Symphonic Saturday – Music Software


music1Now that I’m done with my online course, I have about a month where I can play around with learning LMMS. I expect it will be a while before I try to actively record anything, but I can finally go through the tutorials and hopefully learn the basics. Audio recording packages like this have similar interface designs to some video production software, so it might even help me be prepared for one of my upcoming courses on Basic Video Production.

I can also play my guitar and use Yousician and Rocksmith  to improve my skills with that instrument. I think music is going to be a big focus for me outside of my writing and sewing for the rest of the summer. Also, movies and video games.

Last night, I spent some time working on drum beats on an Android app called Walk Band. The app is limited in that I can only do small sections rather than a whole song, but it lets me play around and try things out, which has its uses. I don’t know if I can import those into LMMS, but at least I’ll know what I want to put into LMMS once I know how to use it. The trumpet add-in doesn’t seem to function, which is disappointing to me, but as I have a real trumpet, I can maybe get my skill back up and record that in a normal way. Drums were the thing I was looking for most.

I’m enjoying playing around with it and am looking forward to seeing where it leads.

Guid cheerio the nou,
R~

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