Two for one! How In Ear Monitors (IEM) can save your hearing and your voice!

Last time Jono Heale from Advanced Communication Solutions (ACS) spoke to audiologist Paul Checkley about hearing and hearing protection. In this article he speaks to music artists Rodney Branigan and Jaki Graham about the benefits of wearing custom-fit In Ear Monitors (IEM) for hearing protection, singing and performance. You can use them for live performance and, […]

My top five favourite apps – Line Hilton

iSing’s Editorial Director LINE HILTON is a self-confessed tech geek. Here are her five favourite iPhone apps. 1. Headspace (subscription) This app is a life saver for me. With so much to plan and do for iSing and other projects I’m involved in I find it increasingly important to take mental “time out”. I’m currently working through Headspace’s 30-day Focus programme to help […]

Introducing Drummer From Another Mother, Moog’s new synthesizer.

Introducing Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM), Moog’s new – and brilliantly named – synthesizer. The latest offering from the pioneering electro music brand is a neat, easy-to-use bit of kit. Activated by an analog sequencer, DFAM’s emotive sound begins with a white noise generator and two wide-range analog oscillators – effortlessly transitioning between rhythmic pulsations, resounding […]

App for jazz scat singers

A leading jazz performer and teacher has created an app to help jazz scat singers develop their technique. Michele Weir, US based jazz arranger, educator, singer and pianist, is the driving force behind ScatAbility. Singers using the ScatAbility app can listen to demonstrations by professional jazz singers to learn etudes, exercises and call and response […]