Apps, Mobile & SMS

Musicians Name 2011’s Top Music & Tech Innovations

Iphone-fourtrackThe O Music Awards blog takes a three part look at the music and tech found most innovative by a current crop of musicians. Getting things done while being mobile is an especially important theme for these hard working artists.  Apple products sweep with an exceptionally strong showing from the iPhone and iPad.

Top Music & Tech Innovations of 2011: Part 1

Top Music & Tech Innovations of 2011: Part 2

Top Music & Tech Innovations of 2011: Part 3

Apple's products are appealing not only for their design but for their status as the top platform for mobile apps.  Once established, such a position is difficult to challenge.

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  1. I realize most people don’t look to classical music and opera for innovations, but by far the most advanced and innovative music technology we saw this year was in Tod Machover’s opera “Death and the Powers”, with cutting-edge music and technology developed at the MIT Media Lab. Seamless fusion of story, music, stagecraft and performance technology created an incredibly immersive, cinematic experience. The disembodied performance technology, omnipresent sound system, interactive robotics and other technologies developed for this opera are paving the way for the future of live concert performances. Check it out!

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