Jan 7

Rhyme Genie

If you are a songwriter, Rhyme Genie has got to be one of the best tools on the market for lyrics. Do not be put off by this title this is just so much more than a rhyming dictionary. It has  over 300,000 entries exceeding 170,000 phrases, 35,000 proper nouns and 48,000 titles of charted songs . You get all of this and more down-loadable for only $25 (approx £16).

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Jan 4

Christmas in January

It is getting very close to that time of year when over 1500 exhibitors are frantically preparing to announce and show off their hot new music/audio products at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California. To me this show is very much like Christmas, some years I am overwhelmed by the amount of goodies and other years I am disappointed either because I am expecting too much or that I was really hoping that a new product that was going to be just right for me was going to be announced and it has not.

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Jan 3

New Type of Guitar

Wow – here is something special I stumbled upon over the holidays that is worth a mention. It is a digital guitar with no strings. Kitara is crafted with high-density injection-molded ABS polymer, MIDI controller and onboard digital synthesizer with an eight-inch multi-touch screen.

MISA DIGITAL state that –“To play Kitara, you use the same fingerings you’ve always used. Kitara’s neck has 24 frets, just like a traditional guitar. Instead of strings, each fret contains six buttons, designed to feel smooth and comfortable. With no strings to press, Kitara is easy on the fingers and super-responsive. It was built by musicians, for musicans — so playability was the first priority”.

Have a look at this:-

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Jan 1

Thanks for your support and interest in my site throughout 2010. I have been building continuously and now have some great information pages for you:-


Visit my BLOG for detailed reviews on some of the best products around like Korg Monotron, Roland AX-Synth, Cakewalk Sonar X1, Alesis DM7, Yamaha Tenori-On, Roland GAIA,  Novation Ultranova,  Roland Octapad SPD30, Details of free VSTs and many more here:- http://www.tonylongmusic.co.uk/


Take a look at the new DRUM page with interesting, funny and educational clips:- http://www.tonylongmusic.co.uk/drums/


Download a FREE TRACK – great music for a drive in the Country:- http://www.tonylongmusic.co.uk/free-track/


If you have an ACCESS VIRUS SYNTH, I now have 256 new professional sounds for you to download in my two soundsets – EUPHORIA and FORTUNE & GLORY. Have a listen to the YouTube Clips here:- http://www.tonylongmusic.co.uk/access-virus-patches/


For the ROLAND GAIA owners – check-out my Soundset EXTRAVAGANZA. Packed full of today’s 3 oscillator phat sounds:- http://www.tonylongmusic.co.uk/roland-gaia-patches/


There is a lot going to happen in 2011 so if you haven’t done so already bookmark my page or click on the RSS feed

A HAPPY ’11 to you and good luck & success in music for 2011 !!!


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