Amazing iPhone 4 Band Performance on the Subway

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Atomic Tom performed live on a New York city subway using just the instrument apps on their iPhones and an amplifier.  Though the iPhone apps might not be as ‘pure’ as  real instruments, this shows that people with creativity and talent don’t have to limit themselves to just one instrument. Of course, iPhones are a […]

iPad Street Musicians a New Trend?

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Where there are tourists there are street musicians. Some are incredibly talented and belong on much bigger and quieter stages, while others rely on schticks to get tourists to throw spare change their way. This iPad-sitar playing hippie chick with a raccoon tail hanging between her legs is one musician that falls into the later […]

AirTurn Bluetooth page-turning foot pedal coming to iPad

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Seems our old friend Hugh Sung, professional pianist and tablet enthusiast, isn’t sitting down when it comes to the next wave of tablets, specifically the iPad. Or rather, he’s committed to sitting down with them with new Bluetooth version of his AirTurn foot pedal page-turner.

Google Begins Roll Out of Music Search

Google is starting a gradual roll out of a new search service for music that should put a tune in your heart. No, Google is not getting into the music biz. The idea is this, if you search for a song title, lyric, artist, album name, etc… you’ll be presented with results that include links […]

Frustrated with Messed Up Music Libraries in iTunes?

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One of the biggest headaches with importing music, audio books, etc is having to mess with all the track information. I spent hours over Christmas importing audio books, getting track numbers right, etc – needless to say, it was not how I intended to spend Christmas Day. That is where TuneUp comes in. TuneUp is […]

AirTurn: Wireless, Hands-Free Page Turning for Musicians

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Hear that sweet music?   It’s coming from Hugh Sung and his new company, AirTurn.   The company sells wireless, hands-free page turning transmitters for musicians that use Tablet PCs or laptops to read music.   The AirTurn device hooks up to your computer via USB, is easy to use, and compatible with many operating […]

Using the Eee PC as a DJ

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Nothing like a little wine, a little music, a little dancing in the square, and a little mobile device. Xavier at Notebooks.com took a little trip to Venice and found himself in one of those wonderful town squares with restaurants, music, and dancing. Being the intrepid mobile geek reporter that he is, Xavier noticed that […]

Ten Cents A Dance, er Song, with Lala

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This may turn out to be an interesting development in the digital music biz. Lala is offering a new cloud model for purchasing and listening to music. In addition to purchasing DRM free music for 90 cents a cut (some will cost more) from the service, you can plop down one thin dime, leave that […]

Zune Music Players In the News Today (And Apple Tuesday)

Mobile music players are the talk of the town right now!!  Microsoft and Apple hitting new news at the same time… planned by MS???? Details have been flying around about some new Zune players, and now they are official.  120GB and 16GB players are being released – 120 with a HD and the 16 is […]

Tablet PC MP3 Player

Very cool video here on YouTube about a Tablet PC and an interesting MP3 player interface.  Check it out below: UPDATE – Looks like the creator has posted in our forums – Read more here if you are interested in participating in what looks like a ‘alpha’ offer.

Rocking Out With a Tablet PC

I decided to give the virtual keyboard from bgfl.org a try using my Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC. I’d like to see folks with regular laptops do this…   Technorati Tags: Tablet PC,Dell,Music

Tickle The Ivories With Your Touch Screen Tablet PC

Now, you too, can get a little groovy with your touch-based Tablet using these free online virtual keyboards from bgfl.org and numbera.com.  Who knows, you could be our DJ at the next GBM Reader meetup! Just be sure to have a little ELO in repertoire first, ok?   Big thanks to TabletKiosk’s Gail Levy for […]

Music and a Tablet PC – Stop the Counting

I’ve been following Hugh Sung’s blog for as long as I can remember writing about Tablet PCs. What I love about his stuff are the ways he highlights how practical and useful a Tablet PC can be for musicians. Look at his latest article as an example: If there’s one thing about orchestral playing that […]