From the archives / Can technology and music happily co-exist?

"Technology has paved the way for almost anyone to hit the right notes are some people pining for a more authentic sound? It is almost 30 years since German electropop group Kraftwerk released the single Pocket Calculator. Its 21st century equivalent is arguably the smartphone and instead of "pressing down a special key" to "play a little melody" you can launch an app to compose an orchestral concerto."