JAMLINK INTERNET CONNECTION
Minimizing internet latency, the jamLink audio interface is designed to allow musicians play together over the Internet from locations that are hundreds of miles apart.
If you're in a more or less settled band, the need to log-in to MusicianLink seems like a pain in the neck. Not to mention scenarios in which MusicianLink will be overloaded, off-line or even out of business! Why don't you guys just supply us with the tools to setup the connections by ourselves?
Dave: "MusicianLink is actually an incredible tool for taking a "settled" or established band to the next level. All of the established bands using the jamLink today report that they get many more opportunities to work on music together because they can now connect and play whenever they want without having to all convene at a central space at a specified time.
"It is not meant to be a replacement for in-person playing, but if you want to work out the chords to a new song with your guitarist, or tighten up the vocal harmonies with the other singers so you are prepared when you get to the practice space, this is the best way to go.
"Although the easiest way to access the jamLink control panel is through the MusicianLink.com website, you can actually log into the device directly by simply typing it's IP address into the URL bar of your web browser. From there you can login to the jamLink directly and start sessions with all of your friends and collaborators. There is even a "manual" mode that lets users connect to other musicians directly without the need to use the MusicianLink session servers to establish connections."
Do you use audio compression techniques with jamLink for optimized latency - or would this invoke another slowdown?
Chris: "We avoid compression exactly for that reason. It adds delay."
What's your dream? Next superstar rockband meets on MusicianLink, a better world through jamming on-line by the masses - or ....?
Dave: "I just want to continue develop the best possible tools for musicians to collaborate online, and hopefully, spend a bit more of my time actually playing, too."
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