Best apps for recording music

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In today’s world musicians and producers are spoilt for choice when it comes to recording apps. Here are our favourite apps for recording music.

Thanks to advancements in technology and the internet artists don’t necessarily need to hit the studio to record and create their music. Now, artists have plenty of power at the end of their fingertips thanks to apps such as Garageband, Logic Remote, and many more. These apps also are incredibly affordable for any musician, which is vital for those just starting their musical career. There are plenty of apps out there but here are our top 3 apps for recording your music.

Garageband

iOS, iPad

Garageband is often overlooked for other DAW’s but the truth is this software packs a punch and is extremely user-friendly for beginners. This app particularly shines on an iPad or iPhone as it looks sleek and is easy to install and use. You can use the app to create beats, record parts, and even mix on the go. You can go a step further and plug in an external mic and record your voice, giving you one of the most affordable and powerful recording studios in your back pocket.

BandLab

Web, iOS, Android

BandLab is a fantastic app that blends a variety of social media tools and community features with an amazing recording interface, truly a two for one. You can auto-pitch your vocals, add effects, and tune-up inside the app. There is also ht ability to note down lyrics and ideas in the app. You’ll also be able to upload any demo to the cloud for easy transfer between devices.

Logic Remote

iOS, iPad

Logic Remote is a great companion app for software such as Garageband and Logic Pro, giving you a lot of power from the comfort of your tablet or phone. With this app you can record music, mix, and perform instruments from the comfort of your seat. The use of the app is extensive and would require a whole article in itself but if you want to find out more, you can do so here.

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