Top 5 Disruptive Music-Making Technologies

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I was digging around in the stats on Youtube where we put some of our videos – 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 – you can read the full article by Eliot Van Buskirk in your own time, but the list in brief is:
  1. The iPhone
  2. Open-source audio software
  3. Virtual synthesizers (this is where we get a feature)
  4. Portable digital audio recorders
  5. Max/MSP
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

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