News

What's been happening here at 4four.io.
2023
Jan
Minor updates to the Terms of Service.
For teachers: a pervasive All tag.
Improved adder in Soup.
New Bingo variation: first to collect all. Setup
For teachers: squash the view on the Students page.
Faster page loading.
2022
Dec
Metronome gets link sharing.
New for /8: dotted quarter notes.
For teachers: Shuffle and archive tagged students.
Nov
Improved connect to teacher page.
Soup: Added tutorials, loop start/stop button and loop editing.
Beat guides follow answer in Bar Ear and Eye.
Better sequencing in compound metre.
Clearer compound metre beat guide.
Soup gets finger drummer loops.
Soup supports the Tempo Generator.
Oct
New tool: Tempo Generator
For teachers: archive your Exercises.
New: account deletion.
Improved storage internals.
Sep
All trainers: Simpler rhythm palette for 6/8.
All trainers: Initial support for 6/8.
Generator: added Beats Per Whole Note option.
Aug
New in Metronome: tempo progression.
Added a key signature trainer.
New quiz element: Key Signatures G
Groove Soup got keyboard support for Xylos and Frum.
Improved calibration steps in clap trainers.
New in the Lab: an online Piano.
Pin rhythms in the Generator. Pin
July
Tempo Tap now has options. Setup
Ploop got a shapes mode. Shapes
2d is now called Groove Soup.
Faster image loading.
2d supports the Xylophones, with looping.
2d: Hide and remove each app in its menu
New: online mallet instruments. Orff!
New trainer: Call and Clap
June
Sight trainers offer grand staff.
Better clap detection in Clap It.
For teachers: Manage tags.
Sight trainers offer bass clef.
For teachers: Assign exercises to classes.
May
Piano Pick: match piano and staff notes.
Multiple octaves in Name Pick.
Name Pick: identify note names on the staff.
Added setting Time Format.
Apr
Introducing 2d, a mini jam studio.
New Metronome instrument: silence.
For teachers: edit and duplicate your exercises.
Mar
New Bingo option: Beats Between Rhythms.
Feb
Groove Memory graduates from lab.
Link text is clearer.
New class game: Rhythm Bingo.
First Frequently Asked Question.
Maintenance update.
Jan
Fullscreen buttons and better landscape support in tools.
New Pro feature: export all scores.
Pro accounts.
Added redundancy after outage.
Up to four dice now possible.
oEmbed support added.
2021
Oct
New trainer: Rolling Tap.
New quiz elements: Symbols Segno Neutral
Sep
More instruments in the trainer options.
New Generator play mode: Keep
New in the Lab: a Bass Guitar.
Aug
Basic /8 support now available in most trainers.
Embed Generator and Drummer in your webpage.
Embed Ploop or the Metronome in your webpage.
July
Cleaner setup pages.
Drum machine: adjust settings on the fly.
Ploop and Metronome can now be installed.
Beeper: better volume and envelope controls.
Metronome revamp: volume, visual, new instruments.
June
Load time improvements.
Ploop got instrument and volume controls.
New tool: Ploop, for exploring polyrhythms.
May
New notation option: Line.
Quizzes are live.
Apr
New trainer: Rhythament.
New page: Settings.
In the Lab: Three new trainers.
Mar
New for teachers: remove tags.
More Rock grooves in the Drummer.
Create your own sequences in the Generator.
In the Lab: Two new trainers.
Foot tapping warmup added to Step by Step.
Feb
In the Lab: More tunes for Tap the Beat.
The Beeper got an envelope.
Added notation system: Eastman.
New for teachers: Tagging students.
Jan
New for teachers: Student archive.
The Drummer got grooves.
New trainer: Odd One Out.
New page: Teacher Intro.
2020
Dec
New feature: Resize the Generator.
Play and Setup buttons got icons: Play Setup
...many updates...
Apr
Launched!