hardware, software, sound and recording

Filtatron Brings Moog to iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad (or does it?)

Moog goes mobile on iTunes this Monday, October 18, 2010.  Whether that's a good or bad thing depends on how you feel about this phrase: "...digitally modelled to approximate the warmth and character of our famous analog hardware."  Hmmmm. From the Filtatron Page: The Filtatron is much more than your average sound app. It’s a [...]

By | October 16th, 2010|iThing, Tech|

iPad for Music

Revolutionary device, or world's most expensive picture frame? Who cares? What matters to us is what it can do for music. Quite a bit, actually. Just a few days out of the gate, I counted about one hundred music apps in the iPad App Store, with 30 of those designed specifically for the iPad.  Peter [...]

By | April 14th, 2010|Gig Bag, iThing, Tech|

Are records dead?

Q. What's a record? A? Whale blubber. Players of a certain age still refer to "records"  even though many haven't held or heard a vinyl album in decades.  In a recent interview, Brian Eno spoke about the end of an era: I think records were just a little bubble through time and those who made [...]

By | February 21st, 2010|Gig Bag, music industry, Tech|