Top 5 Music Apps
With iTunes 11 fresh out of the box, here are our five other favourite ways to enjoy music on iOS and Android
With iTunes 11 fresh out of the box, here are our five other favourite ways to enjoy music on iOS and Android.
Band Of The Day
A great way to uncover new music on iOS, Band of the Day gives you that great feeling of discovering a new artist every single day. The in-app calendar presents a new artist every 24 hours, complete with free tracks to listen to, a full biography and even videos. There’s even a mixtape of the app’s highlights available.
A gorgeous looking app that is essentially a collage of artists that fills the screen of your iPad with great photography. The content is largely new artists, and you can watch videos and photo slideshows of them, while their music serves as the soundtrack, complete with lyrics.
Such a well-thought out and cleverly presented app, Discovr Music will delight any serious music fan keen to find some new artists to listen to. Simply enter the name of an artist you love, and the app creates a spider diagram when them and the centre and some related artists around them. You can endlessly tap and expand your diagram to your heart’s desire.
Available on both iOS and Android, Hitlantis is a universe of bubbles, with each one representing an artist. Tap to find out more and listen to them, or turn on the in-app radio which plays all the most popular tracks from within the app. You can also build your own playlists of songs and artists.
A US app that we’re hoping to see spread it’s wings soon, Songza takes curated playlists in a new direction. You tell the app the time of day, the mood you’re in and what you’re doing, and it will build a playlist accordingly. Forget related artists, this app is all about the moment you’re in.