Apple celebrates 20 Years of Shazam with a special Playlist

Ever wonder what the most Shazamed songs are? Well, Apple has created a new playlist for that. Apple announced Friday, August 19 that it is officially Shazam’s 20th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the tech giant has created a playlist featuring the most Shazamed songs over the past twenty years. The week also marks the … Read more →

Apple adds new GarageBand Sound Packs from Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, and Today’s Top Music Producers

Apple has added new Sound Packs featuring top music artists to its GarageBand app. Grammy Award-winning artists Lady Gaga and Dua Lipa are among the stars who are giving users free rein on their hit songs “Free Woman” and “Break My Heart” – to remix and experiment with sound using their iPads and iPhones. GarageBand, … Read more →

5 Tech Gadgets That Will Change the Way You Make Music

What do you think of when you think of “musician”? Perhaps you imagine an intense, long-haired guitarist gently strumming his Fender, waiting for inspiration to strike. Or maybe you picture an impeccably dressed pianist, softly tapping the keys of his Steinway as he’s accompanied by a drummer. Either ways, the way we think of music … Read more →

The Infotainment Duel: CarPlay vs. Android Auto

Two giants of the Information Age and the infotainment industry, Google and Apple, are locking horns when it comes to who will win the coveted spot on any given motorist’s dashboard. That area of the car — the same one once occupied by the lowly AM/FM dial and a cassette deck or CD player, along … Read more →

6 Best Tech Gadgets for Producing Music

Mixing sound doesn’t have to happen in a studio anymore. It can happen in your living room, whether you’re a veteran performer or an amateur just getting the hang of things. With production technology that connects to your computer, you can create amazing music and hone your music production to achieve a more professional sound. … Read more →

Tips and Tricks for the Diehard Spotify User

If you’re in the majority of Internet users out there, then you probably have a Facebook account by now. And if you’re in the majority of Facebook users, then you have probably linked your Facebook with the free music sharing program called Spotify. What Is Spotify? Spotify is an unlimited music streaming service that lets … Read more →

Facebook + Spotify (and how to use Spotify internationally)

Facebook and Spotify teams up to provide a new music service to Facebook users. The new service will probably be named “Facebook Music” or “Spotify on Facebook” and is said to be launched in as soon as just two weeks, according to Forbes. Apparently there’s no money shifting hands in this deal, Facebook doesn’t pay … Read more →

Spotify lost nearly £17 million in 2009 – but still plans on a 2010 US launch!

The swedish music streaming company, Spotify, just released their financial results for 2009 which shows a loss of £16.66 million, around $26 million. Sales, administration and distribution accounts for about £27.7 million but Spotify couldn’t get their revenue above £11.3 million for the year. Music Ally estimates that Spotify had 7 million users across Europe … Read more →

Sony introduces super-slim Walkman S750 with noise cancelling tech

Sony is busy at the moment, yesterday introducing a new speaker dock for iPhone/iPod, the RDP-X50iP, and today they’re giving us a brand new Walkman music player, the S750. This colourful video MP3 player lets you enjoy your music, videos and podcasts in unmistakeable style. Key features of the WALKMAN S750 are: Superb Walkman sound … Read more →