SongSheet for iPhone – Ghostdust bring an iPhone version of their song and setlist manager app

Whether you are a songwriter, or a musician who plays in a gigging band doing lots of functions (weddings, parties, etc.) and have to have access to a wide repertoire of songs to suit the occasion (or requests from the floor), trying to keep all those songs – and all those chord charts – in your head is an accident waiting to happen. Most of us resort to a notebook or binder/folder of some sort. This is safe... well, safe-ish until you leave it somewhere. The alternative is to use a computer; … [Read more...]

Getting music done – and how (just a little bit) iOS might help

One of the upsides to starting the Music App Blog email newsletter has been the increased feedback and interaction I’ve had with some of the site’s regular readers. Having used the email list to throw a few questions at the subscribers, I received all sorts of interesting comments back. Amongst these comments, a number of themes have popped out; for example, people wanting advice on building a recording setup based around an iPad, folks who struggle with MIDI and how it works between multiple … [Read more...]

SongSheet by iSharp – music app review

Whether you are a songwriter, or a musician who plays in a gigging band doing lots of functions (weddings, parties, etc.) and have to have access to a wide repertoire of songs to suit the occasion (or requests from the floor), trying to keep all those songs – and all those chord charts – in your head is an accident waiting to happen. Most of us resort to a notebook or binder/folder of some sort. This is safe... well, safe-ish until you leave it somewhere. The alternative is to use a computer; … [Read more...]