Digital music lacks one important element from the analog days: romance. Contemplating album art and reading lyrics on jacket sleeves was a wonderfully tactile experience that only enhanced the listening. Aweditorium -- a free, iPad-specific app from global indie music community thesixtyone -- offers that with an online twist.
Fan of David Bowie but you have always felt like you could have produced one of his classic singles better than they did at the time? Soon you’ll get you chance, as Bowie’s 1975 single Golden Years arrives on iOS in early June.
If you’re a guitar player and maybe even an avid reader of Guitar World magazine, you’re no doubt familiar with their free universal app Lick of the Day -- which just got a fairly significant update, adding sponsored licks, AirPlay support and much more.
One of the more popular iPad-only apps on the App Store is developer algoriddim’s djay (lower caps are theirs!), a $19.99 app offering pretty much a full DJ experience on your tablet. Now, the developer has whipped out their shrink ray and is now offering a small-screen version for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Imagine a mashup of podcasting, Twitter, and YouTube for audio files, and you’ll have an idea of what SoundCloud is all about. It’s a social media service that lets you share original music, rambling diatribes, drunken party chatter, and other sound recordings with eavesdroppers across the globe. It’s a cool idea, but SoundCloud’s desktop Mac application lets users in on only half the fun.
One category of iOS app that’s really pushing the boundaries of the platform is music, which is making a splash at Macworld 2011. In addition to a number of iOS software and accessory developers on hand to show off their wares, the expo also features a section of the show floor dedicated to iOS and Mac music, the Macworld Music Studio.
Admit it: You’re an iPhone owner and closet ABBA fan. Now those two great tastes have come together in one place with the release of ABBA Singbox, the first official ABBA app which lets you belt out “Dancing Queen” and share it with the world.
Calling all novice guitar players! if you're armed with a guitar and an iPad or iPod touch, you most definitely want to check out our sister magazine Guitar World's Lick of the Day app, now available in the iTunes App Store!
If you create any kind of visual media but you can’t come close to carrying a tune, you’re probably always in search of music to complement your video creations. Tunepresto is now looking for innovators like you to test a new online musical creation platform.