Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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13 Best iPhone/iPad Music Apps for the Musician inside you.

Gone are those days, when you had to walk miles with your Guitar on shoulder, just to get a few lessons from your Mentor, or to get your song recorded at some recording studio. Today, an iPhone compensates for all this. You can have lessons, watch tutorials, and even record Music on your iPhone device simply with the help of some awesome Music Apps available at the App Store.

Music has always been the most beautiful form of human expressions. Music is for sorrow, for happiness, for love, for hate and every other emotion. The ability to create music is a true gift. 
The iPhone and the iPad has changed the way music is created and shared around. Here we have 13 wonderful Music Apps, for the musician inside you.

1. MOG for iPad

If you wish to accomplish something, learn from the people who have already walked that path. Like, being a writer demands you to read a lot, similarly for being a Musician you must listen to a lot of music. There are a lot of Apps for that, but this one is the best, with over 15 million songs, and an excellent Music Discovery tool.

2. Discovr Music

This Apps gives you a way to search for inspiration. Learn more about the Musicians you like, watch their videos, listen to their music, read stories about them with visuals, pictures and get the required inspiration to be a great musician yourself. Find your favourite band and share it with your friends too with this App.

The next step i think must be to try, try to make your own music. But for that you need to be an expert with the instrument you play. This App helps you polish your skills with awesome tutorials in form of Videos, snapshots, written lessons etc from World renowned musicians. You just have to choose an instrument and a skill level.

With a very simple interface, this App can help you tune any of your music instrument simply by using your instrument's built in microphone. This App is the most accurate Music Instrument tuner application till date.

This App helps you to stay in rhythm, assisting you with Tempo. Being suitable for even the professionals, this App's features includes 35 different time signatures, including compound and complex meters. For tempo assistance you are provided with a large set of sound sets, including Voice count and cowbell etc.

This App lets you search and find the Tabs for all the instrument used in any song' music. You can play the tabs, and listened to them while viewing the tabs. You can even change the tempo, to listen and learn the difficult parts easily. This App even works in offline mode, allowing you to access previously viewed songs.

7. Garage Band

Garage Band turns your iPhone, iPad or iPod into a collection of Touch instruments and a full featured Recording Studio. This App was the first amongst the Music Apps, and is for sure the Poster boy for all of them.

8. DM1 - The Drum Machine

This one is Beat making machine. With around 64 electronic drum kits, drum pads, mixers, FX trackpads this App beats Garage Band, for Drums usage. 

9. Animoog

Animoog powered by the new Anisotropic Synth Engine (ASE), is Moog music's first professional polyphonic synthesizer designed exclusively for iPad. This App has lots of functionality, that sometimes it becomes difficult for a new user to understand it completely.


Notion is yet another powerful way of creating music. It's not based on the virtual instruments like Garage Band, rather it helps you to create music yourself. Notion is a notation editor and a music playback tool, which allows you to directly alter the input notation and hear how it will sound.

11. djay

This one is for the people who love playing the part of DJ at parties, for whom music is all about mixing songs and playing them to a new and different beat. Get this App, and start the mixing. 

12. BeatMaker 2

This one is for more serious musicians. This App is a mobile music workstation, with some fantastic tools like  drum machine, keyboard sampler, multi-track sequencer and wave editor. 

13. ReBirth for iPad

By emulating the Roland TB-303 Bass synth and the Roland TR-808 and 909 drum machines, and then combining them with sophisticated FX units and pattern sequencers, Propellerhead Software's ReBirth can create some killer music tracks for user. You can also share the created tracks with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.

We hope this list, satisfies your soul's hunger for music. If you know any other App, do let us know through your comments. We love hearing from you. 

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