Tag: Music

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Whipclip Is The Legal, Easy Way To Share TV Clips With Friends

GIFs are all the rage right now—and for good reason. They are easy to share and they can nail a mood or get a point across nicely. But sometimes GIFs are crappy—okay, most of the time. If it was easier to share real video clips from favorite TV shows, I’m sure most people would. Happily, […]

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Rithm Is The Best Way To Share (And Discover) Music With Friends

Sharing and discovering music is a big part of friendship. It’s a big part of life. That’s why Rithm exists as a better way to share and play music with your friends. “There’s a social experience of music that today’s other music services don’t deliver—it comes from sharing and talking about songs and listening to songs […]

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The 5 Best On-Ear & Over-The-Ear Headphones Under $200

So you’re an aspiring audiophile. You want really, really good sound coming out of your headphones and you’ve got about $200 to spend. You won’t be able to afford top-of-the-line headphones, but that doesn’t mean your gonna be stuck with crappy sound (or style). I’ve arbitrarily picked 5 manufacturers that I felt would give this […]

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The 5 Best Spotify Connect Speakers You Can Buy NOW (2015)

Forget Tidal—Spotify is my favorite music service/app. We’ll see what the Beats app ends up looking like over the next few years now that Apple has brought the company into the fold, but for now I’m all about Spotify. It’s where all my playlists live, the radio is awesome (sorry Pandora, but yes it’s better […]

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Chosen Let’s You Judge Musical Talent As A Game On Your Phone

If American Idol happened on your phone instead of your TV you’d have something like Chosen, the first video-based, crowd-judged talent competition. This is good news for anyone who thinks of themselves as a snappy judge of talent. But rather than being merely a competition, Chosen acts as an actual game. In Chosen, you don’t merely watch […]

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FanFootage.com Lets You Watch A Concert Or Event From Multiple Angles (With Perfect Sound)

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Vinny, CTO of FanFootage (YCombinator 09 batch alumni with a different music company).With FanFootage.com, fans can watch an event from multiple angles and jump between angles. For every video uploaded to us, that fan gets their video back sounding perfect.Fans like to capture their personal memories at gigs. Unfortunately most […]

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10 Stylish and High-Quality Internet Radios

Think radios have gone out of style? Think again. And forget AM/FM. These days, new premium radios are Wi-Fi connected. That means you can listen to radio stations from around the world, yes, or, thanks to Spotify Connect, get all your favorite music delivered from your smartphone via insanely good sounding speakers. In other words, you can […]

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Ingenious Headphones That Don’t Get Tangled

One of the most annoying annoyances a smartphone user deals with is tangled headphone cords. Doesn’t matter if you’re an Apple or Samsung user, a Beats lover or a Bose fanatic. Wired headphones get tangled. Well, almost all wired headphones get tangled. I’d read about ZipBuds before on various tech blogs. They’re earphones that literally […]

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10 new ways to discover, listen to and share new music

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 [highlight]a smart electric guitar that teaches people how to play[/highlight], you guessed it, the guitar. I’ve always been interested in music. For awhile I was in a band back in […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Switchfoot discusses music and technology

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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). […]