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  • Beats Plus App Creates a Portable Drum Machine

    Beats Plus App Creates a Portable Drum Machine | BLOG ENTRY

    New app Beats+ wants to put a portable drum machine in your pocket. Available December 15th for $0.99 from Ninebuzz Software, the download offers over 50 preprogrammed rhythms, if not a proper replacement for your deadbeat...

    December 14, 2011 10:00 AM ET
  • Rara Offers Streaming Music to the Technologically Challenged

    Rara Offers Streaming Music to the Technologically Challenged | BLOG ENTRY

    The new digital music subscription service Rara hopes to bring online streaming downloads to the technologically challenged. Aimed at beginners just making the jump from CDs to high-tech tunes, it beams music on demand to 16...

    December 13, 2011 3:15 PM ET
  • Spotify Apps Creates Playground for Music Software Programmers

    Spotify Apps Creates Playground for Music Software Programmers | BLOG ENTRY

      Earlier this month, online streaming music service Spotify made waves by announcing the launch of its Spotify Apps program, which allows software developers to create free applications that leverage its 10 million...

    December 12, 2011 4:15 PM ET
  • CD Baby, Rumblefish Partner for Online Music Licensing Program

    CD Baby, Rumblefish Partner for Online Music Licensing Program | BLOG ENTRY

    Music licensing company Rumblefish and independent online distributor CD Baby have announced a partnership through which indie artists can license music for use in YouTube and Internet videos, slideshows, games, presentations and social media programs. Over...

    December 8, 2011 2:00 PM ET
  • Discovery Inn App Offers Rare Nineties Rock and Rap Photos

    Discovery Inn App Offers Rare Nineties Rock and Rap Photos | BLOG ENTRY

    Noted music photographer Danny Clinch has assembled dozens of photos of iconic musicians and paired them with audio commentary, unreleased songs and a tour of his studio to create the new iPad app Discovery Inn. Splitting...

    December 8, 2011 10:00 AM ET
  • Pioneer S-DJ05 Speakers Offer Pro Sound at High-End Price

    Pioneer S-DJ05 Speakers Offer Pro Sound at High-End Price | BLOG ENTRY

    Professional mixers, DJs and musicians seeking studio-grade hardware for producing tracks may find solace in Pioneer’s S-DJ05 Active Reference Monitoring Speakers. However, with an original retail price of $899, they may need a record deal...

    December 7, 2011 3:00 PM ET
  • Sprd the Note App Allows Phone-to-Phone Music Transferring

    Sprd the Note App Allows Phone-to-Phone Music Transferring | BLOG ENTRY

    Bands and fans seeking a high-tech way to share songs may find a match in the new, free app Sprd the Note, which lets users casually copy tracks from one mobile device to another. It's a...

    December 7, 2011 9:00 AM ET
  • The Gap and Roqbot Let Shoppers Decide Store Soundtrack

    The Gap and Roqbot Let Shoppers Decide Store Soundtrack | BLOG ENTRY

    In a first for fashion retail, popular clothier the Gap has teamed with streaming music startup Roqbot to let users decide on their smartphones which music plays over store loudspeakers. Visitors to the chain’s Chestnut Street location...

    December 5, 2011 10:00 AM ET
  • Myxer Social Radio App Introduces Full Facebook Support, Video Dedications

    Myxer Social Radio App Introduces Full Facebook Support, Video Dedications | BLOG ENTRY

    Smartphone multimedia provider Myxer has entered the realm of streaming online music with Myxer Social Radio, a website and downloadable app that lets users simultaneously listen to and chat about custom radio stations. But full Facebook...

    December 2, 2011 4:35 PM ET
  • The Roots Release Interactive App to Complement Concept Album 'undun'

    The Roots Release Interactive App to Complement Concept Album 'undun' | BLOG ENTRY

    Seminal hip-hop outfit and live jam band The Roots will debut a new app tomorrow designed to provide an interactive complement to new concept album undun, due out on December 6th. A mix of interviews, lyrics, music...

    November 30, 2011 6:35 PM ET
  • Ecko UNLTD's 'Spray' Bluetooth Speaker Brings Aerosol Couture to Audio

    Ecko UNLTD's 'Spray' Bluetooth Speaker Brings Aerosol Couture to Audio | BLOG ENTRY

    Urban fashion label Ecko UNLTD hopes to make its entrée into the high-tech world in predictably flamboyant fashion, having announced plans for its new "Spray" Bluetooth speaker, modeled to resemble a can of spraypaint. Physically shaped like...

    November 23, 2011 4:50 PM ET
  • Google Artist Hub Offers Direct-To-Consumer Platform for Bands

    Google Artist Hub Offers Direct-To-Consumer Platform for Bands | BLOG ENTRY

    Cloud online streaming and downloadable music service Google Music may have received mixed reviews from critics, but its Artist Hub platform hopes to offer bands major advantages over Amazon and iTunes. Letting indie acts digitally sell...

    November 22, 2011 4:40 PM ET
  • Spartify Lets Party Guests Create Group Playlists from Their Smartphones

    Spartify Lets Party Guests Create Group Playlists from Their Smartphones | BLOG ENTRY

    A streaming music program with a practical twist, new Web app Spartify makes planning the perfect party soundtrack simpler by allowing attendees to wirelessly suggest songs for inclusion on a customized event playlist. By piggybacking on Spotify’s...

    November 22, 2011 2:35 PM ET
  • Shuffler.FM iPad App Creates Curated Multimedia 'Audio Magazine'

    Shuffler.FM iPad App Creates Curated Multimedia 'Audio Magazine' | BLOG ENTRY

    New free iPad app Shuffler.FM, a self-styled "audio magazine," aims to do for music news, emerging acts and downloadable songs what rivals like Flipboard do for breaking headlines. By aggregating featured tunes and posts from popular...

    November 18, 2011 2:30 PM ET
  • Noteflight's New Autocomplete Features Finish Your Compositions For You

    Noteflight's New Autocomplete Features Finish Your Compositions For You | BLOG ENTRY

    Online music writing application Noteflight has introduced new autocomplete features which make it possible to compose half a song then let a computer automatically polish off the melody for you. Using the...

    November 17, 2011 5:45 PM ET
  • Google Officially Launches Free Digital Music Service

    Google Officially Launches Free Digital Music Service | BLOG ENTRY

    As of today, Google has officially launched Google Music, its free digital music service, which will incorporate user recommendation features and connectivity with the Google+ social network. Previously available in limited pre-release form to select beta...

    November 16, 2011 6:40 PM ET
  • Explore Seminal Musical Movements With eMusic Scenes iPad App

    Explore Seminal Musical Movements With eMusic Scenes iPad App | BLOG ENTRY

    Long-running music download and subscription site eMusic has debuted new free iPad app eMusic Scenes, which memorializes seminal musical movements and their surrounding cultural elements as a high-tech multimedia experience. An interactive coffee table book of...

    November 16, 2011 5:55 PM ET
  • Create High-Quality Guitar Recordings on Apple Devices With Apogee's Jam Adapter

    Create High-Quality Guitar Recordings on Apple Devices With Apogee's Jam Adapter | BLOG ENTRY

    Bands and songwriters seeking a portable way to record music without lugging around cumbersome gear or investing in a pricey high-tech setup can inexpensively plug in and rock, courtesy of Apogee Electronics’ Jam. Billed as a...

    November 16, 2011 5:35 PM ET
  • The 'Rocksmith' Fallout: What Is Real Innovation in Music Games?

    The 'Rocksmith' Fallout: What Is Real Innovation in Music Games? | BLOG ENTRY

    UbiSoft's new video game Rocksmith, which aims to innovate and reinvigorate music game sales by teaching players real-world guitar skills, has received a mixed reception from critics, with review scores all over the board. In...

    November 15, 2011 4:55 PM ET
  • Pandora Partners With DMX on Legal, Personalized Streaming Music for Businesses

    Pandora Partners With DMX on Legal, Personalized Streaming Music for Businesses | BLOG ENTRY

    Online radio service Pandora has partnered with marketing firm DMX to bring online streaming music and personalized song channels to businesses of all sizes, effectively immediately. A legal and customizable solution for beaming endless online tunes on-demand...

    November 3, 2011 10:00 AM ET
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