šŸŽµSlave to the RhythmšŸŽ¶

Music. We listen to it. We dance to it. We fabricate conspiracies around it. We even make memes out of it.

Rhythm games have become on the rise, challenging their player’s sense of rhythmic action. Not to mention you can also discover some new music.

Here are 5 rhythm/music apps that will make you feel groovy:

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What is it?

CytusĀ is aĀ rhythm gameĀ developed byĀ Rayark Games, an independent game developer inĀ Taiwan.Ā The main gameplay ofĀ CytusĀ features the Active Scan Line, a black line that moves up and down across the screen.Ā The player taps circular objects, referred to as Notes, as the Active Scan Line passes over them, following the music.

App Features:

  • 200 songs and 400 variations, including many from famous composers around the world
  • Ā Beautiful hand-drawn art style (as illustrated in the screenshots)
  • Easy, intuitive Active Scan Line system and 3 types of notes
  • Different display modes allow player-friendly previewing of notes
  • More than 9 difficulty levels for more fun and challenges
  • Various music genres: Pop, Jazz, Trance, Hardcore, Drum N’ Bass and many more

Review

Gosh, how much describe my utter love and affection into a game like this one? I’ve always been a fan of games like DDR and StepMania but this game is on a whole other level. This app gives you over 100+Ā  songs (including Cytus II which is an add-on to the game) to play and each level has a different gaming mechanic.

 

Check out the iOS version here & the Android version here!


 

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What is it?

From the same team that made Cytus, Deemo is a hybrid of music rhythm game and the story of urban fantasy, with hand-drawn art, story-telling gallery and real instrumental feedback of piano key sound.

App Features:

  • 60+ Free songs in story mode
  • More than 220 songs in various music genres, many of which from famous composers
  • Simple and intuitive gameplay
  • Twitter and Facebook score sharing function

 

Review

Similar to Cytus, this game provides an interactive rhythm-narrative that guides you through a beautiful journey of instrumental emotional turmoil.Ā  It’s not only a fun rhythm game to play but you also get attached to the characters that they based this entire app around. It’s a pretty great experience that makes you want to come back for more. Don’t even get me started on the gorgeous artwork that is inhabited in there!

Check out the iOS version here & the Android version here!


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What is it?

Geometry Dash is an arcade app that provides Prepare for a near impossible challenge in the world of rhythm. Push your skills to the limit as you jump, fly and flip your way through dangerous passages and spiky obstacles.

App Features:

ā€¢ Rhythm-based Action Platforming
ā€¢ Lots of levels with unique soundtracks
ā€¢ Build and share your own levels using the level editor
ā€¢ Unlock new icons and colors to customize your character
ā€¢ Fly rockets, flip gravity and much more
ā€¢ Use practice mode to sharpen your skills
ā€¢ Lots of achievements and rewards

Review

I have one fatal warning before playing this game. Do not play unless you’re ready to except instant failure the first few tries. This game does not hold any mercy towards anyone. It will take you at least the first 20 times before you can actually finish the first level.

Check out the iOS version here & the Android version here!


 

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What is it?

The Nightwave Plaza – a place to indulge yourself with the top aesthetic musical talents of the Vaporwave genre.Featuring a beautiful, constantly updated database of Vaporwave artists across the globe, the 24/7 radio station prides itself with its no after-track advertisements and full support page for all artists and producers trying to find an audience.

App Features:

  • 58+ different aesthetic background gifs to choose from.
  • Simplistic, nostalgic user interface
  • No advertisement breaks between tracks

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Review

If you’ve ever had the experience of Pandora radio, then this app is similar to that. This app is for those peeps who want to venture out into the new world of vaporware. It’s an infinite radio that plays music unless the majority of listeners decide to change it. This isn’t a rhythm game of sorts, which makes it the odd one of the 5, but this a pretty cool place to curate some vaporwave tunes.

Check outĀ the Android version here!


 

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What is it?

Dynamix is a mobile music game that integrates arcade gaming experience into a mobile device.Ā With triple-dropping track design, you feel like playing different instruments while hitting different sides.

App Features:

  • 5 level options that suit your level
  • Rank Up to unlock more tracks, more than 20 tracks is avaliable for free version
  • Collect characters to help pass the difficult levels
  • Over 100 tracks by composers all over the world, including Taiwan, Japan, South
  • Wide range choice of music including J-Pop ,Trancecore, Chiptune, New Age and more

 

Review

This a real oldie yet goodie for those who are huge DDR fans. I couldn’t keep the app long but this is a pretty fun experience. Not only is the music bumping, but the different levels fluctuate the beat and stacks on more rhythms.

Check out the iOS version here & the Android version here!


 

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šŸ”®Let Me Tell Your FortunešŸ”®

Grab your broomsticks, 20-foot long toilet paper, and pumpkin baskets, because Halloween is right around the corner. It’s that time of the year where you get to go all out on the pumpkin spice (and not look like a total hunger-prone pumpkin maniac) and have a reason to hang mutated-like spiders in your window without being questioned for it.

What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than to dive into the world of the mystic? Maybe learn about some tarot card reading? Or maybe you want to get into the magical world of numerology. Buckle up, ghouls.

Here are 5 apps that can mystify your life:

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What is it?

Mystic Mondays is a tarot for the modern mystic. The tarot can be used as an intuition tool to help you clarify your day to day questions and guide you towards better decisions for yourselves. When you go inwards, often times you already know the answers to your questions.

Fun Find: You’re can actually buy your very own holographic tarot card set on their website here!Ā 

Review

I have been using this app on the daily since I discovered it in September. It’s a quick and easy way to check what tarot card you’ve gotten for the day and even share with your friends on different social media. The app not only provides you your card of the day, it also gives you a description of the card’s representation as well. You can also log all of your cards for the day into the log journal to keep track of your fortune progress.

Check out theĀ iOS versionĀ here & theĀ Android versionĀ here!


 

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What is it?

Golden Thread Tarot is a modern approach to an ancient tradition. The app’s belief is that tarot is not about revealing a fixed future, but giving you access to the self-knowledge you need to make better decisions and act with awareness.

App Features:

  • Your Mirror – as you save and store readings in your log, we build up data about you and your cards, making it easy for you to find patterns where they were once hidden.
  • Tarot Database – sortable and searchable database of cards, giving you details on meanings, keywords, suits, and number.
  • Guided Readings – use either digital cards or physical cards to ask and reflect on your questions.
  • Log Your Readings – save and store not only your cards but how you felt about them. Build a database of your thoughts and feelings and see yourself reflected back at you.
  • Illustrated Lessons – make learning the underlying foundation of tarot simple.

Review

I actually like this app better than the Mystic Monday app. This app has way more features to offer when it comes to tarot readings. You not only get your reading for the day, but the app also teaches you the basics/origins of tarot card reading itself.Ā  It also teaches you different ways of doing tarot reading based on your mood. It’s a pretty insightful app that really snags your attention when you first open it and I would definitely recommend.

Check out theĀ iOS versionĀ here & theĀ Android versionĀ here!


 

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What is it?

My Moon Phase is an app for tracking the lunar calendar. It has a sleek dark design which makes it easy to view information such as the current moon cycle, moonrise & moonset times as well as extras such as when the next full moon will be. If you’re interested in moon photography, you can also find out when the golden hours and blue hours are so you can take the most beautiful photos.

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Review

This is a pretty cool calendar app for those who are into formulating “spells” & “potions” around the lunar calendar. It’s pretty much an on the go moon phase app that notifies you of the moon cycles, distance, and even the best time for taking photos of it are. It can pretty much count as your daily calendar and weather app if you don’t want to jump back and forth between two different apps.

Check out theĀ iOS versionĀ here & theĀ Android versionĀ here!


 

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What is it?

The World Numerology app analyzes 18 different numerology readings created specifically for you – with instant access to your free 8-page personal reading, free daily forecast, and 3 free chart calculators.

Each report covers a specific area of your life. Learn more about your personality, talents, the way others see you, and why you choose the things you do. View approaching challenges and opportunities. Pinpoint your state of mind and emotions, and check your relationship compatibility with the people in your life.

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Review

This app reminds of a horoscope app but instead of your well-known 12 zodiac signs, it actually dissects your life path, your daily forecast, your yearly forecast, your chart calendar, your interactions with relationships, your inner reflections, and your proportional chart. It’s a pretty dope app that expands beyond the typical horoscope apps that give you the 12 sign forecasts. This app steps outside of that realm and instead observes your life path number.

Check out theĀ iOS versionĀ here & theĀ Android versionĀ here!


 

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What is it?

The DailyHoroscope is a free horoscope application updated on a daily basis with the best daily horoscopes. The DailyHoroscope is the most popular horoscope app on many major smartphonesā€‹. Tout being the most accurate and compelling horoscope app out there by its users.

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App Features:

ā€¢ Daily horoscope
ā€¢ Weekly horoscope
ā€¢ Monthly horoscope
ā€¢ Zodiac characteristics for each sign
ā€¢ Zodiac sign compatibility
ā€¢ Chinese horoscope for 2018 and 2017
ā€¢ Explore alternative Druid horoscope

Review

I am an absolute horoscope nutcase. I’ve researched a lot about the great unknown of horoscope and I am quite fascinated by how many people have caught on to it. This app feeds into the phenomena and gives you everything you need to know about your horoscope. Wanna know what’s going on with you in a year? This app tells you that. What about your Chinese horoscope? They’ve got it. They’ve got everything you can imagine in the horoscope realm.

Check out theĀ iOS versionĀ here & theĀ Android versionĀ here!