App Descriptionβnβ is a musical project by Jorge Drexler, specifically written and produced to be transformed and edited by iPad and iPhone users. This app provides a revolutionary approach to songwriting, in which for the first time, listeners become users, and songs become software.
β β β βnβ contains one original song: n1. In the future the app via updates will contain two more songs: n2 and n3 β β β
β β β Each song is a unique interactive musical experience.β β β
β β β Jorge Drexler along with 9 world class singers, a Stradivarius, a full symphonic orchestra, a male and a female chorus have participated in this state-of-the-arts appβ β β
β β β Users may export and share audio files with their own edits of each song.β β β
β β β βnβ is a serialized release, the first installment is βn1: Room 316ββ β β
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βn1: Room 316β a song that explores combinatory poetry, in which users may play with the lyrics by freely arranging the lines. This song is available in both English and Spanish.
The amount of possible combinations for the lyrics is almost infinite.
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βn2: Driftwoodβ will be released soon after βn1β. It is a song about drifting in life, and therefore, listeners must drift to experience the song. By pressing play in different locations, users can find and unlock all the different instruments that play along with the song.
This song was recorded with the Basque Countryβs Symphonic Orchestra (Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa) and contains all the different instruments that make a full orchestra and that can be played separately or together, along with male and female choruses.
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βn3: DΓ©cima a la DΓ©cimaβ will be released soon after βn2β and before the end of 2012. 10 different singers participate in it, among them, Residente Calle 13, Kiko Veneno, Xoel LΓ³pez, Daniel Drexlerβ¦
Users may combine the different voices, and arrange the order in which singers come in and out.
January 11, 2013 New version 1.7
December 21, 2012 New version 1.6
December 14, 2012 New version 1.4
December 13, 2012 New version 1.3
November 30, -0001 Initial Release