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Sound Recording, Producing & Composing


Get started recording your own music! Ready to make your songs and beats into a reality? This series of free tutorial videos will show you, step by step, how to bring your ideas to life by using Soundtrap and GarageBand on the iPad. You’ll learn the fundamental skills to build your song and make it sound professional!


Ableton Live, Push, and Link – unique software and hardware for music creation and performance, used by musicians, producers, and DJs. Learn and have fun making basic electronic music and sounds with a synthesizer.


GarageBand is a fully equipped music creation studio right inside your Mac — with a complete sound library that includes instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and an incredible selection of session drummers and percussionists. 


Groove Pizza is a rhythm composition and sound producing app for creative music making and learning. It’s also a playful tool for creating grooves using math concepts like shapes, angles and patterns. Groove Pizza was created by the NYU Music Experience Design Lab.


Reverb is a leading online marketplace for buying and selling new, used, and vintage musical instruments. Check out their online guide and Reverb’s Lesson Extravaganza – videos by professional musicians teaching guitar, keyboard, drums, and audio recording.


A free, music creation app that works on any device or platform. With its collection of both modern and legendary sounds, Zenbeats brings Roland’s history of innovation into a dynamic, accessible environment. 


Shure is a leading manufacturer of professional microphones and headphones and its Institute is an education and network platform for students and pros alike. Find a selection of online events, webinars, and more education offerings.


Explore creative sound recording and producing at any ability level with Soundtrap, an online music creation platform. Soundtrap for Education makes it easy for teachers to set up classes and students to submit assignments.


Spire Studio by iZotope® is an all-in-one recording studio, combining powerful hardware with an innovative mobile app. Don’t have a Spire? Download the free Spire app and get started recording today!

Singer, rapper, and certified gold song writer AdELA says the iZotope® Spire Studio is one of her must-haves! Watch her short and easy tutorial on how to download the app and produce your own music.

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