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Best Of 2018: iOS Apps For Musicians
2018 has been a great year for new, expanded and upgraded music-making apps on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Here are some of the best, from beat makers to full DAWs.
Dec. 26, 2018
8 Productivity Hacks For Making Music On The Move
Making music on the move has never been easier, whether on a laptop, phone or tablet. Here are 8 ways to make it easier and more fun to create music on the go.
Jul. 23, 2018
Designing an Interactive Museum Exhibit as an iPad App
Tasked with creating an iPad app that was stylish but easy to use, Iain Anderson combined design, programming and various different software to make it happen. Here's how.
Jul. 21, 2018
5 Reasons Your Main Music Production Platform Can Be An iPad
Long gone are the days when the iPad was a mere sketchpad. Now, it really can be the heart of your music-making setup, as Hollin Jones explains.
Feb. 8, 2018
iOS: 10 Years In As A Musician
In the decade since its invention, iOS has gone from simple to supercharged. For musicians, that has meant a change from a novelty to a serious production platform. Matt Vanacoro recaps...
Nov. 11, 2017
Music and iCloud: Using the Cloud for Music and Production
iCloud provides a number of ways in which you can streamline your workflow and get access from any device to your music and sample libraries. Here are some ways that the cloud can change your life.
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Oct. 20, 2017
Recording Dialogue And Voice Over With MetaRecorder
MetaRecorder is an iOS app that goes above and beyond what many similar audio recording apps can do. Matt Vanacoro found it changed his whole approach to recording voiceover.
Sep. 6, 2017
Can Apple Win Over Musicians With The iPhone 8?
The next iPhone will be faster, but that's not all Apple needs to do to make its phones more appealing to musicians. Hollin Jones thinks the problems lie not with hardware but elsewhere.
Jul. 21, 2017
Music Producer Workflow: iPad To Desktop
Moving between iOS and desktop has got easier and smoother than ever with the advent of AirDrop and iCloud Drive. Here’s how it works, including a couple of Logic tricks you may not have known about.
May. 10, 2017
Discover Cubasis For iPad With This Quick Overview Video
Cubasis is both fun and powerful to use - one of the most powerful mobile DAWs around in fact. Hollin Jones shows you around in this quick introductory video.
Mar. 13, 2017
Creating Great Patches With Korg ARP ODYSSEi for iPad and iPhone
Korg’s ARP ODYSSEi app brings the classic sound of the ARP hardware to iOS for the first time. Here’s how to quickly build a patch and tweak it for great results.
Feb. 3, 2017
Set Up Cubasis For Seamless Recording And Editing With Just A Few Taps
Project setup is crucial in any DAW and in this video, Hollin Jones shows you how to nail things down quickly and easily in Cubasis for iPad.
Jan. 13, 2017
Excellent Tutorial on Moog Model 15 921A & 921B Oscillator Section
Moog released the Model 15 app earlier this year to great acclaim. Rightly so. This modular synthesizer app is possibly the best and most accurate analog synth emulation app for iPad/iOS.
Aug. 23, 2016
Getting Started With Audiobus for iOS
iOS musicians stand up. So you want to get audio from one iOS app to another? Audiobus is the app you should have already installed. Here's a quick getting started guide for setting up Audiobus.
Mar. 26, 2016
How to Record iPad Synths into Logic Pro X with Audreio
Imagine being able to stream audio from your iPad synth directly into Logic Pro X on your Mac... with low latency. Imagine no longer! Darren Burgos shows how using Audreio as a plug-in inside Logic.
Jul. 20, 2015
Six iOS 9 Features You’ll Quite Like
Iain Anderson delves into iOS9, the next incarnation of the operating system for Apple's iPhone and iPad. Here are six features he feels are worth mentioning above the others.
Jun. 28, 2015
Using iPad Synths in Logic Pro X
There are some meaty and capable synths available for iPad. Don't keep the iOS music platform separate from Logic Pro X. With a little know-how, you can integrate iOS synths directly into Logic.
Feb. 9, 2015
12 Innovative Ways Apple Watch Could be Used by Musicians & DJs
Though not designed primarily as a standalone device, the Apple Watch could be a useful controller, recording tool and metering analyser for musicians and DJs. Can you think of any more uses?
Sep. 10, 2014
DJ & Producer Tips: Staying Creative On The Road
Whether you're playing live as part of a band, solo or as a DJ, traveling can seem like a drain on your creative process. So, here's some tips to staying creative on the road by DJ/Prodcer, Noah Pred.
Aug. 17, 2014
Shooting Low Budget Multi-Cam Videos for Live Shows and Music Videos
Once you've completed your track, got it mixed and mastered and are ready to perform it, shooting a music video can help to promote it. Keith Crusher looks at the options on a budget.
Aug. 1, 2014
5 Tips to Make Your Digital World More Visually Accessible
Need help when looking at your computer screen? Stop squinting (assuming you can read this ok) and start living! Francesco Schiavon shows how to make your digital devices more visually friendly.
Jun. 24, 2014
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