Here’s an app I think songwriters will really enjoy, I’m downloading this now and will do a review after I play with it for a bit.
The iPhone & iPad version are sold separately for a limited time for $2.99 & $.99 with in In-App Purchases for more sounds.
Here’s what UK Music Apps Ltd have to say about their app:
Now anyone can create pro quality music in minutes with the world’s only chord-based loop app. With over 80,000 perfectly played audio loops created by the UK’s best session musicians and producers,
SessionBand instantly converts the chords you select into great sounding music – wherever you are and whatever your level of ability.
So whether you’re making music for a living or just for the love of it, you’ve got everything you need to create, play, practice, jam and share in one amazing app.
A simpler way to make great music
•Start by selecting a musical style from a choice of 71 (16 diverse styles are included with the initial download)
•Select any chords in any key and watch them instantly turn into pro quality musical audio loops
•Stretch or shorten loops as you wish
•Build up your songs…in minutes. Any chord. Any key
•Hit ‘Play’ at any time to hear SessionBand play your track
Mix and ‘Flip’ tracks in real time
•’Flip’ your track instantly between totally different musical styles – and listen to your R&B track with a Reggae vibe or your Deep House track in Dubstep
•Mix and arrange your track on the go
•Speed it up with the touch of a button
•Slow it down just as easily
Get the UK’s best musicians and producers working on your songs!
•Draw on the talents of the UK’s leading session musicians and producers
•Benefit from the people who record with some of the world’s biggest stars including Mariah Carey, Kylie Minogue, Leona Lewis, Mel C, Van Morrison, Mark Knopfler, Sugababes and Cheryl Cole
•Get access to over 80,000 audio loops they have created exclusively for SessionBand
Make music where you want. When you want
•Now you can create, play, record, rehearse, jam, sing and share wherever you are
•Once you’ve downloaded SessionBand, you don’t need internet access to make full use of it. It’s truly designed for the mobile user on the go
•Create the music you want, from cutting-edge Guetta-style Pop/Dance, through authentic Deep House to Britpop or Bluegrass
•Save your songs and share them with the world
Anyone can sound great with SessionBand!
•Creating your own pro music really is easy with SessionBand
•You don’t need any musical knowledge to create professional tracks with it
•A simple and intuitive interface makes the process of building up songs child’s play. (We should know – we tested it on them as well!)
•Chord preview function lets you audition the chord of the loop you are about to insert. If it doesn’t sound right, simply audition another one until you’ve got the one that suits your song
•Use copy and paste to speed up the song-building process
•Help tutorials on every screen overlay clear instructions if you do get stuck
Get more for your money
•The initial download includes 16 full sets of audio loops covering a wide range of 16 different styles. These range from Acoustic, Blues and Dance all the way through to Hip Hop/Rap, Rock and Urban/R&B
•All SessionBand loops are copyright free so you can include them freely in your music whether its for commercial release or just for fun
•Fall in love with SessionBand then choose additional multiple loop sets from a wide range of add-on ‘Style Packs’ available via in-app purchase
•’Style Packs’ range in price and are available in the following broad genres: Acoustic, Blues, Country/Folk, Dance/Electronic, Hip Hop/Rap, Latin, Piano, Pop/Electropop, Rock and Urban/R&B
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