App of the Week: Modern music-maker for students


Loop beats like a pro with stellar music-maker.

Ed. note: App of the Week picks are now being curated by the editors of Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. Click here to read the full app review.

What’s It Like? 

Auxy is a digital-music-creation app for iOS that focuses on beats and electronic music. It’s gorgeously designed, offering a simple-to-hop-into experience that has tons of depth.

Price: Free

Grades: 7-12

Rating: 4/5

Pros: The possibilities feel endless. It’s incredibly cool to create your own loops and songs from scratch.

Cons: With tons of features to choose from and limited direction, some students may burn out quick.

Bottom line: A stellar, approachable tool for constructing your very own digital beats and tracks.

Meris Stansbury

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