Physical Heart, Virtual Body is a special guitar that combines physical acoustic properties with virtual sound processing capabilities. Are we talking about the guitar of the future here?
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I will confess to my readers, I have never heard of the orchestrion before. One day, however, A BBC report about the newly-released album by Pat Metheny with the same name really peeked my curiosity.
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Last Sunday I started a petition asking Apple to make Logic Pro, their professional music creation software, usable for blind users. My main goal in doing this is to create the awareness among the music software vendors, including Apple, about the serious problems the lack of accessibility poses for blind musicians, engineers, educators and users at large.
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I am curious how many music and sound fans share my observation that listening to a well composed, arranged and sound-engineered music piece is almost the same as reading a good novel. For some reason this comparison has been popping up in my head for years now. It kept bothering me so often that I decided to finally write about it!
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About a year ago I made a review of Libratone Live Airplay speaker which generated a lot of comments and feedback on youtube. Half a year later Libratone surprised us with a new, slicker Zipp with a design that is not only great to see but also to touch. And the sound? …
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