Meet TAD, The New App That Makes Creating Album Art Fun And Easy

I know a lot of musicians who make incredible music, but have absolutely no idea how to present their work in a way that pulls in consumers. Cover art has always been a big part of the music experience, and in the digital age the importance of have great art cannot be overstated. A great album or single cover can make a difference between someone clicking on your music or passing over you completely. It’s the first (and sometimes only) thing people will see before first hearing your music, and the way they feel about the design you use will undoubtedly impact their perception of the music it’s meant to represent.

Before now, the only way to create great art without having the skills to do so yourself was to hire a designer or hope one of your buddies who dropped out of art school was willing to lend you a hand. Those methods provide results, and they will continue to for the foreseeable future, but now an app has come along that puts that gives you the power and tools needed to create great cover art without needing an previous design experience. It’s called TAD, and we think it should be considered an essential tool for any aspiring artist. You can view a video explaining how the app works below.

TAD is currently available for free from the iTunes App Store until December 14th, after which it will be $1.99, which is still a bargain. It’s designed for iPhone and iPad and requires iOS 7.0 or later.

James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the Director of Customer Engagement at Haulix and host of the company's podcast, Inside Music. He is also a public speaker known for promoting careers in the entertainment industry, as well as an entertainment journalist with over a decade of experience. His bylines include Rolling Stone, Alternative Press, Substream Magazine, Nu Sound, and Under The Gun Review, among other popular outlets.