Music Apps

Want to know about the most noteworthy apps? Check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of Best Music Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of iOS music applications.

Buy Tap Tap Revenge 3 on the App Store

Tap Tap Revenge - Guitar Hero at Your Finger Tips

If you've played any of the Guitar Hero games, then you will be no stranger to the gameplay of Tap Tap Revenge by Tapulous. Even though it’s not as interactive as Guitar Hero it's very entertaining and the weekly downloadable songs keep the app fresh.

Buy FingerPiano on the App Store

FingerPiano takes you from hopeless fan to piano man.

Having recently toyed around with the MiniPiano app from JYProduct, I couldn't help but think that there was a little something missing from the formula. Don't get me wrong, sliding your fingers across piano keys is great fun, but I felt like there was no objective, no aim, no goal.

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MiniPiano app is just that

MiniPiano is the light-weight, free version of popular piano app Finger Piano, from developer JYProduct. Like its older, more mature brother, it's controlled by striking the keys on a virtual piano.

Top 100 Lets You Check Out the iTunes Charts

Top 100 Lets You Check Out the iTunes Charts

Top 100 is the another addition to the iTunes chart apps from developer nuTsie (maker of Rock Top 100, Hip Hop Top 100 and Top 100 by Year), which lets you listen to the top 100 songs on iTunes, streamed to your iPhone.

Apple Plays Key Role in Music Production for the Masses

In the past, creating professional quality tracks meant dropping some serious cash on high-end software and hardware. In more recent years however, there has been a push toward making it more affordable for musicians to record at home.

Synth Round-Up: Synthesizers Break Free from the Studio on the iPhone

Musicians of all calibres, from mom's basement amateurs to true prodigies, can now find the software they need to make music on the go on their iPhones, whenever and wherever they want. But with so many options, it's often hard for people to figure out which app suits them best.

Buy synthPond on the App Store

synthPond makes for beautiful sound ripples.

SynthPond gives people with no previous knowledge of music the ability to create beautiful, ambient, soothing synth loops. It uses a color-based notation system, a sequencer referred to as color sentences and a series of concentric "pond-like" circles with resonating notes placed inside them as a panning and timing system.

Buy ZOOZbeat on the App Store

ZooZbeat Music Synth Builds Beats, Tones Biceps

The ZooZBeat synthesizer has been developed to bring out the little drummer boy in everyday iPhone users. By violently swinging their beloved, expensive and fragile device around like a drumstick, users can produce synth sounds from a variety of instruments. Pro is First True iPhone synthesizer — for Professionals

This is it. The first full-fledged synthesizer available for the iPhone. Pro features everything you would expect from a synth including a large and expandable preset bank, a powerful sequencer, a rich ESFM synthesizer processor, (an enhanced version of the traditional Frequency Modulation) along with all the bells and whistles you can expect from any professional synths.

Buy Mardo's Music Trivia on the App Store

Mardo's Music Trivia is Fun but Not Comprehensive Enough

Mardo's Music Trivia by developer Intersphere Communications is a great idea for all the music lovers out there. If you find yourself in a situation with time to kill and you like music and popular culture, a trivia game spanning numerous music genres seems like a perfect time-killer.

Buy Pink on the App Store

P!nk's Funhouse for Everything Pink

P!nk's Funhouse is the new iPhone app in support of recording artist Pink's new album, which was released this week. This new trend of using the iPhone as a marketing and sales platform for music is making the news with other artists like Snow Patrol or Nine Inch Nails releasing apps as well.

Harp is Good for Education, Not For Fun

Harp – The Harp App has just been released! After a long-awaited arrival, this musical iPhone app features a sweep-touch virtual harp with 14 chord structures in any of the 12 keys. This equates to a total of 168 unique chords.

Snow Patrol Releases Original "Origami" App

Snow Patrol Releases Original "Origami" App

In conjunction with their latest CD, "A Hundred Million Suns," Snow Patrol ("Chasing Cars", "Run"...) released their new app Snow Patrol Interactive Booklet containing the lyrics to the song in interactive, origami-like packages that you open with your fingers.

Top 10 iPhone Complaints: Consumers Most Interested in Basic Phone Functions

iPhone Complaints - It's been 16 months since the original iPhone was released. With its sleek design and impressive gadgetry the iPhone has been a consumer hit and a commercial success — in spite of its high price tag and mandatory two-year wireless commitment with AT&T.

Buy iHeartRadio – Free Streaming Music & Internet AM/FM Radio Stations on the App Store

iheart radio: Clear Channel Takes the Airwaves to iPhone

Editor's Note: This app has been updated significantly and now rates 8/10. Read the new iheart radio app review. Clear Channel Communications owns more than 1200 radio stations. They stream more than 750 stations online.