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Positive Grid Unveils the BIAS AMP 2 Mobile App
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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...

Bassist Co-authors Book on Recording with iPads and iPhones
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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...

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...

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...

Focusrite Announces The iTrack Dock Recording Interface
Accessories & Strings

Focusrite Announces The iTrack Dock Recording Interface

Focusrite has introduced the iTrack Dock, a recording interface for the Apple iPad. The device is fitted with dual microphone inputs, two line inputs, an instrument DI, independent stereo monitor and headphone outputs, and a USB port for use with MIDI controllers. The iTrack Dock’s mic pres are the same found in their Scarlett range of USB interfaces and include...

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...

Goby Labs Introduces “Thingy” Series Accessories
Accessories & Strings

Goby Labs Introduces “Thingy” Series Accessories

Accessories company Goby Labs has introduced the Thingy Series, consisting of the Goby Labs Guitar-hook Thingy and the Stand-top Thingy for iPad. The whimsically-named gadgets attach to microphone stands to provide simple, portable solutions for gigging musicians The Guitar-hook Thingy is an instrument hanger which attaches to a tripod microphone stand with a patent-pending grip that forms a closed loop...

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...

On the Music Path: A Look at the Music Lessons App for iPad
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On the Music Path: A Look at the Music Lessons App for iPad

On The Path released a beautiful app that I’ve enjoyed for the past year or so, called On the Music Path. On the Music Path is an iPad app designed to offer in-depth lessons for a multitude of instruments by masters of their craft (like Roscoe Beck, Leland Sklar, Russell Ferrante, Eric Johnson, Lee Ritenour and many many more). While...

Notion: A Look at the Music Notation Software for iPad
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Notion: A Look at the Music Notation Software for iPad

As you may recall, I reviewed Symphony Pro late last year and hailed it as a good start and the best we have available to us for notating music on the iPad. I believe that Notion may have just raised the bar. I found that the actual act of notation on Notion was far more intuitive and a bit quicker...