by Lory Gil
November 26, 2012
Happy Musician’s Corner Day. This little spot is reserved for apps and accessories dedicated to musicians and serious fans of music. Last week, we told you about the performance-based visual app Gestrument. Today, in celebration of Cyber Monday, we have a list of some amazing deals on music-related apps for your song writing needs. Korg is having a huge sale on all of their apps. Regularly priced at $19.99, get the iELECTRIBE and the iKaossilator for only $9.99. The iELECTIBE is a sample sequencer that recreates the ELECTRIBE-R sound engine for your iPad. The iKaossilator is a universal visual performance app similar to Gestrument that lets you touch and swipe your way to musical creativity. The iPolysix and iMS-20 are normally $32.99 each, but until Dec. 31 you can get them for only $14.99. The iPolysix is a replica of the Polysix polyphonic step synthesizer for your iPad. The iMS-20 is a monophonic and analog synthesizer with a drum machine and a mixer for your iPad. Get the MOGUL Songwriting app on iPhone for free for a very limited time. This app lets you import beats, look up rhymes, and record songs using a multi-track recorder for music making on the go. Nota for iPad is on sale from $2.99 to $0.99. This keyboard app is perfect for beginners trying to learn basic music notation and theory. It is also great for pros looking to improve their scale and chord knowledge. DAW Control for the iPad is only $3.99 for a limited time. Regularly priced at $9.99, this digital audio workstation software controller lets you remotely control Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Logic, Final Cut Pro and many others. The iPad guitar app 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks is free for this week only. Regularly priced at $9.99, this app offers interactive video lessons, tablature, standard notation, and a rhythm track for practicing more than 50 songs. For the deejays in the house, DJ Kit, which is normally priced at $9.99, is on sale for only $0.99. This comprehensive sampling app also includes 118 free audio files to get you started on your music adventure. If you are alone, but wish you had a team of back-up singers to help you flush out your songs, grab Harmony Voice for the iPhone while it is on sale from $9.99 to $5.99. This vocal app turns one voice into four, including pitch shifting and harmonizing features. That’s it for this week’s Musician’s Corner. Thanks for letting us know about your favorite apps and accessories. Keep ‘em coming. I’m thinking about writing a review of music apps for kids. Do you know of any great apps that teach little ones about music theory? If so, send me an email or just leave a comment below and I’ll check it out.