Introducing Spotify Integration in the Jamstik Play Portal (Beta Version)

Introducing Spotify Integration in the Jamstik Play Portal (Beta Version)

by Meredith Cannon

We're excited to introduce a Spotify integration in the Jamstik Play Portal. Now, you can improvise soloing over your favorite songs with guided scale overlays that populate based on the key of the chosen song. Try it out today!

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Live Talkboxing with the Jamstik, OMEC Teleport, Boss VO-1, Serum, & Ableton Live 10

Live Talkboxing with the Jamstik, OMEC Teleport, Boss VO-1, Serum, & Ableton Live 10

by Chris Heille

The team at Orange Amps have come up with this genius USB audio interface, the OMEC Teleport. See how you can use the Jamstik MIDI guitar with the OMEC Teleport.

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How to use GarageBand's Live Loops on iOS with the Jamstik

How to use GarageBand's Live Loops on iOS with the Jamstik

by Chris Heille 1 Comment

In 2016, Apple introduced a new interface into GarageBand for iOS, called Live Loops. Live Loops gives users more of a pattern or clip based method for making music. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to get started with the app using the Jamstik.

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Jamstik X Woodchuck

Jamstik X Woodchuck

by Jamstik Team

We've teamed up again with our Minneapolis neighbors, Woodchuck USA, to create custom, real wood guitar stands for the Jamstik Smart Guitars! The stands work for ANY generation of the Jamstik product line and are available in three different finishes—including Walnut, Mahogany, and Birch. 

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Jamstik Artist Sessions: Kap Slap Q&A

Jamstik Artist Sessions: Kap Slap Q&A

by Meredith Cannon

To kick off our new Artist Q&A Sessions, we tapped one of our newest Jamstik artists, Kap Slap. He's a talented musician and producer with valuable music industry insights and experience.

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Best Instagram Tips & Tricks for Guitarists and Musicians

Best Instagram Tips & Tricks for Guitarists and Musicians

by Meredith Cannon

Instagram is our go-to network for inspiration, entertainment, and interaction. In this blog post, we'll introduce you to some of our favorite accounts and communities on Instagram, hashtags to engage with and follow, and a few tips and tricks for growing your network and getting your music out there!

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Zivix Raises Over $500,000 Dollars for New Jamstiks on Indiegogo

Zivix Raises Over $500,000 Dollars for New Jamstiks on Indiegogo

by Matthew Cannon

Zivix concluded our successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign yesterday, having raised over $500,000 for the new Jamstik Smart Guitars. You can still pre-order the new models through Indiegogo InDemand, with the Jamstik 7 available for $199, and the Jamstik 12 available for $379.

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Zivix Announces New Charitable Partnership with The NAMM Foundation

Zivix Announces New Charitable Partnership with The NAMM Foundation

by Jamstik Team 1 Comment

We recently surpassed our Crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo, and to share in that success Zivix will be donating 2% of total funds raised during the campaign to The NAMM Foundation's Bill Collings Memorial Fund!

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Announcing Third-Generation Jamstik Smart Guitars

Announcing Third-Generation Jamstik Smart Guitars

by Matthew Cannon 13 Comments

The new Jamstik Smart Guitars are here! Learn about the Jamstik 7 and the brand new full-size Jamstik Studio MIDI Guitar.

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Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Use the Jamstik to Make Beats

Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Use the Jamstik to Make Beats

by Chris Heille

The first time you try using your Jamstik to control the drum instruments in GarageBand can be frustrating if you don’t know what drum sounds are mapped to the different note positions on the Jamstik.

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Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Set the Metronome in GarageBand

Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Set the Metronome in GarageBand

by Chris Heille

When you record, you’ll usually want a reference for tempo. The metronome (the triangular icon next to the volume slider in the top bar) provides an audible click for you to play to. 

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Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Select an Instrument in GarageBand

Jamstik Quick Tips for GarageBand - How To Select an Instrument in GarageBand

by Chris Heille 1 Comment

The Jamstik plays more than just guitar sounds if you know how to select them. Connect your Jamstik to GarageBand for iOS via Bluetooth so you can make music, write songs, produce, and have fun. 

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