music

Festify Gives Party Guests The Power To Vote For The Next Spotify Song

Windows/Mac: Creating a party playlist can be daunting. If you don’t trust your ability to do it yourself, Festify lets you build a playlist and then have your friends vote up songs to determine what plays next.


Spotify's Next Update Brings Video, Podcasts, Smart Playlists

Spotify announced today that podcasts, video content and playlists generated to perfectly fit your mood are all coming in its next major update. Here’s everything you need to know.


Rdio Announces A New, Limited $6 Streaming Music Subscription

Rdio, one of the more popular streaming music services out there, just announced a new tier of service. For $5.99 a month, you can listen to unlimited ad-free radio on your mobile device, plus 25 on-demand downloads that you can listen to offline.


Five Best Streaming Music Services

If you’re looking for some good music to listen to, you have loads of services to choose from, both free and paid. With Grooveshark now sadly departed, it’s time to take a fresh look at the world of streaming music, and see who comes out on top. This week, we’re looking at five of the best services, based on your nominations.


Noon Pacific For iPhone Adds Full Playlists, Unlimited Skips, Goes Free

iOS: Noon Pacific is one of our favourite little-known music services, and their iOS app just picked up a major update that makes taking their playlists on the go much easier. Unlike before, you can see full tracklists easily, skip as much as you want, switch mixtapes easily and more — all for free.


How To Experience Your Favourite Music Festivals Without Actually Going

The warm weather in the northern hemisphere means the start of US music festival season, where all of your favourite bands play their hits for throngs of revellers. If you don’t want to spend a fortune on airfares or can’t stand the crowds, there are alternatives. Here’s how to bring a little of that experience home so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your couch.


Build A Touchscreen Music Player With A Raspberry Pi

We’ve seen plenty of ways to turn a Raspberry Pi into a handy music player. Instructables user mkarvonen shows off how to add a touchscreen into the mix so you can also easily control that music right from the Pi.


Mezzo Is A iPhone Music App With A Concentration On Playlists

iOS: One of the cooler features in iTunes is how it queues music when you’re making playlists on the fly. The iPhone music app sadly doesn’t follow suit, but Mezzo is an app that brings that style of playlist creation to iOS.


How To Tell If Music Will Help Or Hurt Your Workout

Music can boost your workout by distracting you from pain and fatigue, but it’s not a boon to every workout. Depending on your personality and your sport, you may be better off skipping distractions.


Vox Plays Any Music File On iOS

iOS: Vox is one of our favourite music apps for Mac and today it’s available for iOS alongside a new music locker service called LOOP.