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Music iQ Tests Your Music Recognition
I smartly downloaded Music iQ before embarking on a four-hour car ride. Perfect timing! I entertained myself, the car trip went more quickly, and I discovered I am terrible at remembering the names of songs, even when I recognize a tune.
Discover and Share Song Titles with Nabbit
We've all been there. A great song comes on the radio, but the DJ won't tell you anything about it. Nabbit tries to solve this by giving the artist and song on nearly 2,500 radio stations. While not as sleek as grabbing music over-the-air as the super popular Shazam, it offers some nice features to find out what is popular and currently playing on the radio.
lilt line Will Open Your Ears and Eyes to the Future of Musical Games
lilt line - As the music genre continues to gain mainstream traction with the Guitar Heros and Rock Bands of the world, it’s inevitable that we’ll see efforts that aim to imitate instead of innovate.
Melodica Light and Sound Combine for Simple Music Creation
Melodica presents a 16 by 10 surface where the length represents the 4 bars of a 4/4 beat and the height is a set of 10 notes that all harmonize well together. Anyone familiar with arppegiators or sequencers will find themselves at home using the software's interface.
Tongue Drum Brings Archaic Music to the Modern Era
The Tongue Drum, the world's oldest form of instrument, has been used for millenia by tribes throughout the world as both a story-telling instrument and war drum. Originally crafted from hollowed out tree bark, it has evolved into a modern instrument with multiple tunings, sizes and variations.
Looptastic Producer Makes Mobile Mashups Mainstream
Looptastic Producer - As far as iPhone looping software goes, it's either a hit or miss. Some developers seem to over-complicate or oversimplify, while others can find the just the right balance.
Slacker Radio Competes with Pandora
I used Slacker Radio for the first time today, and I was impressed. Slacker Radio is a free custom internet radio app developed by Slacker, Inc. that provides some extra perks that its main competitor, Pandora, does not.
Tiny Violin: Use Your iPhone for Sympathetic Strumming
Playing the world’s smallest violin using your thumb and forefinger is so old school now that the Tiny Violin iPhone app by Brian Gorby is available. Tiny Violin actually adds the sound to your snarky attempts of condolence or joy towards someone.
Depeche Mode Sounds of the Universe: iDrum vs. Free App
Depeche Mode, an 80’s band that never went away, knows that in today’s world of digital music, album sales are only one part of a much bigger picture. In conjunction with their latest album, they released two apps: Depeche Mode Sounds of the Universe and iDrum: Depeche Mode Sounds of the Universe.
iBlues for When Your Woman and Dog Leave You
I play iBlues because my woman done me wrong, my dog left me and if it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck at all.
iBlues, from developer Surich Technologies, is a virtual blues harmonica.
iHeartNewMusic is for Music Lovers
How much time do you have? iHeartNewMusic offers an endless list of new music you can stream from blogs on the web.
There are people who search the web for music, and people who don’t. iHeartNewMusic from Scafell Software is for people who have an insatiable need for new music.
Tuner Metronome Minimalist Interface Gets it Done
From the land of sushi and Godzilla comes Tuner Metronome, an app which as the name suggests offers various tuning and tempo tools for everyday musicians. It's developer MIZO claims it to be "the most high quality digital tuner metronome." I wouldn't go so far, but this is certainly a solid application.
I Heart iheartradio! Listen to Radio on the iPhone and iPad
iheart radio - Being a small town girl, I am not too familiar with Clear Channel Broadcasting. I remember the Howard Stern controversies – who doesn’t – but Clear Channel has otherwise not frequently touched my sheltered ears.
Leaf Trombone Will Blow You Away
Leaf Trombone: World Stage - There's something vaguely intimidating about being assigned to review an application and, upon doing a little research, finding out that it's an extremely hotly-anticipated app from a developer with a line of very successful, high-profile offerings.
Star Guitar Another Shining Music App from Amidio
Recently released by Amidio, the same developer who delivered the popular synth app Noise.io Pro, Star Guitar is a full-function guitar app that lets you play, record, and export files of the music you create.