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!
Well these are some welcome updates to Music XML! Of course 4.0 was released in June 2021. Seems I’m obviously NOT on the cutting edge here but none the less….. this is very interesting! If you want to watch two hours about music notation the link to the video is here…. Continue reading MusicXML 4.0 Updates
So if you have more than one iPad and you have ForScores iCloud sync turned on then you have magic in your hands! I can annotate on my one iPad and those annotations will show up on the other iPad! It is not real time but it is super fast! Never before possible. Think of the possibilities with students in a classroom. Or in an … Continue reading ForScore and iCloud Sync
Well this is welcome news and clarifying as well! Dorico for iPad already gets it’s first public update today and it brings swift reaction to feedback directly gathered from its users – you! The big news is that there is no longer a 12 player limit! This is very welcome news to us who are directors, arrangers and composer for larger ensembles! Even with just … Continue reading Dorico for iPad UPDATED TODAY!
After listening to several episodes of Watch The Sound with Mark Ronson it hit me once again tonight why I love making music with iPad… If you have any interest in music tech and music creation then you should go watch this Apple TV+ creation. I will warn you though that there is some language as you could imagine when dealing with modern music and … Continue reading Creating Music on iPad
OK boys and girls…. This is NOT a drill… Dorico has the introduction video to their new Dorico for iPad app live on their YouTube! Not the first notation app on iOS but this is the second of what I’d call the big four companies with desktop notation apps to release a companion iPad app! There are a couple of items to call your attention … Continue reading Dorico Big News Today – Dorico for iPad
You know this past year there just has not been much exciting in the world of iOS and music Apps. As my last post was music notation based I WOULD like to offer a couple thoughts on what I feel are some exciting times and big changes coming for us in music notation. Changes we will welcome as music teachers, music performers and people who … Continue reading Music Notation Current Thoughts as of July 24, 2021