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Danger Mouse, Nigel Godrich Launch Station Rotation App

Music discovery platform allows users to curate radio stations instead of playlists

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 20: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Danger Mouse performs at the SiriusXM Studios on March 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse) and Nigel Godrich have created a new mobile app called Station Rotation.

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Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse) and Nigel Godrich have created a new mobile app called Station Rotation, released last week in a surprise drop on the iOS App Store.

The free music discovery app allows music artists, producers and directors to program individually curated radio stations for sharing within the app. Unlike a typical mixtape or playlist found on streaming platforms like Spotify, the stations found on Station Rotation are meant to be a social experience in real-time. Station creators choose their favorite songs, which are then played in random order for other participating users to listen to.

The station creators can also edit their own stations by adding and subtracting tracks as they please, just as a radio programmer or DJ would bring songs in and out of rotation. There is no way to skip to the next or previous song; if you want to hear something else on the app, you simply change the station.

“Now that it has been made available to the public, Station Rotation offers all listeners the chance to discover those, often revelatory, insights into some of the most creative and generally inscrutable people and their favorite songs,” a representative for the app said in a statement.

Station Rotation was independently funded by Burton and Godrich, who are in the process of funding an Android version of the app.

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