Rocker Todd Rundgren Takes Tablet PC’s on the Road
…”Every member will perform from inside a high-intensity light chamber, and the set should resemble a bombed-out cathedral,” Rundgren added. “That’s the general milieu.”
Rundgren said that he and his band will also use computer hardware and software in lieu of more bulky amplification gear normally used onstage.
“The Tablet PCs that we are taking essentially replace all the backline equipment,” he said. “We run two pieces of emulation software to recreate the sound of amplifiers. There are no amps, racks or floor monitors anywhere on stage.”
The approach will allow Rundgren and his band to transport the entire production in a single trailer attached to their tour bus, according to a press release…