I love the iPad… You love the iPad… So it should really come as no surprise, especially given Apple’s prior dedication to the field of music and education, that musicians too, have been smitten with the device. One such musician that has been a passionate supporter Apple’s newest baby would be Damon Albarn, previously of Blur and now Gorillaz fame. So how much has he embraced the possibilities that the iOS brings to the table? He has went as far as to speak publicly about his current efforts to release the first ever album both recorded and produced on iPad.
When speaking with NME.com, Albarn was quoted as saying:
When further elaborating on the album while speaking with Spinner.com, he said that the tunes have have been written in “hotel rooms across America,” even describing it as a “love letter” to the country. He continued, stating:
It really says quite a bit about a piece of hardware when an artist that has sold tens of millions of records is willing to stick his neck out and produce content exclusively while on-the-go. Some might chock this up to the wide variety of applications available to the iOS community, but at the end of the day, all that matters is the quality of the music. We will be sure to keep our ear to the ground and let you know when the album sees the light of day. In the meantime, ROCK ON!