How Music’s Digital Shift Rapidly Impacted The Industry

shockwebpic_howmusicsdigitalshift“Widespread copyright infringement is like a generational shift and ignorance of existing law, similar to massive experimentation with illegal drugs in the 1960s,” says Stephen Witt, author of How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, The Turn of the Century and the Patient Zero of Piracy. The book was named on the “Best of the Year” lists of The Washington Post, Forbes, Slate, The Atlantic, Financial Times and others.

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The Traktor DJ Cable Is Here To Save All You App DJs

shockleewebpic_traktorcableEntry level DJ’s and forward-thinking experimental ones can now have a new feature to play with on their Traktor DJ App – Native Instruments has just introduced the official Traktor DJ Cable which allows you to preview tracks. Essentially, it is a splitter cable that takes your stereo signal and splits the incoming signal in two so you can cue your tracks.

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SubPac Is Here: You Can Now Feel Your Music – Get Yours On Kickstarter!

We’re proud to announce that we’re part of the team behind SubPac!

Attention music lovers and listeners of all kind…SubPac is a new portable and tactile audio accessory that let’s you FEEL YOUR MUSIC. Yes you heard right! You can now take your sound to the physical dimension. This device can be used with any of your audio sources, just plug in and be transported!

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The Last 15 Years Of Apple Web Design

This is a must see for fans of web design and Apple, an interesting look at the last 15 years of Apple’s homepage web design compiled by Charlie Hoehn who used the Internet Archive Wayback Machine.

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#FutureFrequency News Highlights From Around The Web

So apparently the future will be like sci-fi movies.
Did you hear?

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David Byrne: How Architecture Helped Music Evolve

Expand your mind with this great video from TED where David Byrne explores some ideas on the development of modern music. The big question is…where do we go from here? Do we break out of the box? Let’s hope so…

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Steve Jobs’ Bio Author Walter Isaacson Shares Steve’s Personal Side With 60 Minutes

The official authorized Steve Jobs biography is out today. Author Walter Isaacson got to see a personal side of Steve having more than 40 interviews with him for the book. View Isaacson’s full interview with 60 Minutes where he reveals a lot of what he learned about Steve’s business sense and personal life.

Seven years ago, Steve Jobs asked Walter Isaacson, a former editor of TIME Magazine, if he would write his biography. Isaacson, who has done books about Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein, thought the request presumptuous and premature, since Jobs was still a young man. What Isaacson didn’t know at the time, and only a few people did, was that Jobs was about to undergo surgery for pancreatic cancer and was feeling his mortality. It speaks to the secrecy with which Jobs conducted his life and his business, adding mystery to an already compelling figure.

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Steve Jobs’ Great Advice On Tech, Design, Business & Life

With the announcement of Steve Jobs resignation today as CEO of Apple, we’re reminded that Steve not only built an incredible business from scratch, makes great products and changed the music industry, he also has a hell of a lot of great advice. Check out these jewels he’s dropped throughout the years!

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Enter To Win An OMG-1 Custom Synth From Spectrasonics

Spectrasonics is running a contest and the very lucky winner will receive a custom OMG-1 synth designed by Eric Persing. The OMG-1 combines a Moog Little Phatty, Omnisphere, Mac Mini, dual iPads, dual iPods, and Omni TR – into a beautiful, hand-crafted curly maple cabinet.

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JAM Hooks up your Guitar to your iPad, iPhone & Mac

JAM is a new portable, studio quality guitar input by Apogee that lets you to hook up your electric guitar and bass to the iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and Mac. With no configuration necessary, this little guy will allow you to just plug in and play and start recording in minutes at 44.1kHz, 24-bit analog-to-digital conversion.

JAM is set to arrive this month at around $99 just in time for you to rock it with your iPad2. We look forward to checking it out – send us your reviews.

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