Once they have a solid beat, Peter and Luke Wang jam iPad to iPadfree-form sessions. Peter uses the Music Studio app to lay down the melody and try different instrumentations, which can in turn influence Luke Wang’s sound. With a tight demo in hand, they bring in the other band members to contribute their parts, balancing electronica with traditional rock guitar, bass, and drums. As the final touch, rapper, Mr. How, uses Notes to jot down lyrics.
As mobile devices and cloud platforms shape up to be the wave of the future, it does seem like unchartered territory as of now. However, as pioneer groups like Yaoband emerge and demonstrate the innovation of the Apple iPad, the reluctance of artists will ease off. The concept of mobile music production is surging, and as the app marketplace begins to fill up with music production aids, we can only be excited for the future. Be sure to check out Apple’s insight on Yaoband’s neat production process!