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…

Spotify are teaching children with their new playlists for kids

Spotify want to get children singing, dancing, and learning with a fresh Kids section sure to thrill parents. Spotify have given their Kids section a makeover with a bunch of new playlists to help children…

Listen to Google’s first machine generated song by Magenta

The song you are about to hear has been generated by computer software, so cut it some slack. Magenta is a new program from tech-giant’s Google that is focussed on looking at the application of…

Top 10 Music Schools in the USA

We recently came across a very interesting article that ranked the top 10 music schools in the USA. We thought we would just quickly share these schools here: 1. University of Rochester (Eastman School of…