When people think of music apps, they probably think of the basics – Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, to name a few. However, there are thousands of apps that people create every day that can be both useful and entertaining for any music lover. Check out 11 underrated music apps you absolutely must download below.
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Qello Concerts – Free; IOS, Android
This app allows you to watch full concert live performances on your phone. They have tons of artists including Lower than ever, 5 seconds of summer, Korn and Nice Charlotte. If you ever feel disappointed that you can’t see your favorite band in concert, Qello Concerts will make you feel like you’re attending one of their shows.
Musixmatch – Free; IOS, Android
Musixmatch will connect to your Spotify or Apple Music account and give you the lyrics of the songs as you listen to them. The music app even translates the lyrics into other languages. There is also a function that will identify a song that is playing. It also serves as a social media platform as you get points for adding, syncing, translating, and reviewing lyrics to make the library as comprehensive as possible.
Lazy Radio – Free; IOS, Android
This radio app breaks down stations by genre and weekly shows which is a great way to listen to music without having to make any decisions. You can add songs, albums, artists, and playlists to your library for specially curated content.
UpBeat – Free; IOS
UpBeat integrates Spotify, Apple Music and SoundCloud and allows you to create playlists and share them with nearby phones via Bluetooth. People can vote for their favorite tracks and can even add their own songs to the list. It is a perfect music app for parties or just when you and your friends want to share new music with each other.
JamCam – Free; IOS
This music app lets you make short videos of yourself with 15 seconds of almost any song in the background. It’s a great way to show off your musical tastes and create fun videos to share online.
Bandsintown – Free; IOS, Android
Bandsintown lets you set your location and sync your music library to see which bands will be touring near your city. It also allows you to buy tickets and find location information right on the app. This app is the perfect tool to keep any concert lover organized.
WhoSampled – $ 3.99 on IOS, free on Android
This app is a must have for music lovers. It allows you to identify the origins of songs that are sampled, covered or remixed. It’s interesting to see where some artists have drawn their inspiration from, and you will probably find new music there.
Record Bird – Free; IOS, Android
Never miss a new release from one of your favorites again. Record Bird connects to your Facebook, Spotify, and Apple Music to analyze the artists you listen to and notify you when one of them releases something new. You can even add your friends to the app and share outings with them.
Emoji Song – Free; IOS
OK, you probably don’t need it at all, and you’ll probably get bored of it after five minutes, but it’s pretty hilarious. This app extracts song lyrics and replaces them with emojis, and user has to guess song titles. It’s free, so why not give it a try?
Alarm clock for me – free; IOS, Android
This alarm clock app allows you to wake up to any song from your music library. It also has a sleep timer function which offers different soothing sounds to fall asleep. The app even tells you what the weather is like, so it has pretty much everything.
SpotEQ – $ 2.99; IOS
This equalizer app is specifically connected to Spotify and will allow you to make your music sound the best it can be. It’s only a few bucks, so if you really like playing around with audio, it’s definitely worth it.