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Spotify downloads holding up after Apple Music launch

In the week leading up to the launch of Apple Music, if we’d had a pound for every rival that used a variant on the phrase “a rising tide lifts all boats”, we’d probably be able to buy a mid-tier streaming service...
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Livetake matches gig smartphone footage to soundboard recordings

Danish startup Livetake is the latest company trying to make music fans’ concert videos sound better. The company has launched its iPhone app this week, promising “to perpetuate concert memories in a personalized way...
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Resident Advisor launches its first consumer app

Electronic music website Resident Advisor is currently attracting nearly 2.7 million monthly unique visitors to its combination of editorial and events listings. Now it has turned the latter into a standalone iPhone app called...
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Tay Text keyboard app channels Taylor Swift… unofficially

There was a flurry of interest yesterday from tech sites in a new iPhone app called Tay Text, billed as “the keyboard app that lets Taylor do the talking for you”. Yup, that’s as in Taylor Swift: an app that can be...
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Adidas launches Spotify-powered fitness app Adidas Go

Adidas and Spotify have been working together for a while now, but the former’s latest thing is the most interesting yet. It’s an iPhone app called Adidas Go: “The new running app that matches music from Spotify to...
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Music videos service Muzu gets an iOS app

Music videos service Muzu has been around for several years, but now it’s getting an official iPhone and iPad app. Released last week, it provides mobile access to the site’s catalogue of music videos. “Browse featured...
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Slacker revamp for ‘post-social media’ age with YouTubers in tow

US personal radio service Slacker is getting a high-profile relaunch this week, with an emphasis on human curation, including some well-known YouTubers. The site and its iPhone app have been redesigned to look cleaner and...
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Rufus Wainwright getting his own subscription app

Rufus Wainwright is the latest high-profile artist to explore the potential for subscription-based apps, with the launch of his official iPhone app this week. It’s a free download pulling in his social networking feeds,...
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Bieber-backed Shots app may be bought by Twitter

Fun scenes on the internet yesterday when Twitter’s chief financial officer made the time-honoured mistake of tweeting something publicly that he meant to send as a direct message. “I still think we should buy them. He...
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Yonder Music launches its iPhone app in the US

Flush with cash right up to the point where it suddenly wasn’t flush with cash any more, Beyond Music was one of the music/tech space’s more embarrassing collapses in recent years. Execs Adam Kidron and Jim Heindlmeyer...
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SoundCloud website gets new look (but some creators unhappy)

SoundCloud gave its iPhone app a major redesign earlier this year, and now some of those visual elements are carrying over to its website. “Visuals are a crucial component of how you choose to share your music &...
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WhoSampled has 1m active users and a brand new Android app

WhoSampled has been helping people dig back into the samples in their favourite songs since 2008 as a website, and since 2012 as an iPhone app. Yesterday, the company ported the latter to Android, albeit with a different...