iPad gets its Gangnam Style on with official PSY File app
Having taken the world by storm with his Gangnam Style and Gentleman videos, Korean star Psy is now hoping to make a similar impact on the iPad app charts. His label/agency YG Entertainment is releasing an iPad app called...
May 16, 2013
Devo’s Kickstarter-funded DevoBots synthesizer iOS app goes live
Developer Kit Robot raised $15.7k on Kickstarter last year to finish its DevoBots app – part synthesizer, part robot-avatar creator, fully licensed by new wave pioneers Devo. Now the app is out, released on Apple’s...
May 10, 2013
Guitar tuition site LickLibrary launches an iPad app
British site LickLibrary has built its business around online guitar lessons, with video tutorials on how to play thousands of tracks. Now there's an iPad app for that.
April 29, 2013
Musicroom Digital iPad sheet-music app goes live
Musicians' website Musicroom has released a succession of sheet-music apps for iPad over the last couple of years, including chord and scales education apps, as well as songbook apps for Adele, Bob Dylan and Coldplay
April 22, 2013
Games firm EA launches musical photo-sharing app Vue
Here's a curveball: games publisher Electronic Arts has unveiled Vue, an iPhone and iPad app with the tagline 'Where Life Meets Music'.
April 4, 2013
Yello launch Yellofier music creation app for iOS
If your last experience of Swiss electronica band Yello was 'The Race' in the late 1980s, prepare for a surprise: the band's Boris Blank has launched an iOS music creation app called Yellofier. Available as a free download...
April 1, 2013
Snoop Lion Reincarnated iPad app is ‘liner notes for the 21st century’
We've written lots about albums as apps over the last three or four years, but how about apps as album companions? Snoop Dogg – currently in his Snoop Lion reggae incarnation – is trying the latter strategy out. He's...
March 18, 2013
Android overtaking iPad for tablet sales but not for app revenues
IDC claims that shipments of Android tablets will overtake iPad for the first time this year: 49% and 46% market shares respectively in an overall market of 190.9m tablet shipments in 2013.
March 13, 2013
iPad and tablets: a music industry primer
When Apple unveiled its first iPad in January 2010, nobody talked much about its music implications. The device was more obviously disruptive for video, gaming and newspapers/magazines. As time has gone on, though, music...
February 21, 2013
Native Instruments launches £13.99 Traktor DJ app for iPad
DJs have been spinning (virtual) wheels of steel in various iPad apps for some time now, but Traktor DJ does away with the wheels. Released on the App Store today, the app scraps the turntables metaphor in favour of tactile...
February 21, 2013
Rolling Stone finally gets an iPad app
Rolling Stone's official iPad edition launches today as part of what Wenner Media is describing as a "planned progression".
January 17, 2013