Music Memos, an app straight from Apple that's available on the App Store, was designed to help singers and musicians quickly and easily sketch out their audio ideas on iPhone. It's like Voice Memos, which was introduced with iOS 3, but offers additional features specifically for music.
You start by recording your music through the iPhone's built-in mic. You can record any instrument, and your iPhone will save it in a high-quality, uncompressed file that you can tag, rate, and add to your library. Over time, you can build up a collection of ideas around a single song or group of songs.
Apple showed Music Memos to acclaimed singer, songwriter, and producer Ryan Adams, who had this to say:
Music Memos will also analyze the rhythm and chords of certain instruments, like acoustic guitar and piano, and let you instantly add virtual backing in the form of drums and a bass line that fit right in with your recording. Basic chord notation is also available.
Thanks to iCloud, Music Memos are available in GarageBand for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and Logic Pro X on Mac, so you can take them from ideas, through development, and into finished material. Artists and bands can even share them with fans through Apple Music's Connect.
Music Memos is available for free on the App Store and compatible with iPhone 4s or later and iPad 2 or later.
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Appears to be an iPad only app.
States iPad only With the link. Did I miss something? Really looks interesting. Sent from the iMore App
Never mind, took four times trying the link. Now it is showing iPhone. Sent from the iMore App
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