Aug
12
2010

Musicians Recreate “Eye of the Tiger” Using Only iPad Apps [Video]

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Speaking of music apps for the iPad, take a look at this video. A group of musicians recreated the 80′s hit “Eye of the Tiger” using only iPad apps (such as Pianolo and Pocket Drums) and then photographer Jordan Hollender shot a great video of the “performance” using Canon EOS 5D Mark II and a Canon EOS 7D.

Planet 5D reports:

We contacted the creative team and Diane Collins sent us this additional information…

“This was made as a promotional piece to present our video work. We wanted to create something fun and original using the latest technology available. The song was pre-recorded using ipad apps for all of the instruments. We shot at KM Photo Studios in NYC and had one day to pre-light and one day to shoot. Time was our biggest challenge as we had a lot of footage to capture in a short period of time and on a tight budget.”


Song: Eye of the Tiger by Survivor.


Cameras used: Canon 5D Mark II and 7D – We own the 5D, so that’s why we shot with that camera. We rented the 7D since we wanted to shoot slow motion.

Edited in Final Cut Pro


Scott Harris – musical production and arrangement

Performed by Scott Harris, Harold O’Neal AKA Kid Jazz and Shea Butta

Directed by Jordan Hollender in collaboration with Diane Collins and Zbabam Productions

Jordan Hollender is a photographer who has been shooting video over the past couple of years. He and his wife, Diane Collins, often work in collaboration.

Jordan Hollender, Diane Collins and Zbabam Productions would like to thank everyone who helped on this project:

Richard Bell – Gaffer / Grip

Jon Vachon – Gaffer / Grip

Bryan Lynde – Hair and Makeup

Alex Johnstone – Stylist

KM Camera and Studio Rental

Amazing, isn’t it? Check out the video below. Now, go buy some music apps and try to do something at least half as awesome as this. [via TUAW]

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Tags:iPad, music