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apps for class

Here are all the iOS apps I’ve got after briefly searching and following a few links and watching a few videos


  • Animoog
  • DJ Mixer Pro
  • Beatwave
  • Filtotron
  • Aeolian Harp
  • Reactable
  • Bebot
  • Alchemy
  • iShakuhachi
  • iKoto
  • MorphWiz
  • iMaschine
  • Figure
  • SoundPrism

Games and recording platforms

  • Garageband
  • iTalk
  • Bit.Trip Beat
  • AmpliTube
  • MadPad HD

Other resources

  • MusicSparkle
  • Sounddrop
  • Music Theory
  • mynotegame
  • WI Orchestra
  • Music Theory – Wolfram
  • Rainbow Notes
  • Magic Piano
  • Track Builder
  • Nota
  • Rhythm Flash Cards
  • Ear Trainer
  • ReadRhythm
  • Classical I
  • Music for Little Mozarts
  • ChordKumu
  • Karajan Music and Ear Trainer

Just realised how unoriginal some of the names are. Anyway they’ve all served me or are going to serve in way or another. Another teacher just put me onto all the free lectures and resources on iTunes U too. Looking forward to finding more there.


Beats – easy performances, creating and improvisation

I found this app called iMaschine that totally does everything I would imagine my students need in a quick lesson that has depth. This sounds awesome and it turns the touch screen into the best possible surface to create with.


I can’t believe that this actually exists I love the way it works. I haven’t used many others. That’s because I don’t really need to I guess.


I am obsessed with new apps and gadgets but I really don’t go out of my way to find them or be at the cutting edge. Actually, I like to wait a while after some thing has come out and buy it cheaper or wait for the next generation. I wasn’t always like this. There’s one thing though that I was absolutely hanging out for this year. Spotify is just the best thing for me. It’s not perfect but is something I’m starting to not live without.

There is so much back catalogue to listen to. Not having ever released anything I can’t speak for any artists but it’s really made me listen to music more – again.