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Guitar Apps covers all iOS guitar apps news and also desktop guitar apps or guitar software.

Riffstation Announce New Web App for YouTube Videos

Written on July 19, 2014 at 10:00 pm, by Jon

riffstation web app
Riffstation have just announced a beta release of a new web based app that you can use with any YouTube video and analyse the chord progressions in realtime. Now don’t expect this app to magically tab out your favourite riffs, …

New iOS Amp Modelling App “ToneStack” from Yonac

Written on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 am, by Jon


I know you’re probably thinking, “another amp sim app?!”, yes another and it’s good, really good! I’ve been testing ToneStack by Yonac Software on my iPad using my iRig HD interface and the first thing I noticed was how little …

Chris Hau Wakesurfs while playing guitar using Positive Grid’s JamUp App

Written on July 2, 2014 at 9:17 pm, by Jon


Words can’t describe how awesome this video is, the ultimate surf guitar video! At first I thought Chris Hau is provably miming, but doing an excellent job of it, then he hits the open strings and I realised he isn’t …

Positive Grid BIAS coming to desktop soon

Written on June 25, 2014 at 6:17 pm, by Jon

For me, Positive Grid’s BIAS is one of the greatest apps ever released on the iPad (and iPhone too since my review). Not only is it incredibly fun to play amp designer the results you get from customising amps; switching …

Riffstation 1.5 released, win 1 of 5 copies!

Written on June 16, 2014 at 8:20 am, by Jon


When I reviewed Riffstation back in April 2012 I was really impressed. The Riffstation have continued to develop and improve their product and have just released version 1.5 which includes some pretty significant updates including the following:

  • The “Tempo” tool

ChordShaker app turns your iPhone into a guitar fretboard to learn chords & songs

Written on June 13, 2014 at 8:24 am, by Jon

ChordShaker
When I was first sent ChordShaker and read that it was an app to learn guitar chords by placing your fingers on the screen my initial reaction was that I would hate it, it’s not a guitar you should practice …

Positive Grid release major update to JamUp Pro iOS App

Written on June 10, 2014 at 6:25 pm, by Jon

Positive Grid JamUp Pro
San Diego, CA (Jun 10, 2014) — Positive Grid updates its flagship guitar and bass multi-effects app JamUp with major new features. New JamUp includes three new Expansion Packs: Vintage Effects, Acoustic Pro, and Gurus Amps®, built-in BIAS integration with …

Gear Demo: Brainworx bx_rockrack Guitar Amp Plugin

Written on June 3, 2014 at 9:09 pm, by Jon


There are many amp simulation plugins available for Mac & PC and I have demonstrated a lot of them here on Guitar Noize. I’m always looking for new sounds so when my friend Marcel Yammouni told me about the Brainworx

Strum Guitar like Justin with FourChords app

Written on April 13, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon


Press Release
FourChords, the Guitar Karaoke app (free on iOS) has launched a new “strumming” feature to help aspiring beginners learn to strum their guitars via their iPhones and iPads.

Developed by Finnish music app developer Musopia, the FourChords …

Toontrack releases Classic Amps EZmix Pack

Written on April 12, 2014 at 6:51 pm, by Jon

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Back in Nov 2012 I reviewed Toontrack’s Metal Guitar Gods EZMix Pack for EZMix 2 and I was really impressed at the quality of presets available from some big names in modern metal such as Misha Mansoor and Frederik Thorndahl. …