Melodics is a new App aimed to train up DJ/Producers in the art of pad drumming and programming, which is now become an essential way to perform and produce especially in conjunction with creative tools such as Ableton Live and Push, Native Instruments’ Maschine, and Arturia’s Beatstep. All these aforementioned devices and assotiated software have grid based programming at their core and this is where Melodics aims to score!
Pad drumming, or cue point drumming, has become an essential tool for DJs, producers, beat makers and musicians — in the studio and on stage. Melodics is an app that adapts to your abilities and musical tastes to help you get better at pad drumming, faster. Look at it as your own personal teacher, just as back in the day a little bit of piano skill was essential for playing keys in your tracks and conventional production, Melodics is moving with the times and focusing on how new producers build and create their beats and music using pads and grids.
And it’s not just all out learning as Melodics is also part game, as well as part beatmaking software. Making sure that there is always a fun element associated in getting your skills up to speed.
Quite a few hardware manufacturers have jumped on board the Melodics train and are offering additional exclusive content to go with the App and there are a wealth of DJ/Producer, Artists who have signed up to offer online tuition to aid you in your quest.
The best thing is Melodics is a free download and comes with over 20 lessons that you can play for free, forever. For access to premium artists’ lessons, and new content each week, users can subscribe to Melodics at the special introductory price of US$9.99 per month.