Newswire: A new app lets users record with members of Foo Fighters and Roxy Music

Modern technology has not only changed the way consumers purchase and listen to music, it’s changed the way music is recorded. There’s a certain charm (and street cred) to analog recording, but most bands, be they playing stadiums or the bar around the corner from your apartment, record digitally. Plus, in the age of Twitter, fans are closer to their favorite bands and artists than ever before.

A new app called WholeWorldBand is bringing all these innovations together, allowing aspiring musicians to jam with each other and to (basically) record with artists such as Foo Fighters drummer and Taylor Hawkins and Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera. The way it works is that users purchase “tokens,” with prices ranging from $1.99 to $17.99. From there, amateur musicians can begin their own session or start a new one utilizing tracks uploaded by anyone from first-year guitar students to …

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