The little dude is helping me become more prolific. I got a little sketch-pad for quick recordings so i don’t forget these things. This needs more words and I need to try and remember the words I have. But, all that being said, I kind of like this little thing.
I’ve been waiting for this. it feels like it’s been a long time. With the simplified protocols and integration, I can start jamming with iPad, use that as master clock, synch a DAW on the MacBook, and play along with guitar. Check out the video integrating two iOS devices:
Both of these apps are incredible! The multi-touch interface of the iPad just makes it all come together, even for me – someone who has no idea what he is doing. First check out this jam from Saturday morning using Rebirth from Propellerhead:
Although I find the sounds of Rebirth to be more historically relevant / important (Roland TB-303 x2, TR-808 and TR-909), the Korg iMS-20, which is an emulation of an analog synth called, not surprisingly, MS-20, is a little easier to nuts with. Plus, the super-slick Soundcloud integration has me thinking about upgrading to a premium account. Uh-oh…
I’m posting this more for my benefit, as Kurt takes you through how to build a song with ReBirth for iPad. I’d messed with the iPhone version, but it’s too damn small. This looks beautiful and I can’t wait to start messing.
How much do love @peff? I kinda wish he would do a similar review for the Korg iMS-20, which I picked up yesterday. It also sounds pretty hot and has huge versatility. Hopefully I’ll be posting jams (complete with resonator slide guitar parts?!?) from both of these killer apps soon.
Fake Thanksgiving is becoming a bit of a tradition around, and, frankly, I love it. So, with Dorothy and the kids arriving tomorrow, the excitement is at a fever pitch. I figured I cool things down with a little blues. Hope y’all like.
The Thanksgiving may be fake, but the fun (and the Blues) is real.
Haven’t posted this video on the mpomy blog yet. Now that a bit of maintenance appears to be out of the way, here’s the video:
Eventually, I have to give up all the dreams of being a superstar DJ and running Ableton Live with Reason 5, controlled on an iPad. I mean, I’m sure I’ll keep dabbling, but eventually, I just have to go back to doing what I do. And, in this case, it had been so long that I was a bit worried my fingers wouldn’t cooperate, but after all these years, they still remember. This is just something, a bit sloppy, that Lucy and I made up on the spot.
Someone made a bit of a rude comment about my shitty, cheap, off-brand, in-authentic resonator. AND I cleaned up all the pedals and cords and power supplies for my electric guitar set-up. So, this is what I came up with:
Got a nice amount of snow in Northern Liberties, so here’s that cover version you’ve been waiting for:
As usual, recorded a bit quietly to preserve quality, SO TURN IT UP!!