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NCKP 2021

Rhythm Lab has a virtual booth in the Exhibit Hall at the 2021 National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. If you are an attendee, please stop by and say hello at some point during the regular exhibit times. I will be there every time except for the short Thursday evening time. I also plan to do …

The Big Update: Almost Here!

If you use Rhythm Lab, or have used it on the past, you will soon have access to a major update to the app which is the biggest single update I’ve ever made. Every aspect of the app has been reworked. This has been a major, time-consuming effort, but I am very excited about the …

AirDrop and Rhythm Lab

I recently received a support request from a teacher who is using Rhythm Lab with multiple students in a school setting. He asked if it was possible to use AirDrop to distribute some custom rhythms he had created to all of the students’ iPads. His school IT director requested that he use AirDrop to transfer …

Rhythm Lab 3.2.4

I am happy to announce that Rhythm Lab 3.2.4 is available on the App Store. This is a maintenance update, with some small bug fixes, but with one significant new feature: compatibility with Audiobus 3. Users who have Audiobus 3 can use Rhythm Lab as either a MIDI or Audio Sender app. This provides even …

Custom Tuplets Tutorial

Recently I’ve received some support emails from users asking about custom triplets and other tuplets. Two things became apparent: 1) The method for creating tuplets is not completely clear for some users; and 2) there were some bugs related to tuplet creation. To address the first point, here is a tutorial which should help clarify …

FAQs added to website

Rhythm Lab has a lot of features, and the new FAQ page is meant to help users: Know what options are available and how to access them. Become aware of less-obvious features, like MIDI Send, import and export user groups from/to different iPads, save custom patterns to use on other iPads, select sounds and notes …

Rhythm Lab 3.2 is here – with colorful new features!

The newest version of Rhythm Lab –¬† 3.2 –¬† is now available on the App Store. This update allows users to choose color templates – eight total – to give the app a different look and feel. It also includes a few bug fixes, including the tendency of the app to crash when opening a …

Rhythm Lab – Good Mentions

The old Rhythm Lab blog had several posts about good mentions of Rhythm Lab or the Rhythm Lab blog. Here are some of the best: Grand Piano Passion Grand Piano Passion is a website for adult piano students which gave Rhythm Lab an excellent review:¬†Internalize Tricky Rhythms with a Tapping App OKEY Magazine The German …

New website design

The Rhythm Lab blog has moved to a new web hosting service, which brings some good changes. First, the site is more secure by using SSL encryption. Second, many of the various web resources have been consolidated, which should make it easier for me to keep up with blog and website maintenance and updates.