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8 Must Have Apps that All Artist must Have!!!

Got an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, and you’re an MUSIC ARTIST then you are carrying a song writing tool kit right in the palms of your hands.
Everyday, Apple is making new apps for their users, but these here are made for YOU. LET’S GET IT!!!

1. Perfect Rhyme
Price: $0.99
Size: 4.4MB
What it is:
Its a rhyming dictionary with over 130,000 words.
How its helpful:
Your song writing process will increase with this app. Forget about being stuck with a rhyme and be onto the next one. Very easy to use. Just enter the word, search then rhyme. PLUS it no internet connection required.
Link: View in iTunes


2. Thesaurus App
Price: $0.99
Size: 0.1MB
What it is:
It’s a thesaurus. This app has a collection of Words that basically have the same meaning.
How its helpful:
Improve your vocabulary and your song writing skills istantly. To make more music with more styles. This app gives new words to express your thoughts  to new song ideas.
Also check out this great article on “Using a Thesaurus to Conquer Songwriters Block”.
Link: View in iTunes


3. Recorder
Price: $0.99
Size: 0.7MB
What it is:
This Records Audio.
How its helpful:
This app can be used to record lyrics. Whenever you have a chorus idea in your head, turn this on and record it! .
Use it to hum out beats, sing a melody, B-box a drum pattern, what ever it may be just capture those ideas, before they are forgotten and lost for ever.
Extra features: Capable of emailing audio files.
Link: View in iTunes


4. Shape Writer Pro
Price: Free
Size: 1.6MB
What it is:
This app is a note pad.
How its helpful:
This app has a new way of typing notes.  To type, just move the letters of the word you want with your fingers to make it. For example if you look at the image, you will see the line where they dragged their finger to spell out FUN. After you make out the letters of the words, it automatically adds a space for the next word.
Increase your creative process by being able to type out your ideas faster.
Extras: Email your notes to your email address within this app.
Link: View in iTunes

5. Beat Maker
Price: $19.99
Size: 149MB
What it is:
Beat Maker is a mobile music creation studio.

How its helpful:
Whenever you’re on the go, this is the app you want to have when you really want to lay down a foundation for a beat. Its loaded with 149MB of free samples packed with bass lines, synth loops, piano, scratches and more so you can make your own kits. With a drum pattern creating a song is much easier.
This works like the drum pads of an MPC. Plus a pattern sequencer that is simple and similar to a lot of music software. Load it up with your own samples so you can make a beat on it, and then export it as a wav file.
Link: View in iTunes
Free sample kits: http://theblackpacket.no-ip.biz/beatmaker/


6. Metronome
Price: Free
Size: 0.2MB
What it is:
A metronome is a musical tool that can help you practice being on beat and playing rhythms on point.
How its helpful:
Everyone has a unique writing style. Just using a metronome will help you with the timing of your lyrics and help you figure out the tempo that you want the track to be without music.
Link: View in iTunes

7. iPod
Price: Free
Size: 0.2MB
What it is:
Its a music playing app.

How its helpful:
It’s your daily music library!!! Load your device with all of your favorite songs that got you to beacome an artist. Take a break, listen to some music,  get inspired.
Remember to load it up with MP3 instrumentals of songs you want to write to.
Link: Comes installed on the iPhone or iPod Touch


8. Pandora
Price: Free
Size: 0.5MB
What it is:
Its a free custom radio playlist.
How its helpful:
Pandora can open your ears to new music and increase your style. It creates a playlist thats similar to the song and artist your listening to.
get inspired by the new styles by listening to new genres of music such as rock, jazz, country, etc.
Link: View in iTunes

We hope these apps help your writing process and you as an Artist.
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