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Serato’s former CEO Sam Gribben has launched Melodics, a software application that helps people improve their finger drumming skills.
The technique, which is also known as pad drumming or cue point drumming, is used by everyone from DJ Jazzy Jeff to indie rock band CHVRCHES.
According to the company’s press release, “Melodics is part game, part beatmaking software. It’s a fun and addictive app that adapts to your abilities and musical tastes to help you get better at pad drumming.”
As part of the launch, Melodics has recruited influential artists like DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jeremy Ellis, Gaslamp Killer, Thugli, and Nick Hook to make lessons.
Melodics is currently available for Mac OS X 10.9 or higher and will come to Windows soon. A monthly subscription is also available which includes new lessons every week and exclusive content from notable artists.
Watch Mojaxx’s review of Melodics in this week’s Tips & Tricks:
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