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soundcloud's most marvellous music production apps

Giving him a minute off from enabling everyone to hear the world's sounds, we spoke to the CEO and co-founder of soundcloud, Eric Wahlforss, to get his take on the greatest music creator apps around. Take note, count yourself in and make music.

  • Ableton Live

    “Ableton live is a really useful app that has long been the number one choice for musicians, like myself, whether for songwriting, making beats, remixing or live."


  • The Drum Machine (DM1)


    “DM1 is a great app as it’s an advanced vintage Drum Machine which turns my iPad into a creative beat making machine.” 


  • iMaschine


    “I highly rate the iMaschine app as it’s perfect for developing song ideas anytime, anywhere. I can play and record drums on the 16 pads, jam a melody on the keyboard, sing on top of my loops or create my own unique sample banks from any source."


  • iMPC

    “The iMPC app helps me turn my iPad into an MPC and includes everything that I need to create a beat quickly and easily, including built-in effects, plus the ability to create new sequences and record and overdub beats.” 


  • Figure


    “Figure is a pretty cool music-making iOS app for instant beat inspiration.”