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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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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SXSW Rhythm Lounge 2018: Lighting Up Austin with Nanoleaf

SXSW Rhythm Lounge 2018: Lighting Up Austin with Nanoleaf

by Meredith Cannon

This year, we teamed up with the crew at Nanoleaf to host the "Rhythm Lounge" at Austin's iconic SXSW festival. 

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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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Introducing the Jamstik Play Portal for Google Chrome

Introducing the Jamstik Play Portal for Google Chrome

by Meredith Cannon

You can now play the jamstik in your web-browser at play.jamstik.com thanks to web-MIDI capabilities in Google Chrome.

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Making Inroads Into the Future of Interactive Retail

Making Inroads Into the Future of Interactive Retail

by Matthew Cannon

Wondering where you can try and buy the jamstik+ smart guitar in person this holiday season? You can find one at an interactive retail store near you.

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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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