See music from a new perspective with Rhythm Necklace, the playful yet powerful tool for improvisation and composition. Tap, flip and rotate simple shapes to explore complex polyrhythms. Rhythm Necklace is a tool for both advanced and novice musicians alike, as well as anyone who wants to think about rhythms in a new way.


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Xynthesizr: 32-step matrix sequencer/synthesizer

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Elastic Drums

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Concentric Rhythm

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dot Melody

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AUM - Audio Mixer

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Play along with the greatest drummers in the world and improve your knowledge of rhythm. Now with Metrogenius: the smart Metronome, with clave and swing regulator Drumgenius (created by a musician for musicians) is the first encyclopedia of real drum grooves (400 loops from Jazz to Rock) as played by the masters of drums: a unique tool for any musician that wants to practice with an amazing expert virtual drummer, to develop time-feel and to expand the knowledge of any kind of rhythm, from the basic to the most complex one The loops (stretchable) are accompanied by useful descriptions and discography references. For any further information, leaving comments or suggestions please visit or Drumgenius on Facebook at

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ArtStudio - Draw and Paint

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Tempo - Metronome

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