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Music lover? 10 new music services you need to try

There is a huge demand for services that can enhance the experiences of discovering, listening and sharing music. I should know: I’ve written about over 200 such music services over the last couple years here on DailyTekk. It all started with a post titled 100 ways to discover and enjoy music which was a smashing success on StumbleUpon (and still is). I followed that …

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The Monocle speaker from Native Union is super unique (review)

When you think of the word unique in conjunction with the word headphone or speaker, what comes to mind? Maybe a slightly different color or shape? What about a whole new paradigm… something you would never even think to think of? That’s kind of how I view the Native Union’s Monocle speaker ($39.99-49.99). What’s so unique about the Monocle is that …

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Gtar: the best, and coolest, way to learn to play guitar (review)

The Gtar ($399) is one of those things I knew I had to have the moment I saw it. For those still in the dark, Gtar is , you guessed it, the guitar. I’ve always been interested in music. For awhile I was in a band back in high school where I played the drums. It was fun, but I’ve always …

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Nude Audio Move L Bluetooth Speaker: simple, portable, unique (review)

Sitting on the desk in front of my is a Nude Audio Move L Bluetooth speaker and I can’t stop listening to. Or staring at it. It’s the biggest of Nude Audio’s Move family of speakers and that of course means that there’s more to love. I love listening to music on the Move L. There are plenty of crappy …

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Revo SuperConnect: a WiFi speaker that screams taste (review)

I’m in love with a new speaker that plays music from so many sources it would be ridiculous if it wasn’t insanely awesome. It’s the Revo SuperConnect ($427) and it’s a WiFi-enabled, beautifully crafted speaker that is revolutionizing the way I connect with music. Music Sources The best sounding Internet-enabled speaker I had tested prior to the Revo SuperConnect was …

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Switchfoot Interview

Not long ago I wrote an article for ReadWrite titled How Technology Is Making It Great To Be A Music Fan. I actually centered the article around the example of a band I happen to be a long-time fan of: Switchfoot. The band’s bass player, Tim Foreman, (along with the bands manager who happens to be the guy responsible for …

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This Amazing Gadget Turns Motion Into Music

I wish I could see the look on the faces of musicians from 1,000 years ago if they could be brought to modern times to witness the AUUG. Instruments haven’t changed all that much over the centuries, but the AUUG Motion Synth transforms your iPhone or iPod touch into a fully-fledged musical instrument that plays notes and alters their sound …

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100 More Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music

With over 600k social shares, the original 100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music post easily became DailyTekk’s most popular article—ever. Now, around a year and a half later, we’re bringing you a follow-up post: this is part 2. The original post contained some incredible music resources, many of which you are familiar with (Spotify, Pandora, Shazam, etc.). This go …

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Inside SoundCloud

Jane Shin is the US community manager for SoundCloud in San Francisco. She leads community outreach activities and programs to engage SoundCloud community members to build connections, stories and sounds in the community. Check out what Jane has to say about the SoundCloud experience! If you could describe the essence of SoundCloud’s culture in one word, what would that be? Collaborative. …

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Inside Shazam

Today, Phil Kench has shared some inside information about Shazam where he is the Senior Product Manager. Read on to find out more! If you could describe the essence of Shazam‘s culture in one word, what would that be? Flexible! Shazam has many demands of its team serving media recognitions of Music and Television across many markets, and the team is …

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Startup Stories: Onesheet

I’ve spent some time in the music industry and there aren’t a lot of really useful tools out there for musicians. There are some, as we’ve catalogued, but one of the best is definitely Onesheet. So, I recently interviewed Brenden Mulligan, the design-focused, product-oriented entrepreneur behind the service. Aside from this project, he’s also created TipList, Webbygram, MorningPics, and PhotoPile and is currently working on a …

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Inside Spotify: My All-Time Favorite Music Service (Lots of Pics)

Spotify is what I always wanted in a music service. It’s priced just right (for just $9.99 per month you can listen to unlimited music on all your devices). On any given weekday you can catch me listening to Spotify on the way to and from work and throughout the day (via the iPhone app). Ya, I like it that …

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The Ultimate Lifehack for 2013: 200+ Incredible Sites & Services

Are you ready to ruin any chance you had of getting any work done today? This list represents “the best of the best” of the tech world’s resources DailyTekk curated over 2012. Culled from nearly 30 top 100 lists, this exclusive roundup represents the top 10 Editor’s Choice selections from our most popular lists of last year. Grouped together they …

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Win a $50 iTunes Gift Card for Discovering Music on Facebook!

DailyTekk has teamed up with Music Festivals Game to give you an exclusive offer: win a $50 iTunes voucher for discovering new music! In Music Festivals Game you play the music you love, discover new music and build your own perfect music festival. Lay down rock stages, jazz stages, whatever you like and visit your mates’ festivals and rate their …

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75+ Music Industry Tech Tools for Artists, Bands, Managers and Execs

This post is a follow-up to a recent post titled 100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music (which savvy musicians will see as 100 more resources to exploit). That post was for the consumer side of the industry, the fans. While creating that post I was also creating this post at the same time. I had originally intended to make another …

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100 Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music

UPDATE 12/10/13: We’ve released a follow-up to this post with 100 More Ways to Discover and Enjoy Music. Prepare yourself for another dose of Monday roundup madness! It’s time for another crazily comprehensive, yet carefully curated, look at an entire industry–the music industry to be specific. This if the first in a two-part series on the music industry which will …

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