Custom Built Bluetooth Pedals

It is fascinating the snippets of information you pick up when dealing with a support request for Power Music. One such example was when David Castator contacted us about deactivating some old Power Music installations. This led on to a discussion about other music display software where he casually mentioned that he build his own Bluetooth page turner pedals – interesting I thought!

He then said that he had built a pedal that can control several tablets or PCs from one pedal – VERY interesting!

After further communication with David I asked him to write an article about the pedals he has built. So here it is, in David’s own words.

Any active musician that utilizes a Laptop, tablet, All-in-One and a digital (music) software package understands the need for a foot pedal to turn pages forward and backwards. I have used many of the wired and wireless models on the market. All of which turn sheet music pages forward or backwards on the computer to which they are attached.

My needs began to grow, ie. playing background music, turning to the last song of a play list or to the first song of a playlist etc., etc. As those needs began to increase, the foot pedals on the market did not. You needed to live with page forward or page backward – you could throw a switch manually on the pedal and maybe get it to do one or two mor Read more...

Interview with Jim Diack – Worship leader

For the last 6 years, East Mains Baptist Church in East Kilbride has been using Power Music with their worship band at every service.

We asked the worship leader at East Mains – Jim Diack – for an interview about his experiences with using Power Music over the years.

We hope you find a “real world” user’s comments helpful.

Here’s the interview…

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Guest Blog – Richard Teare – Gospel Bell

Here at Cambron we are always interested to hear from our Power Music users and last year we ran a series of blogs entitled “Musician of the Month” see the Featured Musician page on our website. The musicians included a harpists, two organists, an Austrian party band, a big band conductor and several worship leaders – quite a mix!

I would like to introduce to you another featured musician Richard Teare – here’s his story…

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Marathon organ recital – Kevin Bowyer plays Sorabji’s Second Organ Symphony – lasting 8.5 hours

On February 10th, the University of Iowa Organ Department hosted an amazing feat of organ playing by Kevin Bowyer of Glasgow University. Kevin played the entire Sorabji’s Second Organ Symphony as the inaugural performance on the university’s new Klais organ. Kevin played using Power Music from Cambron Software and said afterwards – “Power Music performed flawlessly throughout, as I knew it would.”

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Testament – Go and Tell

Go and TellOne of our featured musicians, Mike Baldwin, is keen to share his songs with other Power Music users and we have made them available on Power Music Store as a FREE virtual songbook of all the chord charts from his latest album “Go and Tell”.
Get your free songbook here: Power Music Box – Go and Tell

The album is available on Amazon and iTunes.

You can read Mike’s full story in the blog post here: Mike Baldwin
This album features many powerful and thought-provoking lyrics and Mike sent us a very interesting detailed description which deserves a blog post of its own, so here it is!

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David Baroni

Songwriter, musician, artist, producer, worship leader, author and speaker.

David 1David Baroni is a songwriter, musician, artist, producer, worship leader, author and speaker. He has been involved in Christian worship music for 34 years.
As a songwriter for Word Music, Integrity Music and his own ministry, Kingdomsongs Inc., David’s songs have been recorded and performed by Michael W. Smith, Don Moen, Ron Kenoly, Debby Boone, Alvin Slaughter, Selah, Natalie Grant, Morris Chapman, Sheila Walsh, Paul Wilbur, The Imperials, The Mighty Clouds of Joy and many others. His songs have also been featured in several hymnals.

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Laurent Calomne

This month we are delighted to feature Laurent Calomne from Sombreffe, Belgium. A classically trained musician who now plays percussion and clarinet in a variety of bands. Laurent bought a MusicOne CV from our reseller SightRead and it has revolutionised how he displays his music when performing.

Laurent uses the 24 inch touchscreen MusicOne system running Power Music Professional when performing.

He is in a number of bands playing rock, blues, reggae and disco. He also teaches music theory, drums, percussion, clarinet, saxophone and CAM (Computer Aided Music).

His band websites: Just Swing and Zapmusic

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Original Kösslbachtaler

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It is with great pleasure we introduce to you Hannes Stadler and his Austrian band Original Kösslbachtaler. We just love Austria so we are delighted to feature Johannes Stadler (or to give him his stage name “Hannes”) as our “Musician of the Month”.

The Original Kösslbachtaler is an Austrian band who perform at wedding receptions and tent festivals. Visit their website here Original Kösslbachtaler.

Kösslbachtaler first started using Power Music way back in 2013. Lois (AKA Alois Stadler), bought Power Music and started setting up a multi-screen band setup, first with three screens then eventually using six screens.

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