Apple reportedly acquired audio software developer Camel Audio in January | 9to5Mac: "Audio software developer Camel Audio announced in January that it would be shutting down for good and removing its software from sale, but no one knew quite why. However, it now appears that the company has been acquired by Apple."Hmmm.
Grammy-nominated DJ Zane Lowe leaving flagship BBC Radio show, joining Apple: "Zane Lowe, who has helmed BBC Radio 1's widely-praised evening show since 2003, will sign off on March 5, according to the BBC. Lowe is known as a musical tastemaker and is credited with jumpstarting the careers of artists like Adele and Gnarls Barkley by featuring them on his show."More signs that Apple is reorienting around changes in music listening behavior. Personally, I have no interest in streaming services. In theory, I like Neil Young's hi fidelity sample player concept. Apple could use ALAC at 192kHz and 24-bit. 16 bit aac is fine for a radio experience, but I don't agree that you can't hear the artifacts.
Labels: distribution, indie labels
Google Mattel Event today will merge View-Master line with Google Cardboard | 9to5Google: "The Cardboard View-Master is the fruit of half a year of design. When Mattel saw the Google Cardboard they knew it was the next generation of View-Master."Was one of my favorite toys as a kid, but I never owned one.
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Apple hopes to turn up the volume on iPad sales with new music creation ad | VentureBeat | Media | by Chris O'Brien: "Sweden’s hipper-than-hip Elliphant writing and recording demos of a new song ‘All or Nothing’ on her iPad. The ad highlights a handful of apps, including Apple’s own GarageBand along with iMPC Pro and NanoStudio."iPad music creation?
Labels: engineering, producing