Apple has updated Garageband for OS X to version 10.1.1. The updated adds support for Music Memos projects, support for the iPhone and iPad Pro versions of Logic Remote, new loop content and more.
Apple has introduced the Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter, a new accessory that may interest musicians using iPads for music making. The Adapter lets you power your device, while you connect USB peripherals like hubs, Ethernet adapters, audio/MIDI interfaces, and card readers for CompactFlash, SD and microSD. Compatible models include:
Apple has updated Logic Pro X for Mac OS X and MainStage, adding ‘numerous fixes and enhancements. The updates include new loop content, enhancements to the Alchemy synthesizer, improved performance, support for Force Touch and Music Memo and more.
Apple today introduced Music Memos, a free app for iOS that lets you quickly capture, organize and develop musical ideas on your iPhone or iPad. Musicians and songwriters around the world have used the Voice Memos app on their iPhone to record ideas. The new Music Memos app is inspired by Voice Memos and takes the functionality even… Read More Apple Intros Music Memos For iOS, Like ‘Voice Memos For Music’
Apple today announced a major update to GarageBand for iOS that introduces multiple new features, including Live Loops, automation curves, 32 simultaneous track recording, Audio Unit support and polyphonic aftertouch. Live Loops seems to take some inspiration from Ableton Live’s Session View – bringing grid-based loop sequencing to GarageBand:
Apple today introduced the iPad Pro – a new iOS tablet, designed for power users. The iPad Pro offers CPU and graphic performance comparable to mobile PCs and a 12.9″ screen – which will allow for more powerful mobile music apps. “The iPad Pro is far and away the fastest iOS device we have ever made… Read More Apple Intros iPad Pro With Performance Faster Than 80% Of Mobile PCs
Camel Audio’s Alchemy synthesizer used to cost $249, on the high end for software synthesizers. But fans thought Alchemy was worth it, and were disappointed when Camel Audio closed shop earlier this year. As of today, though, Alchemy is back – at least for Mac users. Apple has introduced a massive free update to Logic… Read More Camel Audio Alchemy Lives On In Free Updates To Logic Pro, MainStage
Apple just announced, via Twitter, that it will be paying musicians during the three-month free trial period of its new Music streaming service. And it looks like musicians have Taylor Swift (right) to thank.