updated 01:20 pm EDT, Wed September 29, 2004
Jam Packs for GarageBand
Apple today introduced two new Jam Packs for its GarageBand music creation software. Jam Pack 2: Remix Tools makes it easy to produce compelling dance, hip-hop and electronica track. Jam Pack 2 offers more than 2,000 additional loops, 20 new beat kits (Techno, R&B, House, Trance), new synth and sound effect instruments and classic drum machines from Roland (TR-808, TR-909, TR-606, CR-78). Jam Pack 3: Rhythm Section offers songwriters a complete backing band to help build a professional sounding foundation for their rock, alternative and country music. It includes 2,000 loops and over 50 new instruments, including new drums (Jazz Brushes, Indie Rock, Warehouse Kit), basses (Motown, Liverpool, Progressive Rock, Unplugged) and guitars (Dobro Slide, Bluegrass Banjo, Bluesy Acoustic, Heavy Metal Electric). Both are available now from the for $100.