Rhythm Lab User's Guide

  • Tap Options 
    • Rhythm Lab gives the user many options for tapping and practicing rhythms. Learn about Rhythm Lab's basic features and how to tap and configure the rhythm patterns.
  • Tap Controls
    • Metronome, lead-in measures, listen/playback, start button, and loop button interface elements.
  • Sounds and Audio
    • Rhythm Lab provides many sound options: a full General MIDI sound set, options to change metronome and tap pad pitch and sound sources , external MIDI Send function, and Audiobus compatibility.
  • Create Custom Patterns
    • Rhythm Lab allows the user to create new rhythm patterns of four different types: single, double, drumline (left/right tapping), or drumkit (hi hat, snare, and kick drum). Patterns can be generated from scratch, copied from any existing pattern, or generated automatically by Rhythm Lab.
  • Custom Insert Mode
    • Basic procedures for inserting new notes into a custom rhythm pattern.
  • Custom Edit Mode
    • Basic procedure for editing custom rhythm patterns.
  • Custom Pattern Sets
    • Basic procedures for adding a custom pattern to a new pattern set or to an existing pattern set, deleting or rearranging patterns in a set, and exporting a pattern set.
  • MIDI
    • Rhythm Lab accepts external MIDI note messages, so the user can use an external device such as a MIDI keyboard or MIDI drum device with the app. Rhythm Lab can also send basic MIDI note messages to other apps or external devices.  Learn how to set up the MIDI options in this section.
  • User Management
    • You can track results and scores in Rhythm Lab by creating a user name. Learn how to set up a user name and track results in this section.
  • Worksheets
    • Any rhythm pattern in Rhythm Lab can be added to a worksheet and saved in pdf format.  Learn how to create these worksheets in this section.