Atomic Tom rocks out on NYC subway with iPhones [video]

When it comes to jamming on the iDevice, we already know that the platform has plenty of quality apps for creating music. We’ve seen Applegirl and Guiz belt out some sweet tunes using nothing but the iPhone. And more recently, Atomic Tom, the rock quartet from Brooklyn, took it one step further by playing their single Take Me Out on the NYC B Train earlier this month — with their iPhones as instruments.  Using apps like iShred, PocketGuitar, Drum Meister and Virtuoso Piano Free 2 HD, the talented group treated those on the train with an awesome “live” performance of their catchy song.

Check out their video that’s since gone viral after the break. It’s definitely worth watching.

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Show off your musical talents with the iPhone

So you’ve just been kicked out of your (garage) band due to one too many indecent exposure charges, or worse yet, you simply lack the talent. You’ve been blacklisted and no one wants to pump up the jam with you. What do you do? Form a one man band using your iPhone of course! Guiz de Pessemier, a fellow Canadian from Montreal, shows you that with a little practice, some much needed talent and the help of a few apps, you can indeed make sweet music with the amazing iDevice. In the above video, Guiz uses the drum app Kanondrum (free), Bassist by MooCowMusic ($2.99) and iShred by Frontier Design ($4.99, our review) to rock out the tune “Twist and Shout”. Bet you never would have guessed the iPhone could make such capable musical instruments eh? Be sure to check out Guiz playing the Apple iPhone 3G ad tune using just apps after the jump.

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iShred: Guitar + Effects in Review – The Quintessential Guitar App


If you know me personally (which I doubt), or you’ve happened to read my review of Guitarist– then you’d know what a guitar aficionado I am. You’d also know how few guitar simulator applications there are in the App Store that are even worth mentioning and which truly succeed at what they do best – simulate an authentic guitar. At first glance, iShred, has incredible potential with its flashy loading screen in which the guitar flies out of the rocker’s hands and embraces the iDevice screen- entrusting you with its mighty power and awesomeness. By the first strum, you realize that iShred is a virtual guitar like no other – it is in fact the tool for ultimate guitar supremacy on an MP4 player scale.

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