Posted on May 13th, 2013 in Free, iPads, Music Tech Tips.
14 Free iPad Apps: Play A Musical Instrument In the second part of my 5-part series about free music iPad apps (following on from 19 Free iPad Apps for Musical Creativity), we take a look at musical instruments. Before we start, let me just say that I do not advocate playing an iPad instrument when [...]
Posted on April 29th, 2013 in Music Tech Tips, Quotes.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. ~ Henry Ford
Posted on April 23rd, 2013 in Audio, Free, Music Tech Tips, Software.
Free Download: Favourite GarageBand (for Mac) Shortcuts It seems I’m having a GarageBand month: last week I ran two full-day private workshops at two different schools, I have another “public” all-day workshop coming up next week in Melbourne and I’m about to begin running my 4-week Creative Projects with GarageBand Online Course on May 1 [...]
Posted on March 8th, 2013 in Free, iPads, Music Tech Tips.
19 Free iPad Apps for Musical Creativity: Play, Improvise and Record Music Really, there are so many apps available it can be hard to know where to begin and once you find something that looks useful, it’s difficult to assess it properly until you’ve download and installed it on your iPad. iPad music apps that [...]
Posted on February 5th, 2013 in Music Tech Tips, Tutorials.
Viewing Youtube Clips Without Comments or Related Videos The Sharesafe.tv website is a simple one: copy and paste a Youtube URL into a box, press a button and voila – a Youtube video surrounded by a clean, plain grey background. The website allows you to view videos without all the associated “noise” of comments and [...]
Posted on February 4th, 2013 in Announcements, iPads, Music Tech Tips.
Coming soon: iPad Projects For The Music Classroom Ebook The roll-out of iPads in schools around the world continues at a fast pace and my iPad courses (both online and face-to-face) were definitely my most popular during 2012. The first question most teachers ask me is “What are the best apps for music education?”. It’s [...]
Posted on December 24th, 2012 in Music Tech Tips, Quotes.
If you want the rainbow you’ve got to put up with the rain. ~ Dolly Parton
Posted on December 21st, 2012 in Clever Music Videos, Music Tech Tips, Video.
Here’s the second instalment of Christmas-themed Clever Music Videos. The are four videos this week because I couldn’t narrow them down. The Best Version of the Hallelujah Chorus The monks from “St Francis De La Sissies” perform their unique version of the Hallelujah Chorus. There’s a very long introduction to this video, so I’ve linked [...]
Posted on December 20th, 2012 in Audio, Free, Music Tech Tips.
Free Download: Favourite Audacity Keyboard Shortcuts I’ve always enjoyed the simplicity of the free audio recording and editing program Audacity. It’s my go-to tool for many tasks, especially things like recording voice-overs for tutorial videos, removing a verse and chorus from a song, taking lyrics out of a recording and adding fade-ins and fade-outs with [...]
Posted on December 17th, 2012 in Music Tech Tips, Quotes.
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. ~ Robert Fripp