music

Gnoosic Gives Dead Simple Music Suggestions Based On Bands You Like

Everyone has that one friend that can tell you bands you’d like once they hear which ones you already dig. If you don’t, Gnoosic fills the void. The service asks for three bands you like and returns one artist recommendation.


Track Down Songs You've Used Siri To Shazam In iTunes

One of the handier new abilities of Siri is to ask it to identify songs using Shazam. That said, if you don’t make a note of that song at the time, you’ll probably forget it again in the future. Cult of Mac points out that you can check your Shazam history in iTunes.


The Best Chromecast Apps (2015 Edition)

Google shook up the home theatre market with its Chromecast device. Ever since it enabled developer access, the app market has been flooded with Google Cast support. Here are the most useful Chromecast apps.


Create Cross-Genre Music Playlists With Spotify's Sweet Spot Tool

Do you find your taste in music constantly in battle with other people’s tastes in music? Spotify’s new Sweet Spot tool attempts to build the perfect playlist to bridge the gap between genres and styles.


Video Briefly: Unicorns On Film, New N.E.R.D Clip, Kim K 'Selfie' Satire

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: the disappearance of unicorns explained, Kim Kardashian T-Mobile ad, Mars-capable drones explained.


TodayRemote Controls Your Mac's Music From The IOS Notification Center

Mac/iOS: Apple has a handy remote for controlling iTunes from your phone, but it’s limited to iTunes and requires you to actually open it. TodayRemote works from the Notification Center, and controls Spotify, Rdio, VLC or Vox.


My Never-Ending Search For Comfortable In-Ear Headphones

I’m a headphone junkie. I have headphones in all shapes and sizes, but there’s one small problem: I don’t like things that dig deep into my ears, which most traditional in-ear headphones do. So I’ve embarked on a search for more comfortable options… and it’s been more complicated than I expected.


How To Turn YouTube Into Your Ultimate Entertainment Hub

YouTube is awesome for streaming music and watching fun homemade videos, but it can also be your primary source of organised online media and offline music. Here’s how to unlock the true power of YouTube and use it for more than just cat videos.


Video Briefly: Go-Kart Madness, Ant-Man Trailer, Sia's Elastic Heart

Brief video items for Lifehacker readers, including: DIY home security cameras explained,


How To Make A Set-And-Forget Playlist For Your New Year's Eve Party

The decorations are all up, the beer is on ice and the mood is nice and loose for your annual New Year’s Eve party, but have you thought about the music? What are you going to rock out to at your party as the calendar ticks over to 2015? We’ve got you covered with the best playlists and streaming services your party could ask for.