Music Technology Posts from November, 2009

Tenori-On Orange Gets Tangoed By Bliptronic

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Toshia Iwai’s sleek grid-based performance instrument, the Tenori-On, has now been released in a cheaper, ‘Orange’ version. However, considering the design sacrifices made, and heightened competition from other devices, the price may not have been reduced quite enough…

Music Production Apps For iPhone OS

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Moore’s Law is alive and well – an iPhone now has about as much processing power as my desktop computer did seven years ago. Even before that, a lot of great music was produced on computers with far lower specs, so it seems entirely reasonable that modern smartphones can also be used for audio production…

Free Plugin Update – TC Reverb & More

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Although it’s being well covered on other sites, I thought I would also flag TC Electronic’s very time-limited free plugin offer. Basically, they are giving away their M30 VST/AU reverb plugin in exchange for an email address, but the deal expires tomorrow!

The Rules Of Music

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Brian Eno teams up with Will Wright to demonstrate how complex music and visuals can be constructed from a few very simple rules. There are of course many ways to create music, but it’s often the case that having too many options is actually detrimental to creativity

Pro Tools Video Tutorials

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Sometimes the best way to learn about your DAW is by observing a seasoned user actually putting its powers to the test. Here are a selection of Pro Tools videos to get you started…

Siftables – Beat Rocking Blocks

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

The miniaturisation of electronics is continuing apace, and it seems that each button we press has more computing power than an entire PC from a few years ago. David Merill has a vision of interactive computing where the building blocks of work and play come together…