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Transcribing Hard-to-Hear Bass Lines
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Transcribing Hard-to-Hear Bass Lines

Q: Sometimes I have difficulty extracting the bass line from a song my band has decided to cover, especially for songs where the bass is deep in the mix. Can you recommend any applications or techniques for isolating the bass line or at least bringing it up to the surface? While there is something to be said for developing your...

AudioStretch: A Look at the Slow Downer App for iOS
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AudioStretch: A Look at the Slow Downer App for iOS

Another slow downer app? Yes. Why? Because AudioStretch does something that no other app has, at least the ones I’ve tried. What could that be? Speed = 0%! I can’t believe that no one thought of this before (and I apologize if someone has and I haven’t seen it yet). This feature is simply a fantastic way to figure out...

Anytune Pro HQ: A Look at the New “Slow Downer” for iOS
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Anytune Pro HQ: A Look at the New “Slow Downer” for iOS

Note: This review is based on a beta version of Anytune V3.0 which is due out this week, pending Apple’s approval of the app. This beta has proven to be incredibly stable and performs beautifully, so I expect nothing different in the final version. As I have already reviewed both Capo and the Amazing Slow Downer, I wouldn’t have bothered...