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.
There may be some extremely useful things that musicians can do with smartwatches, but using one to control Ableton Live is probably not at the top of the list.
The introduction of the Apple Watch has created both an opportunity and a challenge for music software developers. There’s an opportunity, because so many musicians are already using Apple’s iOS for for music making, and the Apple Watch extends that platform. And there’s a challenge, because the idea of a wearable music platform, based on… Read More Line 6 Puts Your Amp Settings On Your Wrist