The Craft of iPad Music-making [Video]

Won­der­ing what all the fuss is about with Apple announ­cing the iPad ver­sion of Gar­age Band? This video will help demon­strate. From The Future of Music V: The Craft of iPad Music-mak­ing” event, Feb­ru­ary 3rd, 2011. At this spe­cial even­ing event, attendees heard and saw the music­al and visu­al res­ults as lead­ing elec­tron­ic artists per­formed […]

Did Apple just kill a small part of the music industry?

  Ever since the iPhone and iPod Touch caught the atten­tion of developers of developers with an interest in music, there have been music apps in the iTunes App store. With yes­ter­day’s announce­ment of Gar­age Band for iPad these smal­ler niche developers could be chal­lenged by the vast devel­op­ment resources Apple can bring to bear. […]

SoundCloud — Flickr for musicians?

Recently I’ve star­ted pok­ing around syn­thes­izer and music tech­no­logy on my iPad and desktop com­puter. I’ve not made any­thing note­worthy to share yet, but when I do, I’ll be using Sound­Cloud as one of my medi­ums to share. Like Flickr you say? Sound­Cloud is very much like Flickr — an online des­tin­a­tion where mem­bers upload […]

Boppin’ with the BeBot!

iPad music and synth apps all seem to be try­ing to exactly rep­lic­ate the exper­i­ence of using a real syn­thes­izer or instru­ment, like Vir­tu­oso Piano 3 . Recently I dis­covered BeBot, an iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad music app that breaks that ste­reo­type. Accord­ing to the developer, BeBot is: …Part syn­thes­izer, part anim­ated robot. Touch­ing the screen causes […]