Tag: music discovery

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Timbre music discovery app gets a big update

Location-based music discovery app Timbre launched last year as a new way for people to find artists playing gigs nearby, and listen to their music.
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Spotify rolling out ‘Browse’ features in mobile apps

If social recommendations and its Discover page of algorithmic suggestions are two legs of Spotify's music-discovery stool, its new Browse page is the third.
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How Google is blending automated and human music discovery

As we've suggested several times in recent years, the question of whether human music recommendations are better or worse than algorithmic recommendations is likely to be a straw-man argument: the best services will use a...
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Soundwave aims to be the next buzzy music discovery app

Music discovery apps are ten-a-penny on the app stores in 2013: there's scope for more innovation in the space, but it's very tough for individual apps to get significant traction.
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Tumblr launches its own music discovery ‘destination’

With 170m monthly visitors users and plenty of artists, Tumblr is already a notable service for the music industry .
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Facebook wants to ‘solve’ music discovery in 2013

Facebook's manager of strategic partnerships Ime Archibong has been talking about the social network's music ambitions for 2013.
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Clerkd iPhone app offers new spin on SoLo music discovery

Finnish startup Clerkd has launched its iPhone app, which is the latest attempt to marry music discovery with social location features.
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The comeback kid: new Myspace is back in the ring

After News Corp. sold Myspace off and blamed it for many of its fiscal woes, new owners Specific Media hope to make Myspace rise again.
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SoundTracking launches its Spotify app

SoundTracking is one of the few social/discovery music apps to reach a wide audience, now the company has launched a Spotify app.
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TastemakerX inks social gaming deal with The Echo Nest

US startup TastemakerX is improving its discovery aspects with a partnership with The Echo Nest.
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With 1m users, Stereomood gets a redesign

Stereomood has been redesigned, adding artist bios, concert listings, more editorial content, social playlist-sharing, and a better search feature.
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The Echo Nest launches its own Discovery chart

The Echo Nest launches its own Discovery chart