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Category Archives: Guitar Apps

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

Review: Positive Grid BIAS Desktop

Written on October 21, 2014 at 2:10 pm, by Jon


When Positive Grid released BIAS for iPad I, and to be honest I think anyone that tried it, was blown away. While I’m sure amp modelling software companies had tools like this internally to tweak their amp models, never before …

Ninebuzz Modal Buddy Guitar App

Written on August 29, 2014 at 10:05 am, by Jon

Ninebuzz are a software company that make mobile apps specifically for guitarists. Their latest app is called ‘Modal Buddy’ and as you can probably guess is designed to be a complete tutorial on learning and using the diatonic Modes.

There …

Review: Scuffham Amps S-Gear 2

Written on August 21, 2014 at 8:35 am, by Jon

Scuffham S-Gear 2
Scuffham Amps were brought to my attention a few months ago and I was immediately interested in checking out their Amp Modelling plugin S-Gear (S-Gear also runs as a standalone app) after reading the backstory on the company, more of …

StompBox Band iOS – Another Great Looking Amp/Effects Modelling App

Written on August 12, 2014 at 10:02 pm, by Jon


I’m constantly amazed by not only the amount of guitar and effects modelling apps that are available for iOS but also the quality, and I don’t just mean the audio quality either, the entire user experience of these apps including …

Positive Grid BIAS Expansion Packs Review

Written on August 4, 2014 at 7:53 pm, by pappy

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by Pappy

Positive Grid is a big deal to me because of the quality of their apps in the iOS world. When they first entered the fray, they did so with JamUp XT and JamUp Pro. JamUp XT was free

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