Apple’s revolutionary iPad has infiltrated “the music industry. We’re not just talking about the fact that the tablet can house your entire iTunes music library,” Libby Plummer reports for Pocket-lint. “It’s also fast becoming a useful tool for musical types, both professional and amateur.”
“The most high-profile use of Apple’s tablet by a pro musician so far involves the latest album from ex-Blur frontman Damon Albarn’s hip-hop project Gorillaz, which was created largely on his iPad during a 32-day tour of North America,” Plummer reports. “The album uses real instruments and vocals combined with a good helping of synthesizers with Albarn making use of around 20 apps including Korg iELECTRIBE, Moog Filatron and FunkBox Drum Machine.”
Plummer reports, “It perfectly illustrates the convenience of being able to lay down tracks on a device, while on the move, with no access to a desktop computer or studio.”
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