IK Multimedia has released AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix – a new app that offers virtual recreations of the legendary guitar icon’s pedals and amplifiers..
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix is a mobile guitar effects processor and recording studio app that lets you play, practice and record with Jimi Hendrix’s gear, anytime and everywhere. Use the iRig or iRig STOMP interface to connect your guitar to your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad, and use iRig MIDI to control AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix with your floor controller.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix lets you build a flexible guitar signal chain complete with 4 stompbox effects and an amplifier head with cabinet, plus a single-track recorder (expandable to 8 tracks) for capturing your musical ideas quickly and easily.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix features models of all the gear used by Hendrix, including amplifiers like the JH GOLD based on the Marshall JTM45 and the JH DUAL based on the Fender Dual Showman.
AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix also features a Song player section that allows you to play along with songs or backing tracks by importing them directly from your device’s iPod library, or from your computer. The Song section also includes SpeedTrainer, which can slow down or speed up the tempo of audio material without affecting pitch. A digital chromatic tuner and metronome are also included.
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The new Squier Strat Guitar offers USB & iOS Connectivity.
The Squier by Fender USB Stratocaster electric guitar gives you a huge range of tones and all the features you expect from Fender—plus the convenience of direct connection to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.
- Pickup select switch
- Pickup volume control
- Pickup tone control
- Headphone volume control
- 1/4-inch passive guitar output
- 1/8-inch (3.5mm) stereo headphone jack
- Type Mini-B USB connector offering bi-directional audio streaming
The Squier Strat with USB & iOS Connectivity is available exclusively at the Apple Store.
World’s First iPAD GUITAR DJ Frame! – MANTARAY – Demo PART 1
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.
WORLD’S Second IPAD GUITAR / DJ FRAME! HAMMERHEAD AXEPAD! All is revealed.
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…!”
Slash talks about the new AmpliTube Slash app for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Mac/PC
Interesting comments from Slash – “My new album, Apocalyptic Love, was entirely written while we were on tour. By using my iPhone along with IK’s AmpliTube and iRig I was able to capture whatever ideas I had swimming in my head, usually around 4am.”
All versions of AmpliTube Slash feature models of the gear used by Slash in the studio and for his live performances.
Additionally AmpliTube Slash provides a fully integrated multi-track recording studio for capturing ideas quickly and easily or producing entire songs and compositions (via in-app purchase on iOS versions). A robust song player section gives users the ability to play along with songs or backing tracks by importing them directly from their device library or computer.
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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’.
At the 2012 NAMM Show, IK Multimedia introduced the GuitarConnect Pro – a new adapter that lets you plug your guitar into an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Plug your instrument into the 1/4″ jack and you have a digital connection from your instrument into your iOS guitar software.
- Plug your guitar or other musical instrument into your iPad, iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S
- Turn your iPad or iPhone into a compact performance or practice rig
- Noise-free, all-digital connection from your instrument to GarageBand
- Dedicated gain control for instrument input
- GuitarConnect Pro is AppPowered
GuitarConnect Pro is available now for $79.
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.
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.
- 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.
Yonac Software has introduced Shredder, the first professional iPad guitar synthesizer.
- Connect your guitar to your iPad through the USB (such as Apogee Jam, Griffin GuitarConnect Pro, Sonoma GuitarJack 2), Jack/Mic (such as iRig), or use the iPad’s built-in microphone
- Uses real FM/subtractive analog-modeling synthesis
- Can also be controlled by the onscreen keyboard, or a hardware MIDI controller
- Comes with three of our signature stomp boxes: Fuzz Goblin, Ghoul Vibrations, and Echo-Plasm
- Over 100 presets to get you started; save an endless number of user presets
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