Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Connect Your Jamstik to GarageBand

Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Connect Your Jamstik to GarageBand

by Chris Heille

Apple's GarageBand is a great first step into music production. We'll walk you through getting connected to GarageBand on your iOS Device.

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Ableton Live 10 Release Date Announced - Feb 6

Ableton Live 10 Release Date Announced - Feb 6

by Chris Heille

Ableton announced the release date for Live 10, the promised and awaited update to their tremendously popular DAW.

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Create Music Online with Soundtrap's DAW for Google Chrome

Create Music Online with Soundtrap's DAW for Google Chrome

by Chris Heille 1 Comment

We're excited to announce the integration of the jamstik with Soundtrap—an online music studio that operates directly in your Google Chrome browser and allows you to collaborate with others in real-time.

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Start Making Music On Your PC with Cakewalk's SONAR Artist

Start Making Music On Your PC with Cakewalk's SONAR Artist

by Mike Green

Jamstik and Cakewalk have teamed up again! Our good friend Craig Anderton released custom presets for Rapture Session as a bonus download exclusively available for this bundle.

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How to Create Your First Song in BeatHawk with the Jamstik

How to Create Your First Song in BeatHawk with the Jamstik

by Mike Green

BeatHawk is a music creation app created by UVI, a France-based development team that makes software for professional audio production. From the quality sound-packs, clean interface, and usability, it’s a homerun for any mobile musician.

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Check out the new Audio FX Chain in the iOS jamstik+ App!

Check out the new Audio FX Chain in the iOS jamstik+ App!

by Chris Heille

In the latest version of the jamstik+ app (v 1.7.3) we’ve added an Audio FX chain with simple effects and amp models for you to play with your jamstik+. An effects chain can string together guitar-pedal and amp simulations on top of your sound.

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Revolutionize boring GarageBand tracks with killer drum samples

Revolutionize boring GarageBand tracks with killer drum samples

by Chris Heille

For all of GarageBand's amazing features and improvements, there's one place where some users believe GarageBand falls flat quickly; drum sounds. This blog is going to walk through a specific AudioUnit Extension enabled app, UVI's BeatHawk, to play new drum sounds in GarageBand like a software plugin.

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Have you ever wanted to score your own composition or riff?

Have you ever wanted to score your own composition or riff?

by Mckinley Hayes

If you've wanted to use the jamstik+ for composition or notation, Guitar Pro 7 allows you to do exactly that for guitar, bass, drum, or keyboard using tablature and/or standard notation!

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Helpful Tips for Using SONAR with the Jamstik+

Helpful Tips for Using SONAR with the Jamstik+

by Mike Green

With the recent announcement of SONAR & Windows compatibility, the opportunity for connecting Bluetooth MIDI Controllers like jamstik is now available with ease.

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Making Beats with the Jamstik: How MIDI Drums Get Mapped

Making Beats with the Jamstik: How MIDI Drums Get Mapped

by Chris Heille

Get the lowdown on how to use the jamstik+ as a MIDI controller for playing drum kits in your favorite app or DAW, and why we have to deal with something called "General MIDI." 

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How to use the Jamstik+ in Ableton Live - Free Ableton Patch Download

How to use the Jamstik+ in Ableton Live - Free Ableton Patch Download

by Chris Heille 4 Comments

We've been working on developing some tools for Jamstik+ users working with Ableton Live, check out this cool-sounding Instrument Rack you can download to try yourself.

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New MIDI App Review Series Launch: Apps We Got To Have

New MIDI App Review Series Launch: Apps We Got To Have

by Chris Heille 2 Comments

"Apps We Got To Have” is a series dedicated to sharing info about the apps that we love to use with the jamstik. We’re not concerned with doing “deep dive” style reviews where we go over every detail of an app in exhaustive fashion, we’ll leave that to Dischord and Synthtopia. What we want to do is demonstrate the one or two things we love about an app, what makes it valuable for use with the jamstik.

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