It's not being "negative" either. Remember, people like HS and myself have been dealing with new technology tools for *decades* now. Of course we like tools - we also make many ourselves - and there is no doubt that this tech is fun and can be productive in the right hands, and of course, I would have loved to have been able to do some of these things when I was a kid when the technology was pretty basic.
It's good that you're excited about the possibilities and being creative, and it's gret that affordable tech makes things accessible that otherwise wouldn't be (I guess if I hadn't had a Casio VL-Tone at age ten I probably wouldn't have got into music at all either) but to agre with HS, it takes more than dicking around with a few loops on a computer or ipad or whatever to qualify as *good* music in my book, unless that person really is *phenominally* good. But we all have different tastes - although I'm guessing that after thirty years of making music, you'd broadly reach a similar place, if you are really striving to make good creative works.
And as for the ability to create music without computers, monitors, even electricity etc - some of us actually play *instruments* too...
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