InTune update – Wittenberg University revamp their pitch sensitivity test app

I first reviewed InTune – produced by a team within the Music Department at Wittenberg University – a couple of years ago. The app provides the user with a test of their ability to distinguish between the pitch of two tones. The aim of the app is that, with practice, you will begin to improve your ability to hear intonation differences and this, in turn, will bring benefits to your all-round music skills (for example, in spotting instrument tuning issues). Using the app is simplicity itself. … [Read more...]

InTune review – Wittenberg University allow you to test your pitch sensitivity

As I commented a few days ago when reviewing Tom Reinert’s Groove Metronome app, music apps don’t have to be headline grabbers in order to be useful. InTune – produced by a team within the Music Department at Wittenberg University – is exactly a case in point. The app provides the user with a test of their ability to distinguish between the pitch of two tones. The aim of the app is that, with practice, you will begin to improve your ability to hear intonation differences and this, in turn, will … [Read more...]

Music app review – Groove! Metronome by Tom Reinert

There are some music apps that you want in your collection because they do something amazing, whether that's making noise, processing noise or recording noise. These apps are the wizz-bang highlights of your music making workflow. But not all apps have to be like this to earn a place on your mobile device. In short, an app can be useful without being a superstar. Groove! Metronome by Tom Reinert is just such an app. What you get here is a classic mobile app - a piece of software that does one … [Read more...]