Creating a digital band
Sometimes getting things to work together can be a little bit tricky. Here are some apps that let you work with other people with the same device.
Your band with GarageBand
GarageBand's jam session feature lets you and up to three friends all play together using GarageBand on your iPads, iPhones, or iPod Touches, and the band leader can record your group's work to make sure you can keep all best bits of your performances
Percussive contains a total of five instruments. Glockenspiel, Kalimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone and Marimba. The instruments look and sound fantastic with their gorgeous 3D designed artwork.
Learn, practice and master your music & touch skills.
Chordion is a fun new way to make music on the iPad. Choose chords with one hand and play melodies with the other - never hit a wrong note! Chordion is great for performing, writing songs, jamming, or having sing-alongs with friends. Chordion makes it easy to play common chord changes in any key. In "auto" mode, Chordion's keyboard follows the chords you play, letting you strum up and down or effortlessly pluck out melodies. The built-in drum machine & arpeggiator help you keep the beat.
Figure for iPad
Got three minutes and want to make some music?
Figure is the fun music-making app for instant inspiration.
Create an addictive beat before the next bus stop or lay down a beefy bass line while waiting in line at the bank. Figure will have you making music within seconds.
Truly designed for mobile user on the go, Figure gives you drums, bass and lead synth, controlled by an incredibly easy to use touch interface that gets you sounding great literally in seconds. Slide your finger across the play pad and hear your bass line play. Tweak the Rhythm, Range and Scale Step wheels to get the result you’re after. Programming drumbeats is just as easy. Set the rhythm and play the drums with your fingers. You won’t want to stop. You won’t believe how amazing you and your phone can sound.
If you are new to music making, getting started making great sounding tracks has never been this easy — and sounded so great!