5 Apps musicians can use to ease their job

Posted on 21 February, 2017 by Team Wishberry

Musicians are rarely on a break, everything you encounter changes/enhances the piece you've been working on. And, thanks to industrialisation we've all got smartphones blessed with access to applications that can capture so much more than a good selfie.

We’re sure you’ve tried Acapella, Here are a few more apps. a bit more advanced than Acapella of course, so that there's hardly anything stopping you from making your mark!


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Cleartune is a chromatic instrument tuner and pitch pipe that allows you to quickly and accurately tune your instrument using the built-in mic in your device. It features a unique "note wheel" interface allowing you to quickly find your pitch, paired with a highly responsive fine-tuning meter for the perfect tune.

Cleartune is the most critically acclaimed instrument tuner available on the mobile market. And it is a great app to have for jams, and even performances, where a physical tuner might be unavailable or difficult to get.


Songsterr is a tab app with instant access to about 500,000 guitar, bass and drum tabs and chords.

For people who keep fiddling with covers, or just to brush up their skills, Songsterr is an incredible app. It has all components of the songs - rhythm, lead, bass, drums - which are easily accessible and understandable with a variety of ways to see them.

Songsterr will be truly of help to beginners who have just started out and want to learn a few songs to polish their skills further and play something for friends. Plus, when you buy the app, you get unlimited lifetime access to all the tabs & chords from songsterr.com website.

Garage Band

This is probably the most well-known app on this list. Everyone with an Apple device has meddled with this app and tried to channel their inner musician.

GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. And with Live Loops, it makes it easy for anyone to have fun creating music like a DJ, by triggering loops and audio effects in real time. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play keyboards, guitars, and drums.

Many musicians use this app to make a scratch recording of the song idea and then build on it later.

DM1 - The Drum Machine

This one is for the lovers of the beats.

DM1 is an advanced vintage Drum Machine. It turns your iPad into a fun and creative beat making machine. Easy and fast to use, loaded with 108 incredible electronic drum kits and beautiful hyper-realistic graphics, DM1 has been designed for a lot of instant fun. The app boasts of 108 electronic drum kits, 28 classic vintage drum kits plus 80 in-house produced electronic kits. The app is extremely user-friendly and with such ease of use, it can virtually be used by anyone and everyone - from amateurs to professionals.

Whether you want to create some beats for fun, or store your percussion ideas for your music, this app is really useful.

Vocal Warm-Up

The secret of all successful singers is daily vocal warm ups. Irrespective of the genre, every singer needs to rehearse and practice. And a great way to do that is by doing vocal warm ups.

Vocal Warm Up by Musicopoulos enables the process of vocal warm ups in a technical way and facilitates a better warm up. With this app you can improve your tone, breath control and stamina. You can warm up, exercise your voice and cool down your entire range anytime, anywhere, anyhow.

Agree with our list? Let us know in the comments which other apps can be of great benefit to musicians.

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