creating music

creating music

Weavly weaves its magic with a video-mashup tool for Tumblr GIFs and YouTube

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If you have a penchant for creating music-backed video mashups, you’ll probably like Weavly. The Berlin-based startup offers a Web app that helps you create video compilations simply by searching by keyword from sources such as YouTube and Vine, while pulling in background music from SoundCloud. Heck, it also lets...
Weavly weaves its magic with a video-mashup tool for Tumblr GIFs and YouTube

Beat Your iPad with the dPad Drum Sequencer

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Beat Your iPad with the dPad Drum Sequencer is a post from Chris PirilloI have told you people many times that I’m no musician. I cannot stay with the beat of anything, and I am no good at creating music. I do, however, love music. I’m a big fan of...
Beat Your iPad with the dPad Drum Sequencer
'Sword & Sworcery' composer Jim Guthrie releases first solo album in a decade
Google Data Artist Aaron Koblin and Chris Milk Launch "This Exquisite Forest"

Heatwave revives canceled online game with Gods & Heroes deal

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Heatwave Interactive is announcing today that it has acquired the rights and assets to Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising, a massively multiplayer online game that had previously been canceled. In doing so, Austin, Texas-based Heatwave is trying to make itself into a player in the MMO game market where there...
Heatwave revives canceled online game with Gods & Heroes deal

DailyDirt: Computer Generated Music

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The amount of music in the world is growing every minute -- it's not even possible for a single person to listen to every song within a normal lifespan. Luckily, no one would really want to listen to every song, but technology is accelerating the process of creating music with...
DailyDirt: Computer Generated Music

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Among Backers Pumping $6M Into Photo-Editing Start-Up Aviary

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Spark Capital, Bezos Expeditions and other strategic investors have poured another $6 million into Aviary, a photo-editing tools company. Aviary said it is used regularly by eight million people across 1,200 partner apps including Flickr, Mailchimp, Shopify, Box, TwitPic, and Halftone, and in the past 30 days alone, the company...
Amazon's Jeff Bezos Among Backers Pumping $6M Into Photo-Editing Start-Up Aviary

Quincy Jones is still at the forefront of music tech with his piano learning startup Playground Sessions

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They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. It’s a good thing for us all then that Quincy Jones has been at the cutting edge of music technology for more than 60 years. The legendary record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, television producer, and trumpeter was one of...
Quincy Jones is still at the forefront of music tech with his piano learning startup Playground Sessions

Turn Your iPad Into a Harp

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Turn Your iPad Into a Harp is a post from Chris PirilloThere are a lot of musical “instruments” available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. While some of them are quite good, others are mediocre at best. The bad ones are usually ones that have strings involved, such as with...
Turn Your iPad Into a Harp

DIY Builds an "Institution for Creativity" for Kids -- With Apps, Rewards and a Full-Length Movie

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I loved the “Reading Rainbow” and “Rainbow Brite” of my youth — and the books and toys that came along with the shows — but every so often, I see something that makes me wish I could be a kid again. A start-up called DIY is creating an online-offline universe...
DIY Builds an "Institution for Creativity" for Kids -- With Apps, Rewards and a Full-Length Movie
Molecule Synth is a customizable synthesizer you build yourself

Using a few drops of saliva, 23andMe creates a song out of your DNA

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  You may not think music is in your genes, but a new technique from personal genomics company 23andMe may just prove you wrong. Using the genetic information available in just a few drops of saliva, 23andMe has developed a way to create music out of your genetic code. The general technique of creating...
Using a few drops of saliva, 23andMe creates a song out of your DNA

Computer composition pioneer David Cope discusses his iPad app (video)

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We probably shouldn't have been surprised when David Cope excitedly asked us if we'd like to see his new iPad app, as we began packing up our shoot for a forthcoming Engadget Show episode. After all, the former UC Santa Cruz music professor's name has, over the past several...
Computer composition pioneer David Cope discusses his iPad app (video)

Apple Wins Patents for Advanced MacBook Keyboard, Creating Music Playlists & iOS Application Windowing

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 22 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. this week. This particular report covers three interesting iOS patents covering the creation of music playlists and application windowing. Additionally, we cover one of the key advancements in MacBook Pro's keyboard and...
Apple Wins Patents for Advanced MacBook Keyboard, Creating Music Playlists & iOS Application Windowing
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