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m30 pendulum style (musebook metronome) app review: precision timekeeping

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Introduction

m30 pendulum style (musebook metronome) is a very useful iPhone and iPad app for musicians as it provides a pendulum-style metronome interface that you can use to work on your rhythm and ensure you are always playing in time.

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There are countless metronome and tuner apps in the Music category of the App Store but I like what the developer has done here, so if you’re a fan of the pendulum style then I think you’ll enjoy using this one.

m30 pendulum style (musebook metronome)

$4.99

Practice At All Tempos

What we have here is a great little app for musicians that acts as a fairly simple metronome that you can use while practicing with your instrument to ensure your sense of rhythm is where it needs to be.

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To get the pendulum swinging you simply drag it to one side by using your finger and then let it go, and the metronome covers tempos from a piddly 1 BPM all the way up to 300 BPM for prestissimo practicing!

Slick and stylish
Slick and stylish

Playing in 15/16? No Problem!

m30 pendulum style (musebook metronome) also doubles up as a basic chromatic tuner for your instrument, covering a range of A0 up to C8, and the metronome itself offers a selection of three different sound sets based on your preferences.

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What’s more, you can set up a count-in as well as automatic start so that you can start playing on the beat, and you’ll also find a variety of time signatures, rhythmic patterns, and sub-beats to choose from; perfect for those of you playing more progressive music with exotic meters.

Highly accurate
Highly accurate

m30 pendulum style (musebook metronome)

$4.99

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Utilize a pendulum style metronome to practice your rhythm
  • Covers tempos ranging from 1 BPM all the way up to 300 BPM
  • Use the intuitive gesture-based control system to start and stop the metronome
  • Choose from three different metronome sounds to best match your instrument
  • Also allows you to choose your instrument covering a range of A0 up to C8
  • Set up a count-in as well as automatic start so that you can start playing on the beat
  • Provides full support for a range of Bluetooth headsets
  • Enjoy a variety of time signatures, rhythmic patterns, and sub-beats

Cons

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Built-in tuner
Built-in tuner

Final Words

m30 pendulum style (musebook metronome) isn’t the most comprehensively featured iPhone and iPad app of its kind but I think it does the job nicely.

 

m30 pendulum style (musebook metronome)

$4.99
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MarkBangs

Mark is an opinionated writer who loves to review apps. In 2012, he started reviewing Apple apps on a regular basis and wonders how he survived up to that point without these apps.