- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (January 10, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1118145585
- ISBN-13: 978-1118145586
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 32 customer reviews
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What do you use it for?
I have a bunch of basic pattern beats I saved in there. They're good to use on the fly to get an idea down quickly.
How does the iPad fit into your work in the studio and on the road?
I use my iPad for music apps and to look up videos and songs for inspiration. I try not to "surf the web" on the same screen I'm producing on. It can be distracting. Although I play Street Fighter on my iPad, which doesn't help.
What does the iPad offer you musically that wasn't possible/more difficult before?
For me it's most useful on the road when you want to lay something down fast and you don't have any keyboards near you. I have a lot of Korgs at home and the apps have a familiarity to them that I like.
Can you explain an iPad music trick or technique you use often?
Sure! A cool way to utilize the Korg i-ms20 app for iPad is to track a C note on your favorite patch and export it to Logic, or whatever you produce on, and put it on a piano roll to trigger it via MIDI.
From the Back Cover
Make your iPad a full-fledged, mobile music studio
That iPad is a sleek, shiny piece of musical magic. Whether you're a drummer, guitarist, singer, or even a DJ, here's where you'll learn about all the apps and techniques you need to make your iPad a music-making machine. With tips from the pros and an entire section devoted to GarageBand for iPad, this book shows you how to turn your iPad into a music studio that goes where you go.
Discover essential apps and techniques for making real music with your iPad
Connect existing instruments and devices and integrate your iPad into your present studio setup
Master the most exciting, powerful mobile music software yet the GarageBand® app
Learn how to write your own sheet music, guitar tab, and lyrics on your iPad
Explore the secrets of chart musicians already using iPads in the studio and on the road
Featuring advice from Dave Matthews Band's Stefan Lessard, Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess, Jason LaRocca, and other top artists