music

Albums Makes It Easy To Find And Play Full Albums On Your iPhone

iPhone: The iPhone’s default music player does its job, but it’s not perfect if you’re the type to listen to full albums instead of singles. Albums is a music app made specifically for listening to full albums and lets you do it with just a couple of taps.


Get A Fallen Guitar Pick Out Of Your Acoustic Guitar With A Pencil

You’re strumming along and somehow your pick loosens from your fingers and falls into the depths of your acoustic guitar. Instead of shaking your instrument like a madman, grab a pencil.


Cut Down On Cable Noise By Wrapping Your Earbuds Behind Your Ear

Ever notice that when your earbud cable moves, you can hear it rustle in your ears? This cable noise is called microphonics, and there’s a simple trick you can use to avoid it.


Video Briefly: Airport Time Lapse, Sun Damage Exposed, Shark Versus Google

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Ultraviolet camera tricks, Jimmy Fallon versus Taylor Swift, confused sharks keep trying to eat Google’s undersea data cables.


Atraci Streams A Library Of Over 60 Million Songs For Free

Looking for a way to stream an extensive library of music, create custom playlists of your favourite tracks, and listen to it all for free without having to deal with ads or create an account? Atraci is a new service that might just have what you want.


Soundrop Is A Cross-Platform Social Music App For Spotify Users

iOS/Android/Spotify apps: Turntable.fm may have passed on from this world, but its successors live on. While plug.dj aims to fill its desktop shoes, Soundrop brings shared, synced playlists to Spotify on the desktop as well as mobile.


Video Briefly: Earth 101, Pie Baking Hacks, TMNT Refresher

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The planet Earth explained in seven minutes, a brief history of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, IT Survivor winner video roundup.


Another Way To Fake Playing The Piano

Lifehacker favourite Sam Tucker impressed us last year with a technique for pretending you can play the piano. Now he’s back with another round of nifty musical fakery.


The Digital Content Guide Is A Pointless Attempt To Combat Piracy

We’re always hearing about how one of the reasons for online piracy is that digital entertainment isn’t available in a cheap, timely and legal fashion. The Digital Content Guide lists the legal options available in Australia. Think that might be helpful? Think again.


Build Your Own 16-Button MIDI Controller With An Arduino

DIY musical instruments are a whole different ball game. If you’re looking for a place to start, Adafruit has a guide to building your own MIDI controller using an Arduino.