This week's app is the Ableton Note app:
Ableton Note (https://www.ableton.com) Start new musical ideas with a curated selection of sounds and effects; play beats and melodic parts or sample; continue tracks in Ableton Live; form ideas, experiment with sounds, and find direction; get inspired using a selection of Ableton Live’s drum kits, synths, and melodic instruments; create own sound palette by recording sounds into Note’s sampler instruments using phone’s microphone; use Ableton Cloud to send projects to Live (version 11.2.5 or later) without leaving the app; open project from Live’s browser then keep working; edit MIDI notes; all samples and sounds from Note are exactly the same; begin with a beat: choose from 56 Drum Sampler kits; tap out a beat using the 16-pad grid; quantize beat to fix any loose timing; nudge notes to correct mistakes; add more layers of rhythm; create beat repetitions with Note Repeat; change parameters to shape sound; experiment with effects; start with a melody: choose from 261 synth sounds and 36 Melodic Sampler instruments; play melody or chord progression with either the 25-pad grid or the piano roll; set a key and scale to get instant harmonic results or leave options open; overdub more layers of harmony; change parameters to shape sound; add effects to experiment with sound design; sample environment: create own kits by recording percussive sounds into Note’s Drum Sampler; record tonal sounds to create own Melodic Sampler instruments; manipulate samples by cutting, filtering, or re-pitching them; shape or transform sounds with effects; capture improvisations: play something then tap the Capture button to keep it; play at the tempo that feels comfortable and Note will detect it; Note will recognize the length of the phrase; a loop is created automatically; quantize it, add to it, or change the sound; create variations: Note features a grid-based Session View layout; double loops to create variation within clips; duplicate clips and create different versions of ideas; create eight tracks with up to eight clips on eight scenes; try different layer combinations and song structures; export work in Session View as an audio file to listen and share; (iOS 15.0 or later).
This week's app is the BBC Sounds app:
This week's app is the Music - Musica app:
Music – Musica App (https://musicmusicallc.com/musica/) Search and listen to millions of songs; advanced video player; playback control: Repeat, Mute, Speed: 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x; switch video quality to 240p, 360p, 720p, 1080p; share videos; browse videos by categories; video playback in full screen or small window; Smart Manager; Youtube search with suggestions; browse popular videos; create unlimited playlists and add music in one tap; add videos to playlists without login; subscription length: weekly, monthly, yearly; (iOS 11.0 or later).
This week's app is The Society of Composers and Lyricists app:
The Society of Composers and Lyricists (https://thescl.com/apps/) Mobile app offers SCL members easy access to news, events, seminars, screening interviews, and their membership card; (iOS 11.0 or later; Android 5.1 and up).
This week's app is the Production Music Conference app:
Production Music Conference (https://pmamusic.com/about/) App for the 2018 and 2019 Conferences; leaders in the production music industry join forces for a day of panels, learning, and networking; the PMC mission is to provide valuable information and share best practices in a positive and inspired forum to attendees involved in all aspects of production music; for anyone in production music; (iOS 9.0 or later; Android 4.3 and up).
This week's app is the Follow Elvis app:
Follow Elvis (https://follow-elvis.com) Definitive Elvis app; innovative Elvis biography; presents 200+ episodes about Elvis and his time in text, audio, photos, and film; more than 200 Elvis related sites; more than 1000 pages of text presented in text and audio; more than 36 hours of Elvis stories to listen to; thoughtfully curated routes in Memphis; access to all content ready to enjoy from everywhere; the ultimate Elvis quiz to test Elvis knowledge; more than 200 sites in and around Memphis are described in detail according to their relation to Elvis, his life, and the people who surrounded him including friends, family and fans; meet Elvis starting at his rise from humble beginnings to global stardom and all the way to his much too soon death; relevant to all Elvis fans as well as anyone who has an interest in music and cultural history; when in Memphis, the app is the definitive Elvis guide, providing live directions from site to site or according to a customized or predefined route based on specific interests such as Elvis’s favorite food, his residences, etc.; stories found on the sites cover all aspects of Elvis Presley’s life including his childhood and upbringing, his musical influences, his music and its impact on the world, his family, friends, and fans, his generosity, and his untimely death; each site is an episode in itself; free to install and offers access to all areas and three free episodes; purchase access to all episodes in the app; (iOS 12.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up).
This week's app is the 8tracks - Best Playlist Radio app:
8tracks – Best Playlist Radio (https://8tracks.com) Place to discover and share playlists made by people; explore more than two million free playlists, all handcrafted by real people who love music; a mix for every mood; each playlist tells a story, and the person who crafted it represents a soul and personality behind the music; listen free with ads and limits, or upgrade to 8tracks Plus for unlimited, ad-free listening; perks for free listeners: discover mixes for every imaginable artist, genre, mood, or activity under the sun; explore and save creative playlists with a “soul” behind the music; fun music community, discovering and sharing new songs together; personalized playlist recommendations; less repetition than other apps; sleep timer; premium features: unlimited listening; banish all audio-ads; no interruptions between playlists; use animated .gifs on playlists; get a flashy badge to show off to friends and admirers; support independent radio and artists; (iOS 13.0 or later; Android 7.0 and up).
This week's app is the Practice Space Teacher app:
Practice Space Teacher App (https://www.practicespaceapp.com) Helps teachers organize and improve teaching studios while also providing students with clearer practice goals, video examples, and motivation; teachers can create lessons for their students with demonstration videos, set-up the student’s practice goals, and write lesson notes while students earn their place on the studio’s leaderboard and earn in-app prizes; customizable “In-Studio Rewards” feature lets students earn real awards that they can get at their lesson; (iOS 12.3 or later; Android 7.0 or later).
This week's app is the Practice Space app:
Practice Space (https://www.practicespaceapp.com) Free practice app; students can create detailed practice goals, track the completion of their goals, and win fun awards along the way; completing practice tasks and other goals earns students practice points and gems that can be used in the app’s store for avatars, backgrounds, and in-app “power-ups”; create weekly practice goals with videos and notes for each piece, technique, or theory item; students can input items as a “Lesson” on their own or with their teacher; see daily practice tasks, notes on each item, and any videos of the student or teacher playing in the app; follow consistency of reaching past practice goals; join the practice point leaderboard; earn gems, badges, and other awards throughout practice sessions; in-app shop allows students to use the gems earned to reward themselves with a little fun after putting in the practice; (iOS 12.3 or later; Android 7.0 and up).
This week's app is the Oldies Music and Songs Radio app:
Oldies Music and Songs Radio (Danijel Cvetkovic) Combination of online stations that broadcast music songs and charts from different parts of the world; collection of FM Internet radio oldies stations; add to favorites; enjoy the music of the 00s, 90s, 80s, 70s, 60s, and 50s; stream music and find oldies hits of all time periods; mix of online radio stations filled with top oldies; includes the following radio stations: The 1920s Radio Network, Radio Dismuke, The 1940s Radio Station, 20th Century Radio, Haren FM, PONdENDS, 181.fm - Mellow Gold, 181.FM - Good Time Oldies, Flower Power Radio, 1.FM - Back To The 50s & 60s, ABC 50s, Ireland, Italian Graffiati, Radio Liscio e Folk, RauteMusik – Goldies, All 60s All The Time, Bide&Musique, Radio Monique 963, Accent FM, Waterstad FM, Box UK, RADIO fresh80s, RTS 80s 90s, Radio Top 80, Positive Gold 80s, Radio Alpenmelodie, Radio Continu, Radio Italia, Anni 60, DeutschRadio, Beatles Radio, 181.FM - Highway 181, More 103, 192 Radio, Vibration, Classic Hits, KX Classics, and Radio Mi Amigo; (iOS 8.0 or later).