Brett Domino Covers OutKast’s Hey Ya! On The Skoog (Plus! ‘Skoog Flute’ Masterclass!)

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Brett Domino and Steven Peavis perform André 3000 / OutKast’s smash hit, Hey Ya!, using the new musical instrument – The Skoog.

The Skoogmusic Skoog is basically a music controller, designed with special needs requirements in mind:

An instrument designed explicitly for special needs music education to empower those unable to play traditional instruments. The Skoog is a soft, squeezable object that simply plugs straight into your computer or laptop’s USB port.

Simply touching, pressing, squashing, twisting or tapping the Skoog allows you to play a wide range of instruments, intuitively.

Goals for The Skoog include improving motor skills, coordination and control, multi-sensory learning and sensory integration.

Below, co-inventor Dr Ben Schogler demonatrates The Skoog’s main features and gives a little masterclass in ‘Skoog flute’. Continue reading

How To Recreate Fatboy Slim’s ‘Gangster Trippin’ In Ableton Live

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This video tutorial is a rework of Fatboy Slim’s Gangster Trippin, in Ableton Live 8.

All of the samples used are from the original tracks, as sampled by Norman Cook (as close as is reasonably possible.)

If you like this remake video, don’t miss Jim Pavloff’s remake video for The Prodigy’s Smack My Bitch Up.

via SonicAcademy