3 Ways to Improve Note Recognition in Simply Piano

Simply Piano uses the latest music recognition software to give you instant feedback. Here are our top tips to give you the best experience possible with our recognition engine. 1. CONNECT HEADPHONES TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE   If you’re using an acoustic piano or a keyboard without a MIDI connection,

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The Top 10 Weirdest Pianos Ever Built

Weirdest Piano

Regardless of whether you’re a piano player or not, every single one of us that has seen Tom Hanks jump up and down the famous F.A.O. Schwartz floor piano from the movie Big, has wanted to do it too. While this piano looked like the ultimate way to play, we've found

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Pop Music’s Role in Developing Musicianship

Pop Music

When I reflect on my own musical upbringing in New Jersey, I have many memories of practicing and performing traditional classical repertoire such as sonatinas and minuets. However, what I recall the most being a child of the 1970s and 1980s were the times where I impressed my school friends

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Music Learning Apps That Help With ADD & ADHD

Music ADD

You know those articles you start reading before realizing that they’re actually advertisements? The article may have some useful tips, but it’s really just trying to sell you something. That's sort of what happened here, but in an unintentional way—it just so happens that some of these products are the

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A Look At The Music In Tarantino Films


Quentin Tarantino's new movie, 'The Hateful Eight' came out this weekend. Tarantino, besides his amazing films, is known for picking a perfect soundtrack of pieces. Before watching the new movie, here are some facts and interesting things you might not know about the music in his films! Kill Bill There are songs that

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Top 5 iOS Music Apps You Can’t Afford To Miss

Starting to play an instrument is easy. Just a couple of hours and you can impress that special someone with your mesmerizing tunes. That is, unless you belong to the sizeable group of beings called humans… For most, getting started is actually super frustrating. The key to it is overcoming the

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