BEST TOURING APP




Live Phish

With this App, fans can stream and download a professionally mixed multitrack recording of a given night's concert. The app also provides access to the band's entire album catalog, with samples of each song and streams of each album purchased. The app sold more than 10,000 copies in the first week, and 17% of those users regularly buy additional music.
Twitter: @phish

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R5

Created by Ticketfly, "R5" is a venue-branded app that brings the entire ticketing process to mobile. Users can search for specific events, view artists' descriptions and media, share information with friends and buy tickets. It includes maps and directions to the venue and a virtual lighter to wave during those poignant concert moments.
Twitter: @ticketfly






Bonnaroo

The official app of Bonnaroo was created by Aloompa. It includes streaming radio of current and past acts, road trip suggestions, a GPS-enabled map of the grounds, lineup and listings, food and vendor information, personalized scheduling and photo sharing. Half of this year's attendees used the app in some fashion. Twitter: @bonnaroo

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BEST MUSIC CREATION APP




LaDiDa

From developers Khush, this is billed as a "reverse karaoke" app that lets users sing any song they like and then creates music to match. It also provides pitch correction and reverb to improve the quality of the vocals. Songs can be recorded and shared, and you can listen to songs created by others.
Twitter: @prernagupta
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AmpliTube iRig

Created by IK Multimedia, this app is a combination of instrument interface adapter and guitar- and bass-tone mobile software. Users plug their instruments into a phone running the app to play, record and learn songs. The software adds affects, a digital tuner and multiple presets, turning phones into a mobile studio.
Twitter: @ikmultimedia

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MorphWiz

This app from Wizdom Music turns the iPhone into a new instrument, conceived and designed by keyboardist and modern/alternative instrument expert Jordan Rudess. It takes advantage of the phone's multitouch screen to turn the device into a quasi 3D keyboard. The paid app raked in $40,000 in sales in its first month.
Twitter: @MorphWiz

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