There are virtually no barriers for musicians when it comes to doing what they have always done physically over the World Wide Web. The latest development is one that I find quite amazing: the ability to jam with others as if you were actually there.
That is certainly impressive, but I think we all are getting accustomed to developments that would make the Jetsons proud by now.
This particular feat is accomplished by way of a device that is named jamLink. All you have to do is plug your instruments in and start playing. Your music will be relayed by way of your web browser. You don’t even need to install any specific software in order to get going. It is all as easy as actually launching a chat.
As a result, musicians and songwriters can collaborate without having to worry about rehearsal spaces or having to haul equipment from one place to the other. As long as they have a high-speed Internet connection they will be able to collaborate without sacrificing either audio quality or immediacy. This is an interesting possibility in every sense, and even if you don’t intend to use such a service right now the knowledge of its existence and eventual implementation for any project of yours is invaluable.
MusicianLink.com In Their Own Words
“The jamLink connects musicians in real-time over the Internet. Experience “in-the-room” feel with CD quality audio, and jam with players across town or hundreds of miles away. This revolutionary new device is great for collaborating, song writing and jamming.”
Why MusicianLink.com It Might Be A Killer
It is very good because it lets musicians jam along without having to deal with the latency that characterizes audio cards and internal busses.