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“Old Country Music” Sampler iOS App released by Alive Drumming

Old Country Music Sampler is the new Song Rhythm Tracks sampler App from Alive Drumming providing the same great rhythm tracks arranger with 20+ included sample arrangements tracks of Old Country Music staples.     Old Country Music Sampler has the same facilities as the standard Song Rhythm Tracks Ap

Here’s what Ron thinks on Song Rhythm Tracks – http://mvnt.us/m843552

Professional quality results, a simple approach with portable convenience – it’s nothing like the silly MIDI *dumb* machines. It’s real quality, professional, and usable. Recommended. - Ron, LA, USA
https://alive-drumming.org/testimonial/professional-quality-results-a-simple-approach-with-portable-convenience-2/  

Song, “La Enganadora” – http://hearthis.at/1839588/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/2i1x1x16a10a7asalsamozambiquenydry118variation1of1allmix/ “La Enganadora” – A single chorus of the form "16|10|7"  with a 2-bar intro’ and no ending, using a New York Mozambique rhythm at 118 bpm As supplied on the “Afro-Cuban Salsa Sampler”, Apple iOS App. https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1367015786 Improve your #musicianship #practising with #SongRhythmTracks at alivedrumming.com

Song, “Leaving On A Jet Plane” – http://hearthis.at/1822512/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/4i3x32a1a28enashpopballaddry065variation1of12allmix/ Song Rhythm Tracks that fits "Leaving On A Jet Plane", using a Nashville Pop ballad groove at 65 bpm, with a 4-bar intro', 3 choruses of a 32-bar A1A2 form (16|16), and an 8-bar ending. As supplied on the "Old Country Music Sampler", Apple iOS App.,  https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1360761389 #GettingIntoTheGroove #practicing with #SongRhythmTracks at alivedrumming.com  

Which app should I get, Song Rhythm Tracks or one of the Sampler apps?

Short answer - Any will do just fine!.

Same Functionality

They all have exactly the same functionalitySong Rhythm Tracks app tends to be the first when a new release comes out but the Sampler apps follow shortly afterwards. Everything described on the website, in the videos, tutorials and user guides applies equally to the Song Rhythm Tracks app and the Sampler apps.

Choose your factory tracks

Each of the apps comes with a different set of inbuilt factory tracks. Song Rhythm Tracks has about 5 tracks.  This helps new users immediately get the idea of the app.  They can easily be deleted by swiping each left one at a time and there are only about 5 of them. Sampler apps have more inbuilt factory tracks, abou

Song, “On Green Dolphin Street” – http://hearthis.at/1785020/

https://hearthis.at/alive-drumming/12i3x1x8a8b8a8b8ebossathenswingdry145variation2of3allmix/ This Song Rhythm Track will fit "On Green Dolphin Street", a 32-bar form of 8-bars of latin | 8-bars of swing | 8-bars of latin | 8-bars of swing. This arrangement is a 12-bar intro', followed by 3 choruses of 32-bar "Green Dolphin Street" form (8/8|8/8), followed by an 8-bar ending using a "Bossa-then-Swing" rhythm at 145 bpm. As supplied on the “Jazz and Blues Sampler”, Apple iOS App.  https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1344104865 Yep, #SongRhythmTracks has the easiest rhythm track #arranger ever! alivedrumming.com  

Smart Music Creation

What's meant by "Smart Music Creation"?

"Smart" often means that technology has been added to something that previously had not had it. With 'music', the term 'digital' has been used for the distribution of consumer music in a 'digital form' - Audio-CD, mini-discs, DAT and later the revolution of online distribution through the iTunes Music Store. 'Smart Music Creation' could perhaps be considered to be where computerized devices help with the creation of music - the synthesizer, the drum machine, and MIDI generally. Drum Machines and Synthesizers are really new musical instruments lending themselves to new musical sounds and therefore new genres of music. That's not smart really, it is just a different type of instrument.

Enter - Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI</str