(OK – I guess I started writing about this and never hit the Publish Button! this is NOT new but came out in early Dec 2021) This is the weekend for new sounds I guess! I know I am super excited because I am taking some of my band students down to listen to the Brass Band of Battle Creek here in Michigan. This is … Continue reading Roli has released a new Orchestral Ensembles for Equator and it sounds astounding!
OK oh great wise and wonderful people…. Please tell me how in the world is this click automatically getting louder and softer based on if I am playing my MIDI keyboard? This is wonderful magic but I have NOT a CLUE how this has been accomplished. I just know I want to duplicate this in the future! Continue reading Logic Pro and Metronome Question
Dorico is moving fast with their development! They just recently released Dorico 4 for desktop and now Dorico 2.0 for iPad is out bringing the iPad version up to speed with the desktop improvements. There are some great improvements here that are welcome changes! I Have a big show this weekend but will be sharing more about this next week for now the important details … Continue reading Dorico 2 for iPad is now available!
Wow! Times flies….. I just saw that I first started using WordPress 16 years ago! Now the first post on THIS blog was not until AFTER the iPad came out in 2010 though – to be precise it was April 6, 2010. I started this blog to share my experiences. It has offered me the chance to meet MANY people I never would have met … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
Saw this announcement come through today…. if you are interested in Dorico then maybe you might be interested in tuning in! This Wednesday January 12th stay tuned! Make sure you don’t miss our latest announcements about #Dorico. Wednesday 12 January at 2pm GMT Set a reminder in your time zone: Continue reading Dorico Live Stream Wednesday Jan 12, 2022 – Just sayin’….
Steinberg has just released a FREE LoFi Piano virtual instrument! This is an instrument for those who want some low-fidelity aesthetics to their production. – Grab it here – This virtual instrument is what we get when you take an upright piano, stick some amazing vintage microphones in the room and start recording! Throw in a couple of surprises like 6 effects and even chord … Continue reading Sounds of the FREE LoFi Piano from Steinberg
Things 3 is 30% off. Want an app to help you organize all the Things you need to get done? LumaFusion is $10 off! If you want the best video editor for iPad then this is it! Next to iMovie, LumaFusion gives you SO much! Best app I’ve picked up so far though is the new Animoog Z Synthesizer and all of it’s sound packs! … Continue reading Black Friday Sales Galore! Animoog Z Is An Instant Buy!
So Tascam just put out a brand new version of their handheld recorder and I’m pretty excited. This could be an amazing tool for music educators! Let me tell you why….. of course I will warn you up-front that I do not own one of these yet. I have simply watched, read and listened to every bit of information I can about this thing. So … Continue reading Tascam Portacapture X8 is an Excellent Recorder for Teachers! (I think)
OK people – This is NOT a drill- this IS for real! StaffPad is currently on sale for $39.99. This is joined by a tremendous sale on the sound libraries which I believe is a HUGE part of what makes StaffPad such an amazing tool for music educators and musicians. if you have not HEARD what StaffPad can do for you then you NEED to … Continue reading StaffPad and Sound Libraries On Sale
This is the time of year that we see some outstanding sales on iOS apps that allow you to use your iOS devices as musical instruments! When I bought my first iPad in 2010 I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that it would become an irreplaceable tool for my sheet music. Now, 11 years later, I almost feel guilty using iPad for JUST … Continue reading Want to use your iOS Device as a Musical Instrument? Get started with some Black Friday Sales!