Music Technology

Ambient Music With A Library Of Congress C1 Cassette Player

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 10:45
Introduced in 1981, the C1 Cassette Player is pretty much unobtanium, since they're designed for the blind, labeled 'Property US Government', possibly banned from being resold, and were made of plastic over three decades ago. … Read More Ambient Music With A Library Of Congress C1 Cassette Player
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80’s Style Synth Jam

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 10:04
"Just jamming and trying a new patch made on my beloved Oberheim Matrix 6," he notes.… Read More 80’s Style Synth Jam
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Dorian Concept Face-Melting Minisynth Jam

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:34
The performance features creative use of two minisynths - the Yamaha CS-01 & the Yamaha Reface CS; a Roland SH-101; a BOSS Loop Station; & an Arturia Beatstep. … Read More Dorian Concept Face-Melting Minisynth Jam
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Firechild – ‘Fanfare For JP’

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:17
With his latest track, synthesist Firechild tries to capture 'to capture the sound of an epic ride through time and space'.… Read More Firechild – ‘Fanfare For JP’
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Audiophile Circuits League Modular Synthesizer Now Available

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:07
Here's an overview of the Audiophile Circuits League System 1 modular synthesizer. … Read More Audiophile Circuits League Modular Synthesizer Now Available
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LEGO Robot Band Meets Delay Lama

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 08:44
The Toa Mata Band - a collection of custom-built LEGO music robots - meets Delay Lama. … Read More LEGO Robot Band Meets Delay Lama
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Hemisphere Suite – An Alternate Firmware For Ornament & Crime

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 08:23
Hemisphere is a dual applet framework for Ornament and Crime. It replaces the default firmware with one designed to support two simultaneous applets with different functions. … Read More Hemisphere Suite – An Alternate Firmware For Ornament & Crime
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Waldorf Streichfett String Synth Hands-On Demo

Synthtopia - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 08:10
The Streichfett (German for 'spreadable fat') is a modern string synthesizer that's designed to combine the best qualities of various vintage synths of the 70s and early 80s.… Read More Waldorf Streichfett String Synth Hands-On Demo
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ScaleBud For iOS – A Music Theory Scale & Chord MIDI Toolkit

Synthtopia - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 00:59
ScaleBud features more than 40+ scales, You can list either notes or chords for them in any key you want. With the built-in keyboard, you can send MIDI notes of the chords or notes.… Read More ScaleBud For iOS – A Music Theory Scale & Chord MIDI Toolkit
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Roland TR-909 Drum Machine Video Tutorial

Synthtopia - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 00:37
Here's a video tutorial for the classic Roland TR-909 drum machine.… Read More Roland TR-909 Drum Machine Video Tutorial
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Audiobus 3.1 Now Available – Here’s What’s New

Synthtopia - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 00:22
Audiobus 3.1 is now available. The update adds new features for working with Audio Units and audio hardware.… Read More Audiobus 3.1 Now Available – Here’s What’s New
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Patterning 2 Drum Machine App Now Available For iPad

Synthtopia - Sat, 28/07/2018 - 00:27
Olympia Noise Company has released Patterning 2 , a major update to their circular drum machine app for iPad.… Read More Patterning 2 Drum Machine App Now Available For iPad
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Hungry Robot Intros Euro-Compatible Desktop Synth Modules

Synthtopia - Sat, 28/07/2018 - 00:14
The first group of designs focus on bread-and-butter modules, including ADSR, LFO, VCO, VCF & VCA modules. They require no case and are compatible with most power supplies used for guitar pedals.… Read More Hungry Robot Intros Euro-Compatible Desktop Synth Modules
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Yamaha Vocaloid 5 Brings Virtual Singers To Your Computer

Synthtopia - Fri, 27/07/2018 - 13:17
The application includes virtual vocalists that can 'sing' any of 2,000 preset phrases, or you can enter your own phrases for them to sing. … Read More Yamaha Vocaloid 5 Brings Virtual Singers To Your Computer
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Ukulele Resources for the Elementary Music Educator

MusicTech.net - Fri, 27/07/2018 - 01:29

This year, I am adding four ukuleles to my classroom. I have had many students begin learning ukulele on their own time because it is a nicer solution for a parent than to buying them a guitar. When they brought the ukulele to me, I realized that I needed to find resources they could use for when they are learning at home and to encourage the learning in my classroom.

Tuning the Ukulele

Here is a list of tuners to help an elementary student to tune their ukulele:

  • Guitar Tuna (Android or Google Play) – Do your students use Chromebooks or Android Devices?

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1010Music Bitbox, FXbox & Synthbox Hands-On Demo

Synthtopia - Thu, 26/07/2018 - 22:38
Here's an in-depth look at the 1010Music Series 1 modules, Bitbox, FXbox & Synthbox.… Read More 1010Music Bitbox, FXbox & Synthbox Hands-On Demo
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New Synth Module Goes From WTF To OMFG

Synthtopia - Thu, 26/07/2018 - 13:32
The update adds seemless wave morphing, under CV control. … Read More New Synth Module Goes From WTF To OMFG
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Blog Review: Cleaning…That Time of the Year…

MusicTech.net - Thu, 26/07/2018 - 03:24

It is that time of year. It is the time of year when I see elementary music educators posting amazing photos of their classrooms. The time of year when we are posting to each other questions about curriculum, how to store boomwhackers and ukuleles, compare schedules, ask about classroom management, favorite teaching tools, and so much more!

It is the time of year when we giggle at these types of memes:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And when we need great reminders from this great man, Gerry Brooks:

Cleaning the Orff Instruments:

For me, it is that time of year that I need to clean the instruments.

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