Tag: Music apps

  • Banging on a bike

    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…

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