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SuperMegaUltraGroovy Updates Capo App for iOS
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SuperMegaUltraGroovy Updates Capo App for iOS

SupreMegaUltraGroovy has updated their Capo app for iOS with version 1.2. Designed for learning, the music app allows for independently adjusting the speed and pitch of any song in your music library. Capo 1.2 adds several features, including mono re-mixing for isolating the left or right channels, which comes in handy for students working with play-alongs. A 10-band equalizer allows...

Hal Leonard Releases Sheet Music Direct for iPad
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Hal Leonard Releases Sheet Music Direct for iPad

Hal Leonard has brought their digital sheet music store to the iPad. Sheet Music Direct for iPad is a three-in-one app, allowing access to the publisher’s more than 100,000 songs available for purchase, as well as a sheet music viewer and score library. Past Sheet Music Direct customers can access all their previous purchases through the app, and new customers...

Symphony Pro: A Look at the Music Notation App for iPad
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Symphony Pro: A Look at the Music Notation App for iPad

If you’ve been wishing for a music notation app for your iPad to make quick sketches or exercises, or any other simple notation and charts, Symphony Pro by Xenon Labs might just be what you’ve been waiting for in an app. While Symphony Pro can’t match up feature-for-feature with desktop apps like Sibelius or Finale, it is a terrific notation...

Pocket Labworks Now Shipping iRiffPort
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Pocket Labworks Now Shipping iRiffPort

Pocket Labworks is now shipping the iRiffPort, a new interface for connecting your bass or guitar to your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The port is a six foot cable with an 1/4″ instrument plug on one end and a dock connector on the other, allowing you to plug directly into your mobile device to utilize apps for practice, effects,...

Clear Tune: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS
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Clear Tune: A Look at the Chromatic Tuner for iOS

I have tried most every tuner on the app store and there are many that I like for many reasons. Some look fantastic, but have accuracy issues. Some are accurate but are just plain ugly. After trying about a dozen tuner apps, I have finally settled on Cleartune. This app is attractive, highly accurate and versatile. Cleartune works quite well...

Beyond the Metronome: A Look at Metronomics and Time Guru for iOS
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Beyond the Metronome: A Look at Metronomics and Time Guru for iOS

I was planning on writing this article on Metronomics, an app developed by John Nastos offering quite a few new features that go beyond your basic metronome app. However, I was recently tried out “Time Guru” by Avi Bortnick (John Scofield’s sample guru and rhythm guitarist) which does many of the same things – and also a few different things....

BeatStudio: A Look at the Track Builder App for iOS
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BeatStudio: A Look at the Track Builder App for iOS

I have not been a huge fan of any of the iOS drum machines or drum-along “screen tapper” drums-set style apps. But BeatStudio, by Frontier Design Group, brings something new to the table that is really useful and is changing my opinion of this sort of app. Not only does BeatStudio offer multitrack recording abilities, quantization, editing and an array...

Right Note: A Look Inside the Ear Training App for iOS
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Right Note: A Look Inside the Ear Training App for iOS

Right Note is an app by Orange Qube, offering ear training and pitch and melody recognition on iOS devices. While there are a number of ear training apps available at the app store, I found Right Note to be worth a special mention, primarily due to the inclusion of the microphone as a means of interval recognition. This allows you...

FiRe Studio: A Look at the iOS App for Multi-Track Recording
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FiRe Studio: A Look at the iOS App for Multi-Track Recording

I have become quite a fan of Audiophile Engineering’s FiRe2 recording application (see my previous review). Now, the folks at Audiophile have introduced FiRe Studio, which is essentially a multi-track version of FiRe2. As with FiRe2, there is a little bit of a learning curve, but FiRe Studio is similarly loaded with an informative user manual. Once you’ve gotten a...

Quiztones: A Look at the Frequency Identification Ear Trainer for iOS
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Quiztones: A Look at the Frequency Identification Ear Trainer for iOS

Have you ever been on a sound check and the singer or one of the house sound guys asks the monitor guy to “lower 1k about 2db” in this wedge, or something like that? I’ve long marveled at those who could so quickly identify a problem frequency and eliminate feedback or simply make the mix sound better. While I studied...