The iPad has created a whole range of new ways for music making from recreating traditional instruments:
to rethinking the way instruments work:
and Smule have a range of apps that cover both ends of the spectrum. The latest is the MadPad with which you record sound & video samples of any objects you happen upon. These are then laid out in a grid for you to drum on to create your masterpiece.
One of the default sets is a range of bicycle sounds. So following in the footsteps of a young [wikipop]Frank Zappa[/wikipop] on a 1963 edition of the [wikipop]Steve Allen Show[/wikipop]
and our very own Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra:
I banged away…