iPad Music Software: In this video, developer Rob Fielding (Mugician) offers his thoughts on what it takes for an iPad app to become an instrument on a par with traditional ones – and he puts out the challenge for other developers to create capable & challenging iPad instruments.
You may want to bump the YouTube quality up to 480p when you watch this, to be able to see the captions better.
Check it out and let me know what you think it takes for an iPad app to become a real instrument!
This is my take on what iPad instruments need to do to be playable.
If you see some of my users doing non-constructive criticisms of other instruments (specifically yours! 🙂 ), please don’t take it too seriously. I don’t do that myself, and it bothers me.
Some of Mugician’s evolution was guided by Jordan Rudess’ Morphwiz, Roger Linn’s Linnstrument, and the many things I learned working with Leon Gruenbaum’s Samchillian (my Xstrument instrument is a derivative of it)