So the cold nights look like they’re here to stay and it feels increasingly like winter is just around the corner. So get home, put the heating on and cozy up for the evening to explore 3 more apps we’re sending your way this month!
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Perfect For: Ages 3+.
What is it? Beamz includes 17 interactive songs (with plenty more available as add-ons) that each comprise of 12 different sounds and layers. Simply tap on as many lasers as you like to instantly start creating great sounding tracks and rhythms you can share with your friends.
Why do we love it? The brilliant thing about Beamz is that even as a musical beginner you can dive straight in and start creating. There are genres to please everyone, from Bluegrass to dubstep, and a plethora of instruments that makes it a good introduction to a new genre or sound.
Perfect For: Ages 11+ or anyone making music!
What is it? With Music Memos, musicians and songwriters can capture, organize and develop their musical ideas on their iPhone. Full of features for songwriting and developing musical ideas, the app lets you record any musical instrument through the iPhone’s built-in microphone in a high-quality, uncompressed format.
Why do we love it? It’s what the app does next though that makes it so great. Once complete, you can name, tag and rate your recording. Memos will then analyse rhythm and chords of acoustic guitar and piano recordings, and instantly add drums and a bass line that matches the feel of your song. It provides basic notation that displays the chords that were played and is compatible with numerous other apps.
Perfect For: Ages 7+.
What is it? Loopy is a multitrack looper that can function both as a fun recreational app or a useful professional tool for creating tracks. Choose between 6, 9 or 12 easy to control loops and start recording, manipulating and creating!
Why do we love it? The slick ease of Loopy is what makes it great. As a beginner you can easily navigate straight in and begin playing with the app, or as a pro intelligent features like count-in allow you to focus on playing your instruments and letting the app do the work!
To view more of our favourite apps and start app-lying yourself to music technology visit our App Share page.