Welcome to 2012, where music is completely digital. Who needs thousand dollar instruments and million dollar recording studios when you can do everything on a $500 iPad and about $100-worth of apps?
Seriously, take a listen to this and compare it to the original. The digital version has a slightly different feel to it, but I personally like it better. See for yourself.
Here’s the iPad cover:
And here’s the original:
Regardless of which one you like better, it’s incredible that so much can be done using one small device. Unfortunately for me, I spent a fortune studying audio recording in school with hopes of working at a recording studio. With so much accessibility to music production apps like these, it would appear the future of music recording is bright, but the need for studios might be fading.
Check out this story on TechCrunch for another iPad instrument song.