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** 2/24/11 New Android Zoom released today… best of show at CES & touted as on a par w/iPad…. but wait for the less expensive Wi-Fi version in April, or… wait for the new iPad 2, also rumoured as due in April. One more thing… we scoured the Android App Store & were dissapointed that, as of now, they don’t have nearly as much music or DJ stuff as iPad. Ahhh, don’t cha just LUV those Tech Wars?
** 2/20/11 Video Funky Fact: “Elements of Life” by Tiesto, one of the world’s most popular & talented DJs, has been viewed almost 20 MILLION TIMES !!
** 2/16/11 Grammy Funky Fact: Did you know that the best rock album was also a win for classical music… whaa ?? “The Resistance” by Muse was the winner, AND, cut 11 – “Exogenesis Part III (Redemption)” is actually Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op 9, No 2 by Frederic Chopin !!
** 2/12/11 Back in November, we made a Mainstream Club Mix (hadn’t uploaded one in a long time) that got good, positive feedback…(a pleasant surprise)…. so, I did another Mainstream Club Mix for February with new, current & a few classic tunes… Hope U Njoy the ride…
** 2/10/11 – Spent this morning looking at/listening to the dozens (yes dozens) of video remixes of Lady Gaga’s new single, “Born This Way” which was released today. The girl does know how to take over the media world…. & yes, it IS already #1 on iTunes.
** 2/8/11 – FYI, Miss Britney Spears Tweets in studio w/will.i.am… sez we’re gonna love this 1…. Also, plan for Feb. 17th…9:56 PM…MTV….The WORLD PREMIERE of the “Hold It Against Me” video…directed by Jonas Akerlund.
**2/6/11 – My vote 4 best Super Bowl ad (57% on Google Survey later agreed) is Eminem “This Is Detroit” Chrysler bit… Awsome, Beautiful !!
Here’s the BEP Sup Bowl Video… til it’s pulled…
We’re kicking of February w/a few of our fav iphone/iPad dittys…
** 2/3/11 – Tap Tap Revenge 4 By Tapulous, Inc. Now available on iTunes
The longest-running, most-dowloaded music gaming app of ALL TIME just got a brand-new UPGRADE – it’s our biggest, baddest, most mind-blowing version yet! Tap and shake to the music of your favorite artists like Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Taio Cruz, Jason Derülo, Metallica, and more! With a huge library of today’s biggest hits, plus over 100 FREE TRACKS, Tap Tap Revenge is the most addictive, adrenaline filled game on the App Store.
BREAKING NEWS – NOW 100% FREE IN TTR4:
LINKIN PARK’S latest smash “Waiting For The End,” plus “Sing,” the new single from MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, and “House Music” by BENNY BENASSI come bundled with the download.
** 2/2/11 – This crazy story all started back in October when 4 guys from Brooklyn who call themselves “Atomic Tom” spent 3 days riding the subway being videoed while playing (on their iPhones !!) & singing their song, “Take Me Out.”
When Steve Jobs heard about it, he Tweeted the world… & in the 1st month, they had over 1 millions hits !! Number is now over 5 million hits. Featured on CBS News, appeared on George Lopez… (introduced & came out of the audience on stage playing on their iPhones) Blew people’s minds…
iPhone/iPad Apps they use… Drum Meister, Pocket Guitar, iShred, Von Bruno Microphone, Virtuoso Piano Pro.
Then, around Christmas, the Net lit up with millions of video hits showcasing the North Point iBand doing Chrsitmas music…
Meanwhile, in Europe there’s the award winning iBand using MooCowMusic Piano & Guitar iPad App, BeatMaker Drum iPhone App & MooCowMusic Drummer & Guitarist iPhone App… www.iband.at
** 2/1/11 – Now, lots of folks are doing it…. there are several DJ iPad apps for producing & mixing music as well….
New iPad App, MIDI Touch, Lets You Design Your Own MIDI Controller
from iPad Music Software: MIDI Touch is a new app for the iPad that lets you design your own ultimate MIDI controller, by placing knobs, sliders and other controls onto the screen wherever you want.
According to the developers, MIDI Touch lets you send MIDI over Wi-Fi with latency as low as 2-5ms and and via compatible MIDI hardware devices with near-zero latency, using the Camera Connection Kit. MIDI Touch sells for $17.99.
…. then, there’s the iPhone App – Malibu Music Mixer – a DJ Music Mixer by Malibu & ABSOLUT VODKA
Mixmeister Scratch – Billed as the first DJ program for iPhone and iPod Touch. MixMeister Scratch is a free application for iPhone 3G, iPhone, and iPod Touch that enables you to scratch anywhere, anytime. Download MixMeister Scratch for free from the iTunes App Store right now and scratch on top of your music in seconds.
The app I like best right now is djay for iPad – The full-fledged iPad DJ app by algoriddim. Check out the video…
And finally, a bit of british humor for the techie in all of us. “My Blackbeery Is Not Working.”
….. Hey, a few giggles never hurt anyone, right? Njoy your day… Ray Ford, DJstuff.
Now, here’s a link to the Google Android Developer’s Channel where the New Android Honeycomb (3.0) was released today. 2/2/11
If you love your tech, you gotta do this video…. PS: Developers meet later this mo. In Barcelona…