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Musicians: 5 Tools That Will Transform Your Productivity and Keep You Organized

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I have a confession to make: I have a bit of app FOMO. I am constantly worrying that I’ve missed out on the app that's bound to make my life easier, my business run smoother, and my life become more organized. But there are so many options out there that the trouble is it can become almost paralyzing trying to figure out which ones make the most sense for you and your path.

There are hundreds of brilliant apps, but I’ve narrowed it down to five that I feel are universally beneficial whether you’re a musician, an entrepreneur, or just someone who really needs a kick in the butt with organization. Check them out below.

5 Must-Have Apps if You Want to Get Better at Music (That Are Actually Really Fun)

If you’re like me, you’re always working to improve your craft. That means staying on top of new technology and gear, allowing yourself to be influenced by incredible artists, and continuously learning new things. This can translate to large investments, and let’s be honest – as musicians, there isn’t always positive cash flow. I don’t know too many people who can afford $100 per week for private lessons or thousands for online courses.

Instead, many of us have turned to the app store as our one-stop learning hub. From the simplest in theory to polyrhythms, there’s an app for that. Here are my top five choices for iPhone and iPad music-education apps, beginner to expert.

Which Paid Musician Apps Are Actually Worth It?

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Don't go wasting your hard-earned dollars on apps that are either too complicated to be helpful or too glitchy to function. We want to help you discover truly great musician apps that can enhance the way you write and perform! Below, you'll find a list of six apps under $10 that are worth the investment.

7 Apps That Will Make Musician Life a Million Times Easier

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We live in the age of convenience and efficiency, and our smartphones and tablets are probably the greatest manifestations of this cultural truth. Chatting with our friends, uploading pictures and videos, getting food delivered to our door, and much more is made infinitely easier with these gadgets – and why stop there? As a busy musician with a million different things on your plate, there are a myriad of apps that will make your life that much simpler. You'll probably be surprised to find what you can streamline or cut down on with just the touch of a button!