Create your own sounds with these amazing apps, your iPhone and Beats headphones


With an iPhone and the amazing apps available, you can create your own music no matter where you are or what you’re doing. Add in your Beats headphones to the mix and your composition is nothing short of magic. The App Store has a library full of one-of-a-kind apps that allow you to create music in ways you never have before. Here are some suggestions to get you started.

Garageband is an app designed by Apple that is suited to all types of musicians from beginner to expert. It turns your phone into a full featured recording studio, no matter where you are. Just put on your Beats Solo3 Headphones and start composing your song whether it’s an instrumental guitar piece or a combination of a voice recording and one of over 250 professionally prerecorded loops that can be used as backing music. Beats Solo3 is wireless so you’ll have complete freedom to be the rockstar that you are. Along with world-class acoustics, it’s a sound experience you won’t forget.

With the Hum app you can turn your iPhone into a musical sketchpad. For all your songwriting ideas that you just can’t wait to record, Hum conveniently combines note-taking and voice-recording into an app that is aimed specifically at musicians who want to capture their ideas while on-the-go. You can tag all of your notes with keys, tuning and even mood. Having your iPhone with you all of the time, no bright idea is lost.

The Figure app is ideal for learning how to create those killer beats. Make sure you don’t bother the neighbours when you’re remixing until all hours in the morning by wearing your Beats EP On-Ear Headphones. With this app, you can create beats by simply tapping on the screen or swiping your finger. It’s a great place to learn the basics on a really easy-to-use interface and also share with other musicians worldwide. So whether you’re at home, waiting in line for lunch or catching the bus, you never have to stop mixing beats and making music.

Loopimal is a charming app that gets your kids exploring music early on. This colourful app, for ages four and up, uses animal characters and shapes for kids to create their own musical sequence. By dragging coloured shapes into place on a timeline, it triggers different sounds and animations of the animal characters. There is a maximum of four animals per sequence which creates a four-track song made up for example of a gorilla, an octopus, a pig and a sloth. It’s interactive and creates an amazing space for kids to learn about music in a safe, fun and engaging way.

If being a DJ is your dream then djay 2 for iPhone is the perfect app to get you rocking the tunes at your next party. djay 2 gives you full access to your iTunes library and lets you perform live, record mixes on-the-go or it can even create a mix for you automatically. It has an easy-to-use interface but with powerful functionality. And with your Beats Solo3 wireless headphones you’ll be free to get your groove on and DJ at the same time.

With these incredible apps at your fingertips and your Beats headphones on hand to deliver an exceptional audio experience, creating your own sound has never been this easy. Music making is no longer confined to studios and classrooms but it’s now easily accessible for everyone. So whether you’re a beginner or someone who is more advanced, there are tons of apps to suit both your level and interest.

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