The Past, Present And Future Of MIDI

At the 2013 NAMM Show, MIDI creators and innovators Alan Parsons, Tom Oberheim, Dave Smith, Jordan Rudess, George Duke and Craig Anderton participated in an uber-panel, discussing the past, present and future of MIDI. Continue reading

Jordan Rudess At Windows 8 “Build” Show – Making Music On A 27″ Touchscreen

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This video captures Jordan Rudess‘s demo at the Windows 8 “Build” Show. He kicks off with a prog synth jam, before moving on to demonstrations of his Wizdom music apps, MorphWiz & Tachyon, running on a 27″ Lenovo Windows 8 touchscreen computer.

The technical demos kick in around 9 minutes into the video.

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Windows 8 Multi-Touch Music Apps Could Be Huge

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Tired of trying to make music on a little iPad multitouch screen?

Based this video, it looks like Windows 8 multi-touch music apps could be huge. In the video, Jordan Rudess tries out Morphwiz running on the Lenovo A720 with Windows 8.

Check it out and let us know what you think!

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Duet For SpaceWiz & Steinway

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Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a relaxed improvisation for SpaceWiz and Steinway by Jordan Rudess.

SpaceWiz is a generative music app. Rudess says “The beauty of this improv is that there is the element of the unknown, quite similar to jamming with a human partner. You can interact with SpaceWiz and throw particles at the planets to create sound, or just let things evolve on their own!”