music

MiniPlayer Adds A Tiny Floating Player To Spotify Or Rdio

Mac: One of the nicer features in iTunes is the MiniPlayer that shrinks the interface down and out of the way. MiniPlayer for Mac adds a similar function to Spotify and Rdio.


This Music Is Designed To Help You Relax And Sleep

The right kind of music can soothe us into a perfect state of relaxation. Add this scientifically based, hour-long video to your nighttime playlist to get more sleep.


iTunes Volume Controls Assigns Your Media Keys To iTunes

Mac: The volume keys on a Mac keyboard and an Apple Remote only changes the system volume, not the volume in iTunes. If that’s a problem for you, iTunes Volume Control is a simple little app that changes that behaviour.


Fix 'Boomy' Bass In Your Speakers With One Equaliser Adjustment

Recently, I’ve noticed something interesting among midsize speakers: many have a very “boomy” quality that grates on the ears. Fortunately, you can fix this boomy bass by adjusting one equaliser frequency.


Listen To A Song Until The First Chorus Before You Write It Off

I often find myself in need of some new tunes, but who has the time to listen to everything? I’ve found one thing that works wonders for finding new music: listen to a bunch of songs through to the first chorus, then keep what you like.


Get Rid Of 'Earworms' By Playing Out The Full Song

Got a tune stuck in your head? Fire up your favourite music player or YouTube and play the song through to the end to get rid of that “earworm”, suggests Dr Fredric Neuman, Director of the Anxiety and Phobia Centre at White Plains Hospital.


This Video Sums Up Everything That Sucks About Conferences...In Song!

Business conferences have a reputation for being dry, stuffy and uninspiring. However, they can occasionally go too far in the opposite direction too. This Continuum Marketing Services presentation about social media includes singing, dancing and white-guy rapping. It is quite possibly the worst thing you will ever see.


The Best Apps For Automatically Cleaning Up Your Music Library

Your music library is precious. It’s full of hard-to-find tracks, ripped CDs and rare downloads. It might also be a mess. It can be easier to look up those songs on Spotify than enjoy the high-quality audio files you own. Luckily, there are free tools to help you clean it up and make sure that never happens again. Let’s check out the best.


Noon Pacific For Android Puts Awesome Weekly Playlists On Your Phone

Android: We love Noon Pacific, the service that sends you a playlist of fresh music at the same time every week. If you want to take that great music on the go with you, the new Noon Pacific app for Android will do the job perfectly.


Floating Equaliser Adjusts Sound Settings Anywhere On Android

Android: Even if you are running a music app that does not have an equaliser, Floating Equaliser can bail you out. This free app is a universal equaliser to adjust sound settings anywhere on Android.