Rhythm Lab v. 3.1.6 is now available on the App Store. This version fixes some bugs, including a bug that caused the app to crash if a user created a custom rhythm pattern made entirely of rests; you can now create an “empty” pattern or voice containing only rests! Some users have requested the ability
The German magazine Okey has included Rhythm Lab in its most recent edition (November-December 2016, No. 133). The “Workshop” section features an article titled “Die Musikstunde: Spaß und Erfolg im Musikunterricht” (“The Music Lesson: Fun and Success in Music Class”) by Robert Karasek, which includes a short review of Rhythm Lab. Thank you Okey Magazine and
Leila Viss, blogger and piano teacher (88PianoKeys) has a new resource called Rhythm: Make It Count, an excellent and comprehensive resource for incorporating various rhythmic activities in your teaching, including iPad apps. One of the apps she recommends is Rhythm Lab, and I had the privilege recently of walking through Rhythm Lab with her in
Grand Piano Passion, a website geared towards adult pianists and piano students, has published a nice review of Rhythm Lab. You can find the article here.
This video provides an overview of many of the features of Rhythm Lab. There are examples of single, double, drumline, and drumkit patterns. I used a variety of background and sound sources, including iReal Pro and GarageBand (for backgrounds), and SampleTank (for a sound source). Audiobus provides the platform to tie everything together. The video