I was digging around in the stats on Youtube where we put some of our videos â€“ not all mind, you can see em all here first.
But I noticed a spike on our Arturia Jupiter 8V views and traced it to this article over on Wired.com.
The article lists the Top Five Disruptive Music Making Technologies â€“ you can read the full article by Eliot Van Buskirk in your own time, but the list in brief is:
Open-source audio software
Virtual synthesizers (this is where we get a feature)
Portable digital audio recorders
I'm not sure I would agree with his thesis there, I would suggest Ableton LIVE and Propellerheads Reason have made a huge shift in the the way music is created, as indeed has the developement of the DAW istelf - ever since it actually became possible and widespread to use computers and music.
Go read the full article