBlue, is a little bit of a does-it-all tuner app, providing more features than others on the market. Let’s get to the most important part first: ease of use. Tunable has it. The app performs wonderfully,...

App Review: Set List Maker
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App Review: Set List Maker

If you lead your own project, Set List Maker is probably going to be a game changer for you. If you’re like me, getting organized for a gig means being strapped to your desk with iTunes open, messing around with a playlist of all of your tunes, desperately playing with various song orders, playing the beginning and end of tunes...

SmartMusic: A Look at the New Music Education App
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SmartMusic: A Look at the New Music Education App

SmartMusic’s website is already a fantastic resource for students and educators, and they’ve recently started to expand their software to the iPad. If you already have a Smartmusic account, you can use that login to gain instant access to the full library available to you as if you were operating through the web portal. Future updates promise additional abilities like...

insTuner: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS
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insTuner: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS

For quite some time, my go-to tuner app for iOS has been ClearTune (see my earlier review). So when I was asked to check out insTuner, I figured that if nothing else, I would be able to write a review about it. As it turns out, I’m switching iOS tuners. insTuner is a fantastically pleasing tuner to use. Not only...