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JAM STUDIO

Whether it’s singing your heart out or performing music with your friends, Jam Studio is a smartphone app that allows the creative processes that were formerly only possible in the real studio to be recorded online.
Jam Studio enables you to find fellow musicians from anywhere at anytime, to create and make music with.

Record, Upload and Collaborate with just a smartphone.

Jam Studio is an online recording studio for all musicians.

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    Price

    Free Subscription Standard Subscription
    Monthly Fee Zero ¥580*(6 months free trial)
    Number of Collaborations Allowed Unlimited Unlimited
    Maximum Number of Songs that Can be Stored 300 300
    Available Effects Reverb Compression/
    Equalizer/
    Reverb
    Group Function NO YES

    Q&A

    Frequently Asked
    Questions
    Service
    Uploading
    Downloading of Songs
    Technical Problems
    and Error Messages
    How am I charged?
    Fees are charged to your Apple ID. Your Jam Studio subscription renews automatically after each one-month period, calculated from the date of application.
    Your regular subscription will continue to renew automatically unless you cancel automatic renewal at least 24 hours before the end of the regular subscription term. If you have selected automatic renewal your account will be charged in the 24-hour period before the end of the regular subscription term. If you wish to cancel your subscription you should turn off automatic renewal at least 24 hours before the end of the subscription term.
    How do I view and cancel my regular subscriptions?
    You can view and cancel your regular subscriptions from the screen described below.
    • Go to Settings -> iTunes Store and App Store
    • Tap your Apple ID which will be displayed at the top of the screen.
    • Tap “View Apple ID”. If necessary sign-in or use your Touch ID.
    • Press Subscriptions to display your regular subscriptions.
    https://support.apple.com/ja-jp/HT202039
    I want to upload a cover.
    While you are able to upload both original music and covers, when uploading covers of songs that are not managed by JASRAC or NexTone you need to address any copyright issues yourself.
    I want to upload songs to platforms like YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.
    Jam Studio does not currently support the uploading of songs to other platforms.
    Are there plans to release an Android version of Jam Studio?
    There are currently no plans to release a version of Jam Studio for Android.
    Does the monthly fee cover mobile data used to upload songs?
    No. Mobile data used when uploading songs is not covered by the monthly fee for the app.
    How much data is required?
    Data requirements to upload one track
    Uploading a single-track song of 5-minutes in length requires approximately 5MB of data.
    If the song has eight tracks the data requirement increases to approximately 40MB.
    *A bidirectional data connection is required.
    Streaming Replay
    Approximately 5MB of data is required to stream a 5-minute track.
    I do not have Wi-Fi. Can I still use the app?
    While the app does not require Wi-Fi to function, we recommend using it in a Wi-Fi environment to prevent increased consumption of mobile data.
    What are your plans, if any, to add extra functions?
    Once the app has been launched we will continue to work to enhance the service. Details of individual enhancements will be announced as they are released.
    I want to cancel my paid subscription. I have been using the service for less than one month: can I get a refund?
    We do not provide refunds. We suggest you approach Apple directly, after reading the Apple Store Terms and Conditions.
    I cancelled my paid subscription. If I sign-up for another paid subscription in the same month will I be charged twice?
    Provided you rejoin within the same calendar month you will not incur any additional charges.
    When will fees for my paid subscription start being charged to my account?
    The timing of charges is governed by the App Store Terms and Conditions. Please check with the App Store.
    I have more than one iPhone. If I download the app to all of my phones will I be charged separately for each phone?
    You will not be charged separately for each phone if you use the same Apple ID on all phones.
    The members of my band all use this app. Can we get a group discount?
    No discount is currently offered to subscribers who are members of a group.
    I will be travelling (/relocating) overseas shortly. Will I be able to use the app there?
    The Jam Studio app is currently only available in Japan, and therefore cannot be used overseas.
    I downloaded the app but when I tried to sign up for the service I didn’t receive the email containing the authentication code.
    Email addresses associated with cellphones may be configured to block certain email addresses, causing emails not to be delivered.
    Before signing up make sure that you have allowed emails sent from the following domain on your mobile provider’s inbox settings page, to ensure you will receive emails from Jam Studio:
    jamstudio-music.com
    I never received an answer to the question I sent via the in-app Enquiries form.
    Email addresses associated with cellphones may be configured to block certain email addresses, causing emails not to be delivered.
    Before signing up make sure that you have allowed emails sent from the following domain on your mobile provider’s inbox settings page, to ensure you will receive emails from Jam Studio:
    jamstudio-music.com
    Note that it may take a few hours for us to respond to your enquiry.
    Am I subject to any penalties if I upload a cover? How do I find out whether the rights to a song are managed by JASRAC or NexTone?

    You are allowed to upload tracks whose rights are managed by JASRAC or NexTone. When uploading covers of songs that are not managed by JASRAC or NexTone you need to address any copyright issues yourself.

    You can search for tracks managed by JASRAC at:
    http://www2.jasrac.or.jp/eJwid/

    You can search for tracks managed by NexTone at:
    https://search.nex-tone.co.jp/

    Can I download songs?
    Jam Studio does not currently support downloading.
    How long are my songs stored on the app?
    Your songs will remain on the app indefinitely unless they breach copyright or offend public order or decency, in which case they may be deleted by Jam Studio staff.
    If I cancel my subscription and then rejoin, what happens to songs uploaded before I cancelled?
    Your songs will remain on the app under your former user identity. They will not be recognized as being associated with your new user identity.
    How is my copyright protected? What should I do if someone infringes on my copyright?
    Jam Studio is merely an upload platform. Users are generally required to be responsible for their own copyright issues. It should be noted, however that in the interests of convenience for users, Jam Studio has obtained consent to use the entire JASRAC and NexTone catalogues. If you own the copyright to a track that is uploaded and believe it is being used inappropriately, please contact Jam Studio via the Jam Studio website or the in-app Enquiries form.
    Who holds the copyright to original songs?
    Rights to original songs belong to the user who created them. As such, by uploading or transmitting, etc., an original song to the service you are deemed to have consented to use of the song by Jam Studio. For details, see section 4 of the Terms and Conditions: Content Uploaded by Users.
    My connection dropped out during an upload. What happens now?
    An error message will be displayed in a pop-up dialogue box and you will be returned to the screen you were on before uploading. Please upload the track again.

    Find

    Layer

    Create

    Use the App with your Band

    Effects/Mixer

    My Studio

    Advanced Recording

    The Home screen lets you search for songs in categories organized by keyword such as “New Songs”, “Guitarist wanted” and “Pick up Artist”. You can also mark songs as favorites.

    Pressing Pick up Artist shows you the song list screen and artists song information.Pressing Pick up Artist shows you the song list screen and artists song information.

    Swipe horizontally across the home screen to select All Songs -> We Wanted Player-> Community

    Swipe horizontally across the home screen to select All Songs, We Wanted Player, Community.Swipe horizontally across the home screen to select All Songs, We Wanted Player, Community.

    Once you find a song you like, try layering your own track on top of it. Pressing Collaboration creates a copy of the song that can be layered with other tracks.
    You can record multiple tracks or edit tracks you have added yourself.

    Pressing Collaboration creates a copy of the song that can be layered with other tracks.Pressing Collaboration creates a copy of the song that can be layered with other tracks.
    The following functions are performed automatically:
    1.Copy song 2.Add track 3.Launch Recording screen
    • You cannot edit tracks contained in collaborative songs that have been created by other users.
    • The collaboration function enables you to copy songs, then add and record tracks. Original song data is not affected by collaboration.

    Simply press Record to launch the Recording Window. Here you can record new songs.
    Just add a title and/or name of the artist and upload the track to start collaborating. The add track and edit track function can also be used with original songs.

    Simply press Record to launch the Recording Window. Simply press Record to launch the Recording Window.
    Warning Concerning Uploaded Content

    Jam Studio is a service for users to upload their own performances and songs. As such the uploading of the following content is prohibited:

    • Lyrics
    • Scores
    • Commercially released music contained on CDs or downloaded, in full or part (including samples thereof)
    • Album cover artwork

    Please be aware that under the terms and conditions of use, uploaded content that Jam Studio deems to contain any of the above is subject to deletion.

    The song information screen lets you input the title of the song, the name of artist, and the community to be uploaded in so that other users are able to find your song easily.

    The song information screen lets you input the title of the song, the name of artist, and the community to be uploaded.The song information screen lets you input the title of the song, the name of artist, and the community to be uploaded.
    Settings
    • Cover or Original
    • Song Title/Name of Artist
    • Song summary and hashtag
    • Location saved (select either My Studio or a group of your choosing)
    Options
    • Privacy settings (public or private)
    • Collaboration settings (allow or disallow collaboration)
    • Community uploaded in (you may select multiple communities of your choosing)
    • Band member/part wanted (you may specify a band member or part of your choosing)

    Use the App with your Band

    You can invite other band members to the app and create a group. Once a group has been created songs can be created and edited by multiple band members. Unlike the collaboration function, the Group function allows tracks created by other users to be edited as well. Songs created in the group can be easily accessed at any time from the group menu.

    • The group function is for users on a standard subscription.
    • While users on a free subscription are able to listen to songs in groups they have been added to, they are unable to add or edit tracks to those songs.
    Pressing the group list screen shows you more information about the group and the group home screen.Pressing the group list screen shows you more information about the group and the group home screen.

    Create Songs for a Group

    To create a song for a group, press the record button to create a new song and then when uploading the song select the group you want it to go in.

    To create a song for a group, press the record button to create a new song and then when uploading the song select the group you want it to go in.To create a song for a group, press the record button to create a new song and then when uploading the song select the group you want it to go in.

    Managing Groups

    Use this menu to manage not only songs created by the group but to add members to and remove members from the group. It also allows you to share private songs.

    Use this menu to add members to the group.Use this menu to add members to the group.

    Jam Studio lets you add sound effects to, or mix, any song.
    *Users on a standard subscription are able to use the compression, equalizer and reverb functions. Those on a free subscription can only use the reverb function.

    Jam Studio lets you add sound effects to, or mix, any song.Jam Studio lets you add sound effects to, or mix, any song.

    My Studio allows you to manage songs you have created and collaborated on, as well as songs you have “liked”.
    Scroll down to display a list of songs you have created and collaborated on.

    My Studio allows you to manage songs you have created and collaborated on, as well as songs you have “liked”.Scroll down to display a list of songs you have created and collaborated on.My Studio allows you to manage songs you have created and collaborated on, as well as songs you have “liked”.Scroll down to display a list of songs you have created and collaborated on.

    You can also view a list of people you follow and your followers in My Studio.

    You can also view a list of people you follow and your followers in My Studio.You can also view a list of people you follow and your followers in My Studio.

    “Multi-Take feature” “A-B Recording feature”

    Jam Studio incorporates a Multi-Take feature that allows you to choose the best of multiple takes, and an A-B Recording feature that allows you to record tracks between two points of your choosing (“A” and “B”).

    【Multi-Take Function】
    Jam Studio incorporates a Multi-Take feature that allows you to choose the best of multiple takes.Jam Studio incorporates a Multi-Take feature that allows you to choose the best of multiple takes.
    【A-B Recording】
     The A-B Recording feature allows you to record tracks between two points of your choosing (“A” and “B”). The A-B Recording feature allows you to record tracks between two points of your choosing (“A” and “B”).

    Recording using sound effects and the sound mixer

    By adjusting sound effect and mixer settings in the Recording window you can make a recording that closely approximates the sound you are aiming for.

    By adjusting sound effect and mixer settings in the Recording window you can make a recording that closely approximates the sound you are aiming for.By adjusting sound effect and mixer settings in the Recording window you can make a recording that closely approximates the sound you are aiming for.