PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff and Atlantic editor Derek Thompson explore how data shapes the music industry. Read more in Thompson’s recent Atlantic story, “The Shazam Effect.”
Korg, renown manufacture of electronic musical instruments has introduced the Cliphit, a clever device that turns the world around you into your own personal drum kit! Cliphit takes your air-drumming to the next level, simply attach one of the included clips to almost anything and play drums in real time! The portable drum kit also features a footswitch to control kick sounds, built-in drum sound effects, a headphone jack for private practice, and a built-in speaker that delivers great-sounding tone for your drum performance. watch the video
In a world of rising cinema costs … at a time when gathering comes naturally … small screens are hitting the big time
What could be better on a crisp fall night than curling up on the couch with a soft throw, a bowl of popcorn (or perhaps a glass of wine) and a great movie? Avoid the crowds at the theater, save a little cash and embrace the simple pleasure of movie night at home. Whether you keep it spontaneous or start a film club complete with movie-themed snacks (blini and vodka for Dr. Zhivago, anyone?), let these ideas inspire your next movie night at home.
Free your music from tyranny of wires with the PUC, a Wireless MIDI Connection. Designed specifically for iOS devices, the PUC allows you to wirelessly connect any MIDI device such as keyboards, synths, dj controllers, drum machines, floor pedal controllers, plus other gear, wirelessly to your iPad, iPhone or Mac, and easily control your music making apps. It has a low latency system as fast or faster than the wire, and includes the free PUC connector app.
Everyone seems to be sharing their lives on social networks. Some people have accounts on several social networks at the same time! People share many things on their social networks with friends and sometimes even with strangers. Aren’t you curious as to what they share? Check out our infographic, “What People Share On Social Networks” to get the low down on what’s really going on out there, socially speaking!