Music Education and Technology

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10 Tips for Recording a Choir

Tracking a live choir session is one of the most challenging and rewarding tasks a recording engineer can be given. Because of the nature of …

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NAMM 2017 Korg Gadget for Mac

Chrome OS tablets plan to punch iPad in the aluminums

iPad sales might be falling, but Apple’s tablet still outsells Android-powered rivals. Google hopes to change that by launching new Chrome OS slates that have the ability to run Android apps.<p>Chrome OS has already given us ultra-affordable laptops that are ideal for education and simple tasks — and …

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GarageBand - a huge step forward

Recent GarageBand update is a huge step forward for making a full-featured DAW. After playing for a few days with the update – I really dig into new …

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GarageBand on iOS is now a more capable music production suite

A smattering of new featuers improves mobile recording for beginners and pros alike.<p>Engadget Job Board<p>Digital Growth Manager at Wealthsimple Wealthsimple - New York, NY, United States<p>Associate Creative Director at Ramsey Solutions, A Dave Ramsey Company Ramsey Solutions, A Dave Ramsey Company - …

Best apps for musicians

What's the best app for musicians? Take note! (sorry)<p>Your iPhone or iPad aren't <i>just</i> there to satisfy your musical tastes via Apple Music. Sure,you …

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Northwestern Study Finds Music Education Changes The Teen Brain

Inside the choir room at a Chicago charter school, 41 students sing through several warm ups. The exercise is a basic scale, but it’s sung in a …

These Music-Making Apps Turn Anyone Into a Musician

Music apps are some of the most rewarding to download because the payoff is immediate and they’re usually easy to play. Not only can the right apps …

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Image Line brings FL Studio Mobile 3 to iOS

After pretty long period of beta testing and Android launch a month ago – FL Studio Mobile 3 has finally arrived to the AppStore.<p>FL Studio Mobile 3 …

This portable MIDI controller is like having a music studio in your pocket

<i>Ask Audio</i> calls the Minim mobile music maker an “engineering masterpiece,” and it’s easy to see why.<p>For all the music lovers and dreamers, this …

Musical Education: Live or Digital?

Does creating electronic beats on the computer give the same benefits as banging on a live drum set? Is it worth the time and struggle to make your …

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Harmony Space wins top prize at MIT Hacking Arts for music learning app that feels like Pokémon GO

In Boston this weekend, software developers, hardware engineers, artists and entrepreneurs gathered for the Hacking Arts 2016 conference and hackathon at MIT.<p>Of twelve finalists, the following teams took top honors.<p>Best All-Around Hack: Harmony Space<br>• Best All-Around Hack, First Runner-Up: Revive<br>• Best …

iPad Essentials for Musicians

Tablet schmablet. You can have the fanciest lookin’ device on the planet, but if there are no killer apps for it, it’s just a useless hunk-o-junk. So …

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Digital Citizenship: The Crucial Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Technology is moving and changing rapidly across the world while connecting us in unforeseen ways. Today's youth are digital natives who are unaware of life without Internet access, instant communication, mobile phones and an …

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Roli Blocks are expressive multitouch musical instruments for everyone

It takes just a few seconds for a Roli Block to transform from a monolithic black slab into a harmonious array of colourful lights that pulse and …

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Korg ARP ODYSSEi for iOS

Korg has introduced Korg Arp Odyssey as iOS app and a device for Korg GadgetOriginally introduced in 1972 – Arp Odyssey is one of the legendary …

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What Do Technology and Education Sadly Have In Common?

<b>"Students using laptops and tablets in class perform worse in exams"</b><p>So wrote <i>The Telegraph</i> in a feature article in May of this year.<p>Last week I wrote about the issues related to productivity in our digital world and promised to tackle education this week. Here goes...from <i>The Telegraph</i>:<p><i>University</i> …

FL Studio Mobile 3 Rollout

FL Studio Mobile 3 is now available on Android. FL Studio Plugin, iOS, Windows App and Windows Phone to follow shortly.

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Commercial Music – a Paradigm Shift in Music Education

Commercial Music – a Paradigm Shift in Music Education (Part 1 of 2) By NAfME member Michael Parsons Director of Instrumental Music Briarcrest …

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Watch Jordan Rudess Shreds The Star Wars Theme on New iPad App

The Force Awakens? No, The Shred Awakens... or perhaps "May the Shred Be With You" would be even more appropriate seeing as Jordan Rudess' iPad app …

Ready to Rock? For 7 Years Running, Rock to the Future Has Nurtured Young Musicians

Not every local musician can cite that they’ve performed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland or hit the court for a performance at a …

ScalePlay review – music education meets generative musical instrument in RoGame’s latest release

Regular iOS music app geeks will be familiar with RoGame through their Qunicy app. Quincy is perhaps best described as a generative music app. It has …

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Why Making and the Arts Need Each Other to Survive and Thrive in Schools

When the visual and performing arts, the musical and recording arts, and the theatrical and graphical arts are seen as mere luxuries or add-ons …

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4 Engaging ways to tech-i-fy assessment in music education

Fun formative assessment?All music teachers need to gauge student learning at some time or another. You may test at the beginning of a school year to …

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Soft Drummer

Soft Drummer is the closest thing to a pro session subtle drummer in your pocket. Easy and fast, it's much more than a drum machine because it can …

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This iPad app creates synthetic human vocal sounds like a vocoder

<b>The PPG Phonem even lets you create words and phrases.</b>Synth pioneer Wolfgang Palm has announced an iPad version of his PPG Phonem vocal synthesizer, …

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