Music Notation on iPad and Musicals

Why oh why was I not born where there are enough string players to pull off these musicals? One of the “benefits” of living “up north” in the small town and country side of good ‘ol USA! So we are once again doing a musical this year. Once again we’ve picked a musical that requires parts for a full string section. Once again I don’t … Continue reading Music Notation on iPad and Musicals

A Revolution and Turning of the Tide – Music Creation is Changing for the Better With StaffPad for iOS!

Well, it’s happening…. the tide is changing, the revolution is coming. Users are demanding more. Developers are pushing the envelope. Apple is giving us better and more powerful tools. Us users are longing for that next great tool that will inspire us to create like never before. Developers are finding ways to give us those tools because Apple and technology has gotten to a point … Continue reading A Revolution and Turning of the Tide – Music Creation is Changing for the Better With StaffPad for iOS!

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MET Podcast is Back!

Well, it has been a year… Happy New Year and New Decade!  Paul and Chris visit at the Michigan Music Conference, at the end of the day and as a college reception begins at the event.  It has been a YEAR since the last podcast (to the day!) was published.  We’re still here…it’s just been busy.  This is a live recording, with all the noises, interruptions, … Continue reading MET Podcast is Back!

MacBook Pro TouchBar Thought of the Day

The saying goes…. You don’t know what you’ve got until you don’t have it! Traditional Words of Wisdom from my Mom I’ve been using an external Bluetooth keyboard and mouse with my MacBook and iPad this past two weeks. As it has been Christmas vacation I’ve been able to leave every setup and use my nice big external monitor as a secondary display. That meant … Continue reading MacBook Pro TouchBar Thought of the Day

Making Music Using Cubasis 2 on my iPad

Creation makes us more Human. We are driven by the need to create. Sharing that creation is vital. T.P. Shimmons I dug in and played in the musical sandbox again last night. This is what I came up with using Cubasis 2 as my starting point and then digging into the arpeggio presets. I did add one additional AudioUnit app – iSEM. Oh, and the … Continue reading Making Music Using Cubasis 2 on my iPad