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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

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Loopy HD with Blue Microphones Nessie

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Loopy HD

This is the app that Jimmy Fallon used last week to sing “Lion Sleeps Tonight” with Billy Joel on the Tonight Show. Loopy HD by A Tasty Pixel is a looping app that allows you to create small loops or whole songs.

You have containers in which you can upload a sample, or record your vocal or instrument. You can record up to 12 samples to work within the song.

Once recorded, you can turn on and off the sample. Adjust the sample if you want it to be off-beat. You can also adjust the volume, pan, and even layer one track on another for the right sound.

The app has MIDI control, so you can use a pedal to control the loops.

Loopy is available for iPhone ($2.99) or the HD on iPad ($7.99) which allows you to load on phone and tablet.

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Blue Microphones Nessie

Jimmy Fallon had high-end wireless microphones to record with. For some of us, we need a good and cheap USB microphone to plug into our iPads.

That is where the comes in. This is a great microphone that sits on your desk to record vocals, music and more. With the USB to lightning adapter, you can connect the Nessie to your iPad or iPhone.

The Nessie is a condenser microphone, so its meant to sit on the table, as opposed to by your mouth. I recommend pointing the microphone to the corner of your mouth, no more than 6-12 inches away from you. Otherwise, this microphone has a built-in wind screen and shock mount.

Three switches on the back allow for instrument mode, vocal mode or RAW mode. The microphone has a touch button to mute at a moments notice. The light will pulse when the microphone is muted.

The headphone jack in the back allows you to hear what you are recording, with a volume dial on the stand.

Only issue with the Nessie could be the stand. If your table is too low or high, you may need to get creative for the microphone. There is no adapter to connect to a microphone stand.

Otherwise, the Nessie has a great sound and made this audio sound pretty sweet! I used it to record my This Week in Google Glass shows last week.  Blue Microphones Nessie is around $100, which is great for the podcaster or musician.

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