Article by: Tiffany Kirkland
On Wednesday, June 20th, Grammy Award-winning artisit LL Cool J and Sony Entertainment debuted the latest Future Sounds creation, My Connect Studio. The package featured especially for the VAIO E 14P laptop offers exclusive sounds for today’s modern artist.
Beginning at 4 p.m, Sony headquarters in Midtown held a press conference featuring the star himself . During the conference LL Cool J explained the main purpose of the software. My Connect Studio allows multiple artists and musicians to record, edit and produce new music together simultaneously in real-time from anywhere in the world, eliminating the geographical and economical barriers for musicians.
“Multiple musicians a thousand miles apart from eachother can record music together in real time. My Connect Studio is how the future sounds”, said LL Cool J.
Critics questioned LL regarding the possibility of the “lack of authenticity” to this new type of music production. The artist explained that the software will actually help musicians become more interactive and allows them to record in a variety of methods. “Whether they want to record at home or bring the laptop with them inside the studio, it’s the artist’s decision”.
Pricepoints for My Connect range from $499 to $899. It is available at Sony retail stores nationwide and other authorized dealers. Special features of the Future Sounds My Connect Studio Package with the VAIO E 14P laptop include:
- 14-inch model in red and bblack wrap around design
- Dolby Home Theatre v4 Audio Technology
- Includes Sony MDR- V55 DJ style headphones, styled to match
The conference was followed by a demonstration from LL Cool which showed the public how to operate it's software while also explaining its features. Other activities included raffles, break dance performances, a DJ spinning all of LL Cool J’s hit records, and pictures with the celeb and his fans.
My Connect Studio will be available on smartphones and on other laptop providers. For now, LL explained, “ I just wanted to give everyone the chance to create music and make it as convienient as possible”. Thus, its safe to say music is what inspires this star.