The word, "Love" has been used so much that often its power is diluted. We use it as the right thing to say in a speech or the right weapon to use when you want someone to submit to us. Perhaps the real power in the word is that Love is so large. Which might lead us to question, "Why do I play so small?" Love is large and it has the capacity to remove any limitation of race, creed, religion, or language.
The reason I am so interested in this story, and the reason I have chosen to lead with it, is not to critique it -- far from it -- but to try to understand why it was billed as a program for the digital age, and just as importantly, try to understand just what "traditional" sampling is and why this was so breakthrough.
In my mind's eye, I see Apple as the fat, guy wearing the 'wifebeater' t-shirt, collapsed in his La-Z-Boy recliner surrounded by empty beer cans as a test tube pattern plays on his TV. Their longtime, sector dominant product platforms like Pro Tools, Avid and Adobe are old, dusty, over-priced and obsolete.