Videos of a couple more convergence game-instrument hybrid combo thingamawhatzits, pointed out to me by Anselm Hook — The Tenori-on vibes like a Game Boy or other handheld game console: Jazzmutant lemur is based on Ableton and Reason:


A music-makers community which improves on prior art by adding a collaboration platform. Mix2r basically echoes the traditional workflow involved in creating multi-track digital audio recordings with one important difference. It uses a centralized portal to allow collaborations between musicians from any geographical location as long as they can access the site and have a […]

postapocalyptic visions of the record industry

From the comments on sue em all not good for labels, here’s Greg on the prospects for the music industry: It’s kind of like Dr. Bloodmoney or one of the other good Phil Dick post-apocalyptic novels: most of civilization may have been destroyed, but some industrious tinkerer out there can probably put together a wood-burning […]

gamestrument #2

sull posts a screencast of his session with the innerpartysystem gamestrument, in which he gets high score. Question: how would you do “high score”? Couldn’t you have ratings on these things to enable that? Question: is it possible to have really different expressions in a gamestrument, or is the expressive range more limited than that? […]

birth of the gamestrument

Embed: No embed: That is fucking wondrous. First of all, the impact of in-browser-music-making is not trivial or obvious. You can’t be blase about it. But beyond that, what’s striking about this particular hack is how high-level it is. It pulls the end user up several levels from decisions like the selection of video […]