GarageBand is a VERY popular application made by Apple with all kinds of tools for making tracks and recording music. You can use multi-touch to control all kinds of different instruments, record your voice using the built-in microphone and use the mixer to fine tune everything. Available from iTunes for £2.99.
There are many applications that seem to work just the same on the iPad as they did on the iPhone. However, with its extremely sensitive and large screen and its slim and compact size, the iPad has become popular among music fans who just like to play around with tracks and instruments now and again, through to professionals who need a controller on the go to use alongside dedicated software like Ableton.
There are SO many music apps available that work well on the iPad, from fun and easy-to-use instruments even children can enjoy, through to controllers and comprehensive full studio applications. Obviously the app you pick will be down to personal preference and how seriously you’re taking your music creation, but here’s a mix of ten that we love: