iOS music in 2017 – the Music App Blog wishlist

Well, that was different wasn’t it? For some (OK, not all), 2016 is welcome to exit – stage left – never to be seen again. It has been a year of political uncertainty that, wherever you live in the world, the ripples are going to reach you in some form or another and at some stage during 2017. We also lost some significant musical talent starting with David Bowie in January and ending with George Michael in December. Whatever your musical tastes, the odds are that we lost someone whose work you … [Read more...]

Feature presentation – what’s your wishlist for your favourite iOS music apps?

One of the things that I love about music production using my iPad is that, if I choose, I can make music using software that doesn’t make my head explode with its complexity. Don’t get me wrong – I think there is most certainly a time and a place for sophisticated, feature-rich, software – but it can be all too easy to get bogged down in the intricacies of the toolset at the expense of getting creative if that toolset is overly complex for the job in hand. Tangentially, this is a point that … [Read more...]

iOS music in 2016 – the Music App Blog wishlist

With change being the only constant when it comes to iOS music technology, 2015 has been a pretty jam-packed year for those who use their iPhones or iPads as part of their music-making toolkit. As I posted a few days ago, we have seen some great new iOS music apps released over the last 12 months. In addition, with iOS9 being introduced, we have also seen the first tentative steps with Audio Units (AU) technology and, as the year drew to a close, the arrival of a potentially very useful new app … [Read more...]

iOS music in 2015 – the Music App Blog wishlist

This time of the year is always a bit thought provoking. One year ends and another one starts and, while it is just one day following another, it encourages you to look back at the year just finishing and look forward to what the year ahead might bring. As some of you might have already seen, I’ve already done a bit of ‘looking back’ with a personal take (and feel free to disagree with me) on my top 10 iOS music apps released during 2014. Whether you like my own list or not, it is difficult … [Read more...]

iOS music in 2014 – the Music App Blog wishlist

This time of the year is always a bit thought provoking. It encourages you to look back at the year just finishing and look forward to what the year ahead might bring. As some of you might have already seen, I’ve already done a bit of ‘looking back’ with a personal take (and feel free to disagree with me) on my top 10 iOS music apps released during 2013. Whether you like my own list or not, it is difficult to deny that the last 12 months has seen some absolutely brilliant new music apps … [Read more...]