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Kollekt.fm’s Feeds helps you playlist music from everywhere

It’s been a while since a music service used the .fm suffix (we’ve had Last.fm and Shuffler.fm), as most seem to favour a –ify ending or Grindr-style misspelling. But Kollekt.fm, a new service from the Netherlands,...
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Tomahawk returns with mainstream ambitions

We’ve always liked Tomahawk as a concept: an app that sits in between the various digital music services, providing the connecting glue for sharing music and porting playlists, among other features. But it was always...
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Songbird runs out of money, but its open-music tune plays on

In 2006, a desktop music-player application named Songbird was being hailed as an "open source iTunes killer" by tech blogs, fired up by its promise to breach Apple's walled garden and help people buy their digital music...
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The challenge of connecting the streaming music silos

Do we need a 'roaming network for subscription music services'? Union Square Ventures VC Fred Wilson thinks so, and has explained why in a blog post today, comparing siloed streaming music services to the early days of banking...
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Is streaming music heading for ‘exclusivity wars’ problems?

2013 is shaping up as a momentous year for streaming music, with Google, Amazon, Apple and Beats all in talks about new services to compete.
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Tomahawk talks APIs, redesign plans and streaming-music switchers

Innovative music-player startup Tomahawk unveiled its API during the Midem conference in late January, where it was pitching as part of the Midemlab startups contest. "So, you want to build a cool music hack, site or app...
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Tomahawk launches an API

Tomahawk has now an API providing its multi-source music player to other developers, enabling them to add it into their own websites and apps using a few lines of code.
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Tomahawk gets proper search and ‘more Hawkiness’

Open music service Tomahawk gets an update this week, with a series of new features. They include one staple of digital music: search.
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With Teeth: The Success of the Online Music Market Will Be Won or Lost in Translation

This is a guest post by Jason Herskowitz (@jherskowitz) who is a core contributor to the multi-source music platform, Tomahawk, and leads Platform Development at Official.fm. It only takes a quick glance at your favorite...
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Songbird gets new CEO and turns towards music discovery

Savvy music-tech folk are increasingly excited about the potential for open music player Tomahawk, but a few years ago there was similar excitement around startup Songbird, which had similar ideas.
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Tomahawk launches new bookmarklet tool

Tomahawk launches new bookmarklet tool
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What’s the big idea behind Toma.hk?

We've been excited about the potential of open music service Tomahawk for a while now. For a primer, read Jason Herskowitz's blog post on the promise of its Toma.hk site.