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Jimmy Alford – Guitarist

Jimmy Alford is a professional musician and educator who mixes melody and focus with the intensity and aggression found in hardcore metal for a potent combination of addictive music. He is a guitarist in the melodic metal act Metaprism and is a unique music educator who teachers the art of musical performance including songwriting, creativity, theory and band skills in addition to providing Guitar Lessons in Southampton.

What doesn’t kill you – makes you stronger

How do you use Anytune?

As a working musician, I too have found the app an absolute game changer in terms of me
being able to transcribe, teach, and also learn myself! Often I’m required to play more
complex sections of music or transpose to different keys and Anytune has been a really
handy app to enable me to get results faster!

Does Anytune help you for shows?

I play in a UK based melodic metal band called Metaprism and I’ve used the app to help with songwriting and riffs (using different keys, tempos etc.). We recently played at Bloodstock Open Air Festival and I actually used the app when practicing to SPEED UP the songs for the set. The old adrenaline kicks in on stage and we tend to play the set a little faster, so again, Anytune really helped me prepare for this and other performances!

Do you recommend Anytune to your students?
I actively encourage all my students to download it and use it

I teach guitar lessons in Southampton to a large group of students and have found Anytune to be the best app for slowing down songs without compromising the quality of the recording. It’s so convenient for my students who use it on their mobile devices and means that they’re learning […]

September 11th, 2014|Categories: Featured Artist|Tags: |

Zak Bowen – Piano

Zak Bowen is a pianist, musician, graphic and web designer based in Melbourne, Australia. Shortly after starting primary school, Zak was enrolled in the Primary Music Institute and started learning piano. In 2008, after starting high school, Zak started to develop his piano skills further by starting band work. Zak has gone on to play in numerous bands, stage productions and live gigs since then. Zak was a part of ‘Unskooled’, a band of 5-10 music students from The Lakes South Morang P-9 School. Zak recorded two albums with the band titled ‘Anymore’ (2008) and ‘My Heart Is Breaking’ (2009). Shortly after the band broke up, Zak performed as part of the live band for ‘The Lake’, a 2010 school production hosted at Parade College. Since then, he has been writing his own material, released two solo albums and has collaborated with a number of musicians. Zak performed as part of the live band for the production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ in July/August 2013.

What role does music play in my life?
Music plays a big role in my life. Music allows me to escape from the world and enter a world of peace and happiness. I started playing piano in 2002 when I first took up piano lessons and since then my passion for music has grown.

What are your influences?
Mika, Queen, Freddie Mercury, Tim Minchin, Elton John

What projects are you currently working on?
I am currently working on a collaboration album with a friend from the UK and i’m hoping to be involved in a new band later this year. You can see some of my past projects at

What are some of the challenges you are trying to overcome?
Since being introduced to band work, my […]

March 24th, 2014|Categories: Featured Artist||

The Cardboard Crowns – Band

The Cardboard Crowns are a mighty clash of ska-beat, reggae, punk-rock, and community service, all wrapped up in swirling frenzy of cardboard. Powered by the angst brought out by social injustice, and a particularly strange zest for life.

Checkout the video to see how they use Anytune.

March 18th, 2014|Categories: Featured Artist||

Anytune Slows Down the Music to Help You Learn

Use your mobile device to learn to play songs from your iTunes library where ever you may be.

March 10th, 2011|Categories: News, Releases||