music

How To Build A Raspberry Pi Jukebox Any Non-Geek Can Use

You have a lot of options for accessing your computer’s music library from your stereo, but most require technical know-how to use. You can build a jukebox with a Raspberry Pi, a tiny micro-computer, that anyone can use, even if they don’t know what a Raspberry Pi is.


Build A Tiny Practice Amp In A Biscuit Box

Stuck in a dorm room or tiny apartment, but still want to play guitar? DIY site Make shows you how to build a tiny little practice amp inside a box of biscuits for around $US30 (cheaper if you have the parts already).


Treat Your Streaming Music Saved Library Like A CD Book To Limit Choices

When you have nearly every album ever recorded at your fingertips all the time, what do you listen to? With streaming services like Spotify and Rdio, it’s almost impossible to decide sometimes. Both have save features though, and you can use those to help limit your choices


Build Your Own MIDI Sampler With A Raspberry Pi

Samplers are an awesome way to have millions of different sounds at your fingertips. If you want to build your own, SamplerBox is a project that just requires a Raspberry Pi and a little free time.


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.