World’s First iPad Guitar – The Mantaray

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World’s First iPAD GUITAR DJ Frame! – MANTARAY – Demo PART 1

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PRESS RELEASE – FRANZ KELLER DESIGNS Worlds First iPad Guitar / DJ Frame – MANTARAY iTAR ! Sturdy hand cut plexiglass body holds iPad, Kaoss Pad and Kaossilator* in fully usable, yet safe and secure position. Great for live performance! Now use BOTH hands to play your iPad music apps (instead of wasting one in merely holding the iPad.) Use ANY iPad music app to it’s fullest potential! Official Franz K Apps, designed for the Mantaray, will be available soon on the App Store. Designed and hand built in the USA, by artists and musicians! $100 plus S&H Official USA / world distributor: NoiseBug.net – Analogue Synths, Botique Guitar effects and More – LA Area Showroom *Future versions will be designed for other useful sets of gear, and feature interchangeable lock plates for different devices.

iPad Guitar – The Hammerhead AxePad

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WORLD’S Second IPAD GUITAR / DJ FRAME! HAMMERHEAD AXEPAD! All is revealed.

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Gotta see it to believe it! NEW Second Edition of my iPad Guitar / DJ Frame “You Will believe in the power of the iPad Guitar…!”

How To Play Blues Guitar

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Beginner Blues rhythm guitar Lesson How to play blues guitar

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Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 Pro

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Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 Pro new effects demo

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This demo shows off the 6 new effects units available in Guitar Rig 5, apologies for the Stereo Tune demo I didn’t realise I had my screencast software setup incorrectly but you will get the idea and the audio is fine.

Electro-Harmonix Ravish Sitar Demo

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Summer NAMM ’11 – Electro-Harmonix Ravish Sitar Demo

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www.premierguitar.com PG’s Chris Kies is On Location at the 2011 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, TN, where he visits the Electro-Harmonix booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of their newest guitar stompbox — the Ravish Sitar pedal. For more Summer NAMM ’11 video demos or to view Premier Guitar’s COMPLETELY FREE digital edition magazine, be sure to visit http

 

Introducing The gTar iPhone Guitar

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Incident has introduced the gTar – an iPhone guitar:

Incident began out of a personal need for a guitar that could plug into the computer to compose music digitally. When the first functional prototypes started coming together, we were inspired by innovative musical instruments like the Monome and decided to try adding LEDs to the fretboard. We started to see how fun and easy it was for someone with no musical background to interact with the bright, colorful lights and we knew we had something worth pursuing.

See the kickstarter site for details.

Electro-Harmonix NYC Headquarters Tour

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Electro-Harmonix NYC Headquarters Tour

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http://www.premierguitar.com PG’s Rebecca Dirks is on location in New York, New York, where she visits the Electro-Harmonix NYC headquarters and gets led on a tour by the company’s Founder and CEO Mike Matthews.

For more Factory Tours or to watch one of Premier Guitar’s 1600 other videos online, be sure to visit http://www.premierguitar.com/video

 

Shredder for iPhone Guitar Synth (Sneak Preview)

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Here’s a sneak preview of Yonac Software‘s just announced Shredder for iPhone.

Shredder is an app that lets you use your iPhone (or iPad) as a guitar synthesizer.

Here’s the official description:

SHREDDER for iPhone – Synth for Guitar:

Raspy synth swells? Gotcha covered. Bass-doubled riffs? Yup. Strings ‘n Things for beefing up the mix? Ditto. No special synth pickup needed.

SHREDDER is a synthesizer controlled by your guitar. Pop it on, plug in your guitar, hit the “Guitar Synth” button and start jamming. SHREDDER comes with a true analog synth engine including dual oscillators, 3 types of filter, a dedicated FM envelope as well as other goodies like dual LFOs, a virtual pedalboard and more. Chose among 100+ built-in presets, or create and save endless ones of your own.

SHREDDER comes with a dedicated guitar mix fader to mix in your guitar, and has attack and decay sensitivity faders to allow you to customize guitar tracking to your playing and input interface, whether its a USB in, a guitar adapter or the plain built-in mic. Headphones are required with use of the built in-mic.

We’ll keep an eye out for this. It’s officially ‘coming soon’.

Shredder iPad Synth for Guitar With Chordmaker

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Yonac Software has released Shredder 1.1, which now has an added ‘Chordmaker’ feature.

With Chordmaker you can create up to 4-interval chords for each note, or choose from 17 built-in chord definitions. You can also transpose on the fly and save progressions to file.

To play chords, you simply pick the root note on your guitar.

You can also use Chordmaker to control other virtual MIDI compatible apps (such as ORGAN+ seen here) by sending out auto-formed chord messages.

Shredder is available in the App Store.

The Peavey AmpKit LiNK HD Guitar Interface

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Alex Skolnick tries out the Peavey AmpKit Link HD guitar interface at the 2012 NAMM Show.

He plugged a looper between his guitar and AmpKit, and went to work instantly. He starts with a clean jazz sound – but wait a minute and he gets the epic shred on.

Features:

  • The only charging guitar interface: optional AC adapter charges your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch while you play.
  • Stays connected: uses cable with dual locking connectors, rather than relying on friction fit – it just can’t fall out.
  • Input and Output: LiNK HD is not only guitar in, but also headphone and line out.
  • Control at your fingertips: control knobs for guitar input level and headphone output level. No need to launch an app.
  • Mac and PC: LiNK HD works as a guitar interface for your Mac and PC, too. USB cable included.
  • Built solid: sturdy jacks and cable connectors. Rubberized, non-slip coating feels great and reduces sliding.

AmpKit LiNK HD is expected to be available in the second quarter of 2012.