The old pastime of having a jam session in your garage has made its way to the internet. Today Google launched JAM with Chrome, an interactive web application with 19 different instruments that you can play remotely with your friends.
Much like the electronic keyboard from your youth, this application has both an auto play function and an “easy mode.” The difference is that you use your keypad to click on individual strings, drum pads, or keys to make the sound.
You can invite up to three people to play along. Instead of seeing everyone’s faces, like on Google+ hangouts, you’ll see your friends’ instruments and hear them as they play.
Explains Google Creative Lab’s Emma Turpin, “No matter what your level of talent—from daydreaming air guitarist to music pro—you can JAM together in real time over the web.”