The 88 have recently recorded an entire song titled “Love is the Thing” using the FourTrack iPhone application by Sonoma Wire Works. They describe a bit of the process and reasoning behind recording a song using the iPhone on their site.
This Spring, we were on tour opening up for the B-52s, with shows all around the East Coast. One day while we were driving, Keith was browsing through the applications on the iPhone and came across FourTrack. We thought this app would be a great way to record song ideas while we are away from home.
So we downloaded it, and I thought it would be a neat experiment to record the full band on a phone. I was very curious to see how it would sound.
You can judge for yourself below, but I think their experiment turned out pretty well. And, it’s not only a great advertisement for the FourTrack app, it’s turning out to be a great marketing tool for the band.