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Welcome to SoundJunction

About SoundJunction

About SoundJunction

SoundJunction is the award-winning site for listening to, exploring, discovering and creating music.

Listen and explore: rock, classical, jazz, African, drum 'n' bass, pop, fusion and much more... 

Musical instruments: professional musicians on video -- the violin to the udu, bassoon to drums.

Discover how music works by taking it apart and making it yourself.

Being a musician in a musical career: over 40 musicians talk on film about their experiences.

Create and compose your own music online with free software.

Discover how composers and remix artists make their music.

Learn about music's background and history.

Find music teaching resources and materials for exams in music.

Browse freely around the site or use the Learning trail forum to explore particular subjects and issues.

About SoundJunction

About SoundJunction
In the mix! Rock band Johnny panic remixes for SoundJunction

Rock band Johnny Panic, Drum 'n Bass MC Cleveland Watkiss, and Jamelia's producer C Swing, take time out to remix for SoundJunction.

Find out more...

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About SoundJunction
How does music work?

Use online music software to take music apart, find out how it works, and watch all the performers on video.

Or recreate it yourself...

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About SoundJunction
Teach music?

SoundJunction's packed with materials and activities that can be used for learning. Try the Teacher resources section for some ideas.

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About SoundJunction
Take a tour of SoundJunction

Take a short tour to see what's in SoundJunction: a taster of over 1,000 pages, audio, video, interactive software and more.

Start the tour here and look out for the little yellow notes...

About SoundJunction

About SoundJunction
Want to be a musician?

Over 40 musicians talk about how they made it to the top, and what it's like. Watch videos of them talking about their experiences and their instruments.

About SoundJunction

About SoundJunction

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What can I do on SoundJunction? SoundJunction logo with headphones on

Find out what you can do on the SoundJunction website

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New on the site: SoundJunction wins Bett and BIMA awards

Make your own music by drawing notes and playing around with sounds, on the Note Canvas tool

Listen to music from the Americas: Tango to Bob Marley to American classical

Find out about dance music and music for dance through the ages and around the world

If you're studying for a GCSE music exam, find out how SoundJunction can help

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What interests you about music?

Take our online survey about your musical interests and activities

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Listen to the sounds in SoundJunction

Listen to music – as a way into SoundJunction

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Explore how music works

Explore what's going on inside music using online music software

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Discover how sounds and music are made

Listen to how instruments are made and watch videos of them being played

Watch videos of musicians talking about their lives and what they do

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Create music yourself

Make or remix your own music with the free online Composer software

Find out how composers create and remix music