Posts Tagged ‘Music’

Wave your hands in the air, use your Muse

BT and the Search for New Sound from Leap Motion on Vimeo. Muse is a new Mac desktop app from Leap Motion that can be used to compose and perform ambient music using just hand gestures using a Leap Motion Controller USB device and companion apps from the company’s AirSpace app store. Muse has been […]

Neil Young begins the big Pono push

Neil Young’s high resolution Pono portable digital music player – covered here and here on this site – has more than doubled its Kickstarter target of $800,000 in a matter of a day or two. The Pono project is supported by an impressive line-up of music industry names, all of whom want to be liberated […]

Music in surround: do we really care?

In his latest post, CNET columnist Steve Guttenberg looks at the demise of true surround in the home as consumers opt for multi-speaker sound bars instead of multi-speaker home theatre sound systems. He puts it down to the lack of real consumer interest over the decades in Quadraphonic, DTS 5.1 surround CDs, SACD and DVD-A […]

Dave Grohl gets in an 8028 state

Dave Grohl’s excellent 2 hour documentary Sound City about the legendary LA recording studio of the same name is packed with famous names and faces, including Tom Petty, Josh Hoome of Queens Of The Stone Age, Mick Fleetwood, Rick Rubin, Butch Vig … and Rupert Neve. The centrepiece of the studio, which closed in 2011, […]

Amplifi simplifies it for today’s guitarists

In this video, Chappers and The Captain fron Andertons Music welcome Paul Hindmarch from Line 6 into their guitar-festooned video studio to talk about the very handy-looking new multi-function Amplifi guitar amp, whihch is available in either 75 watt or 150 watt options. Inside the 150 there’s a 12-inch Celestion speaker as part of its […]