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Drums XD: Editor’s Choice – best Drums for the iPad

Drums XD solves the problems of drums on the iPad The App Store is lousy with drum apps, most of them not worth the time they take to download.  There are a lot of challenges when playing drums on an iPad.  Drums XD solves the most common problems, and does so in the most musical [...]

By | October 24th, 2012|Drums, iThing|

BAMM.tv and the future of music

Free HD video production and global distribution for your music If you're making music the world needs to hear, and your best concert footage was captured on a flip-phone, you should check out BAMM.tv. Founded by brothers Chris and Nick Hansen, BAMM.tv works with emerging artists to capture performances in HD video and high-quality audio [...]

By | February 19th, 2012|Gig Bag, music industry|

Neil Young on living in the low-rez world

"We can't control the back end of the donkey." In this clip from the D: Dive Into Media conference, Neil Young begins by saying "My goal is to try to rescue the art form that I've been practicing for the past 50 years." He goes on to talk about  preserving the album format, how piracy is [...]

By | February 1st, 2012|music industry, Tech|

Andrew York solo flight: a Kickstarter Classical Music Project

MMT featured artist Andrew York wants to release his next recording without a label, and is using Kickstarter to make it happen.  He set a modest goal, and after one day is more than half way there.  Get a preview of the music below, where Andy explains his preparations and plans for the project.

By | January 24th, 2012|Guitar|

Margot MacDonald: MMT Featured Artist

Bust out your inner Cee Lo as the Executive Producer of Margot's new CD We first featured Margot MacDonald last December when she played a Christmas show at the Rock & Roll Hotel in DC.  Christmas came early this year, and Margot is hoping for a little something from her fans to help complete her [...]

By | October 31st, 2011|MMT Featured Artists|

11 tips for getting the most from MOG and Spotify

If you sign up for MOG or Spotify and leave everything at the default settings, you could be missing 50% or more of your music.  That's because Spotify defaults to ~96 kbps on mobile devices, and 160 kbps on the desktop. The settings outlined below will bring your Spotify mobile streams up to 160 kbps, [...]

By | September 19th, 2011|iThing, Tech|

Hi-Fi 2.0: Let’s do the math!

Part 3 in a series: After decades of continual improvements in audio recording and playback technologies, the average 21st Century listener will hear most music at lower fidelity than before the millennium. How did this happen, and can anything be done about it? In Part 1, we reviewed some of the reasons for the general [...]

By | September 15th, 2011|Tech|

Hi-Fi 2.0: Analog vs. Digital – Everybody Wins! (Loses)

Part 2 in a series: After decades of continual improvements in audio recording and playback technologies, the average 21st Century listener will hear most music at lower fidelity than before the millennium. How did this happen, and can anything be done about it? In Part 1, we reviewed some of the reasons for the general [...]

By | September 1st, 2011|Tech|

Margot MacDonald & the Audio Conundrum

Sign up at IndieGoGo to support Margot MacDonald's next release Margot MacDonald has been performing for over 10 years and released three CDs, but none of her recordings to date truly reflect the breadth and depth of her talents. She aims to fix that with her next release, and wants your help to make it [...]

By | July 31st, 2011|Gig Bag, Songs|

They Might Be Giants: FLAC for the People

Brooklyn’s Ambassadors of Love serve up 18 new songs - No waiting! TMBG's new release Join Us is available from their site in either MP3 or FLAC (lossless) format for one low price of $9.99.  (Vinyl available for one low price of $15.) MMT is pleased to see bands such as TMBG and OK Go [...]

By | July 18th, 2011|Gig Bag, Songs|