It’s Simple To Make Video Mashups With Sympler

Attention Ladies and Gentlemen: I think we really need one more way to mash up digital content. Don’t you agree? I mean, I don’t think there are enough options out there. Yay, we’re in luck because Sympler launched an update to their video mashup app this week (version 2.0). It’s actually pretty cool though, so don’t […]

SampleTank 3 – We Have a Date

SampleTank 3 July Release officially announced, with pre-order discount pricing (~$250) that will save you about $100. It has been 10 years since IK released version 2 of SampleTank, and they have been pushing back the release date on this new version of their virtual instrument software for ‘a while’ now.  With over 30 GB […]

JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar

I’ve seen plenty of guitar apps in my lifetime – enough for two lifetimes, in fact – but JamStar, an app by an Israeli programming house, has almost won my heart. The premise is simple – you tune your guitar and then play notes or chords. The app (which runs on a phone or your […]

Up Close With The DM1 Drum Machine For OSX

DM1 is a popular drum sequencer made originally for iOS that offered multiple voices including 808s and real kits. The sequencer, which allows for random audio modifications on the fly and a nice bit of tweaking, has just been released for OS X and I had a bit of time to check it out.

Twenty Four Free Video Guitar Lessons At GuitarTricks.com

As a marketing tool, GuitarTricks.com is offering 24 free guitar lessons, served up via streaming video at their website. All that is required is a quick web registration (username, password and email address) and you’re up and running, watching tips from the pro teachers involved with their website including: Lisa McCormick, Anders Mouridsen, Dale Turner, […]

iZotope Nectar Elements

iZotope’s Nectar Elements plugin for Garage Band, looks to be a simple solution for augmenting your vocal recordings in both pro and home recording setups. At $129, Nectar Elements contains a subset of functionality of its $299 “big brother” software called Nectar, however there appears to be a clear and easy upgrade path between the […]