August 29, 2016

Mobile Music in the Making 2017 / Call for Papers

International symposium. „Perspectives of musical and cultural education and app music“   //// 10th − 11th March 2017 at the Berlin University of the Arts //// Smartphones and tablets have become essential for music in our everyday life: we listen to music, make our own playlists, watch music videos, use tuning apps as tools, compose or play with apps in ensembles or bands, etc. Mobile phone applications as a teaching tool find themselves at the epicenter of an ongoing debate over reforms in our educational system. On one hand, these apps are regarded as a panacea […]
June 3, 2016

Invitation to an App Music Blog Carnival

What does app music mean? How do people make music with apps? These and other related questions are fundamental for the research on musical practices with apps. Besides established forms of art using musical apps, there is a lack of empirical research of musical learning with apps. This is the reason for us initiating this call for a blog parade which aims at dealing with this topic from different perspectives.   A short video of three students working with the app PlayGround serves as the blog parade’s basis for discussion. It was filmed at the TINCON where […]