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Life after playlists: ShareMyPlaylists launches a bespoke Spotify app development studio

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ShareMyPlaylists has carved a niche for itself in the online music space, becoming known as the preeminent go-to for those wishing to share their Spotify playlists. Just to recap, way back in early 2009 we first reported on how ShareMyPlaylists.com was a pretty useful tool for music-lovers. Then, two weeks...
Life after playlists: ShareMyPlaylists launches a bespoke Spotify app development studio
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Twitter confirms acquisition of music service We Are Hunted

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Music discovery service announces it's joining the microblogging site, confirming a CNET report last month that the two were already integrating their products. [Read more]...
Twitter confirms acquisition of music service We Are Hunted

eMusic launches Android app

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It may not have all the glitz of a Spotify or an Rdio, but eMusic is the one of the OGs of the online music game, serving up MP3s to internet citizens since the late-90s. The site today is celebrating the launch of an Android app, which brings curated...
eMusic launches Android app

Twitter finally adds support for line breaks on the Web, poets rejoice

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I’m amazed that it took this long, but Twitter has finally added support for line breaks to the Web version of its service. Line breaks had been supported in standalone apps for a while now, so it was somewhat of an awkward omission that the website couldn’t handle them. Twitter’s...
Twitter finally adds support for line breaks on the Web, poets rejoice

doubleTwist takes on Pandora with Magic Radio subscription service

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Remember doubleTwist? (Probably almost as well as you remember India.Arie and Nikka Costa, but more on that later.) The player made a bit of a name for itself in the pre-Play Music days -- based as much on the default Android music app's shortcomings as its own strengths. Over...
doubleTwist takes on Pandora with Magic Radio subscription service
Facebook adds 'Listen' button to artist pages, takes you straight to Spotify, MOG, and Rdio

BlackBerry shuttering BBM Music service on June 2nd

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BlackBerry is shutting down its BBM Music discovery service after being in operation for less than two years, with hefty competition from Spotify, Pandora, and others likely to be the cause for the closure. BBM Music will stop functioning for subscribers as of June 2nd, with the phone manufacturer pointing...
BlackBerry shuttering BBM Music service on June 2nd

Yap Music offers the simplicity of Instagram as an iPhone music discovery app

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Music apps and services often feel overbearing because they try to offer a multitude of features simultaneously. On-demand streaming, Pandora-style Internet radio stations, collaborative playlists, social hooks and so on and so forth. In the photography space, Instagram has proven to be incredibly popular because it strips away much of...
Yap Music offers the simplicity of Instagram as an iPhone music discovery app

Snag Last-Minute Concert Tickets With The New Thrillcall iOS App

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We all love music. I mean, when’s the last time you heard someone say they didn’t like listening to music? But for some of us, plugging in some ear buds and cranking a jam or two on the iPod just doesn’t cut it. If that sounds like you, please allow...
Snag Last-Minute Concert Tickets With The New Thrillcall iOS App
Facebook's Next Big App Categories Will Be Movies, Books, And Fitness

Feature Friday: Concierge

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Eighty percent of all music listening happens in lean back mode where someone or something plays the music for you. That's a fact. I am not sure where I saw it, but I believe it to be true based on my own music listening experience. That's why I haven't found...
Feature Friday: Concierge

Turntable 2.0 and Passion Pit

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The folks at Turntable aren't calling it 2.0, but it sure feels like a massive upgrade to me so that's what I call it when I talk about the new UI and big rooms concept that Turntable quietly launched yesterday without much fanfare. Full disclosure to anyone who doesn't know....
Turntable 2.0 and Passion Pit

Rdio for Android and iOS adds Find People via Facebook and Twitter, record label Pages, new side navigation

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Rdio on Wednesday announced it has updated its native Android and iOS apps with user interface changes and new features. You can download the latest versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. First and foremost, the new “Find People” feature (available on the side navigation) gives you...
Rdio for Android and iOS adds Find People via Facebook and Twitter, record label Pages, new side navigation

Why did users stop using Turntable.fm? Blame the experience

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Remember Turntable.fm? The social music discovery service saw some massive growth last year, adding 360,000 users in its first three months and netting a $37 million valuation. It was interesting, it was original, it was the bane of productivity. But before long, the interest dried up. But why? That’s...
Why did users stop using Turntable.fm? Blame the experience

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, GOOG, MSFT, IBM, AAPL)

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Good morning! New York cops are getting Android phones. They don't make calls, but they do look up criminal histories. Twitter is launching a music discovery app this weekend at the Coachella festival. Apple is going to pay a $53 million settlement over iPhone warranty complaints. Here's a profile of Joe...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, GOOG, MSFT, IBM, AAPL)

mflow Lines Up Music Mags for Major Launch

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mflow, the innovative social music discovery service, has unveiled plans to launch the service by linking up with several major music magazine titles including Clash, Q, Kerrang, Mojo and NME. The mflow service, currently in beta testing, is set to launch to the general public in April and was reviewed...
mflow Lines Up Music Mags for Major Launch

Angry or intimate, ShareMyPlaylists now lets you select Spotify playlists based on mood

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ShareMyPlaylists has introduced a new feature that lets users select Spotify playlists based on a specific mood. From today, you’ll see a carousel at the top of the ShareMyPlaylists website, which lets you choose a playlist by genre or mood. Selecting the Moods tab will serve up 12 choices, ranging...
Angry or intimate, ShareMyPlaylists now lets you select Spotify playlists based on mood

ShareMyPlaylists announces 100,000 Spotify playlists shared, an average of 170 tracks per compilation

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Back in early 2009 we reported on how ShareMyPlaylists.com was a pretty useful tool for letting Spotify users, well, share their playlists. Two weeks after Spotify announced its platform for third-party apps last year, ShareMyPlaylists rolled out its very own music discovery and playlist-sharing Spotify app, while its iOS app...
ShareMyPlaylists announces 100,000 Spotify playlists shared, an average of 170 tracks per compilation

Music streaming service Deezer has reportedly raised $130m from Access Industries

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French newspaper Le Figaro is reporting that music streaming service Deezer has raised a €100m ($130m) in funding from Access Industries, the company that owns Warner Music Group. There’s no doubt that the report holds some truth. Deezer has already sent us an invitation to a press conference in London this...
Music streaming service Deezer has reportedly raised $130m from Access Industries
Ticket engine SeatGeek launches developer platform, offers 50/50 revenue split (exclusive)
Twitter rolls out #Music app for iPhone and web, with iTunes, Spotify and Rdio integration
Turntable co-founder explains Piki's 'recipe' for people-powered smart radio
Standalone 'Twitter Music' app may launch on iOS this month, says CNET

This Is Not a Pivot: Exfm Relaunches Mobile Apps

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A shot of the new Exfm Android app. Exfm, the streaming music startup that began as a wee Chrome extension, hasn't pivoted. But maybe it's changed course by a few degrees. "It's not a pivot, it's—I don't want to say an extension, but it's an extension of the vision," cofounder...
This Is Not a Pivot: Exfm Relaunches Mobile Apps
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Spotify Is Reportedly Working On A Browser-Based Product

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Spotify will soon be available as an online browser version, TechCrunch's sources say. Spotify is a music streaming app that lets users listen to an unlimited amount of songs for free with ads, or ad free and on mobile devices for $10 per month. Right now, Spotify is software that...
Spotify Is Reportedly Working On A Browser-Based Product
Five Spotify apps that will change how you listen to music
Exfm 2.0 for iOS and Android adds more genres and browsing options

Spotify solves discovery by discovering music ain't so social after all

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The new features announced by music service Spotify on Thursday constitute its biggest and best product upgrade since launch, plugging its worst, most lingering hole with exciting aplomb after several unimpressive attempts. But, whilst the new functionality helps solve Spotify’s music discovery problem with features familiar to “social” platform users...
Spotify solves discovery by discovering music ain't so social after all
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