3 top tips to becoming a pro when learning your instrument

It’s a long road to becoming a master of your instrument but the journey is worth it. Here’s some tips on getting there faster. Whether you’re picking up an instrument for the first time or…

Learning piano is simple when you have a Really Useful poster

Learning an instrument is hard but should but worth it and this single wall poster may be the step you need to start playing the piano. What can just one poster do? Well if it’s…

Making music is simple and fun with Google’s Song Maker

A fun new song maker takes songwriting back to it’s basics so anyone young and old, novice or experienced can make music in their browser. Google just launched the latest app in their Chrome Music…

Fender Play Comes To Android And Ipad To Teach Guitar

Fender’s very own online guitar lessons and courses are coming to a device near you with iPad support and soon Android too. Fender launched Play last Summer, they’re own digital course that looks to change…

Learn music superpowers with this app for mastering chord progressions

EarProg is the self-titled “ultimate ear training app” that unlocks new powers for music within you. Some musicians disregard music theory and make it work, but anyone can benefit from enhancing their knowledge of how…

Spotify buy French startup Niland, their 4th company in just 3 months

Spotify seem to be on a spending spree as they’ve just announced another startup purchase less than a month since their last acquisition. Spotify’s ambition for 2017 seems to be to build a Transformers style…

Want to learn how to sing? There’s a free app for that

There’s an app for everything nowadays, and Vanido is a fantastic new app that teaches you to sing through a variety of engaging and precise exercises and challenges – oh and it’s totally free! Vanido…

How do you advance machine learning? Teach them Beethoven and Bach

MusicNet is a new dataset of classical music that aims to teach compositions to machines to advance machine’s learning, understanding and compositional capabilities. MusicNet is a large dataset created by University of Washington (UW) researchers…

Loads of great free online resources for Drum teachers

Finding new and creative ways to teach instruments is almost as hard as learning them, but Rivington Music have collected a bunch of brilliant resources to transform your lessons. Rivington Music recently collated a bunch…

Google unveil YouTube-8M, a database of 8 million videos

Google have revealed their new massive dataset of 8 million videos that use YouTube Video IDs to allow the research and understanding, modelling and learning of videos. Taken from Google’s research blog: Many recent breakthroughs…