Need an amp modeler? Got an iPad?

I’ve been a nut with combining computers and music for a long time. After all, I’ve played guitar for a long time (not noticeable by my hack playing) and I’ve been into computers for nearly as long. So naturally, the iPad has been an interesting device. Not only is it fun to surf the net […]

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iRig Pro Review! I love this thing

I just picked up the IK Multimedia iRig Pro this week, after selling my (perfectly capable) Apogee Jam. This device covers a lot of ground in a device not much bigger than two packs of Bubblicious, and even has room for a battery for the phantom power (more on that later). The iRig Pro allows […]

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Variax’s acoustic tones, vs. real acoustic and a piezo-equipped solidbody electric

So, I’ve had the Variax for a few weeks now, and unfortunately it is going back. This is due to weird glitching, and the models deciding to just switch on their own. Clearly an electronics problem, and while I could get it repaired, I don’t feel very comfortable keeping a $700 (I got it on […]

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Audio Creation on the iPad is reaching a turning point

The iPad came out in 2010. Small, lightweight, many forward thinking musicians gleamed at the thought of using it for mobile on the go music creation. At first, we had cool little amusing toys for apps. Silo’d apps that weren’t much more than a minor amusement to play with, but nothing most serious musicians would […]

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I played a Line 6 Tyler Variax

I got to play a Line 6 James Tyler Variax today, specifically the JTV69, which is the “Strat-ish” model with an alder body, 25.5″ scale maple/rosewood neck, and two singles/one humbucker pickup configuration. I played it through a 2×12, two channel Fender of some sort, all tube, as well as a Fishman Loudbox Mini for […]

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Soundcloud Test

I’m wanting to see how Soundcloud links work on this new site. Short clip testing a bare guitar and bass into GuitarRig 5 Pro and EZMix2:

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