MTV Artists connects you to your favorite music artists [App of the Day]

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For a while now it would seem that MTV as a TV channel has all but lost its ties to music completely. However, this is not the case with the MTV Artists app, which proves that the company still has its music roots intact. If you’re anything like we are, then you know that browsing... Read More

Pandora announces 4.0 for Android for coming weeks

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Pandora today announced that they’ve finally put together a new version of their streaming music application.  As the biggest update to the app since it launched for smartphones, it has taken more than a year of designing, planning, and testing.  Pandora 4.0 is expected to arrive for ...

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Songkick brings concert calendar, band alerts, and more to Android

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Startup music service Songkick has released its Android application today, bringing a host of live music features to your smartphone.   Thanks to integration with a user’s Google Music account, Last.fm, Pandora, and music library, Songkick provides live music information, local concert ...

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Celebrate 20 years of O.P.P. with free Naughty by Nature eBook

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Here’s one of those things that make us feel really, really old.  Last week Naughty by Nature released a 20th anniversary edition of their breakout album The Anthem, Inc. This week, a free Android eBook arrives providing added insight and backstory into the album and early career. ...

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Search More than 5 Million Song Lyrics with musiXmatch

Wanna settle that debate of what Michael Stipe is actually singing in “It’s the End of the World as we Know It (And I Feel Fine)?  The next time you have it playing on your Android phone, run it through musicXmatch.  Better yet, just break out the app and search right now.  The free ...

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Qello Brings Library of HD Concert Films to Android Phones, Tablets

Qello, a cloud-based, digital syndication service, has announced that they’ve released a pair of Android applications. Available for both smart phones (2.2+) or Honeycomb tablets, the app provides access to more than 500 concerts in beautiful HD format. Forget sitting in the back row or ...

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New SoundHound App ‘Hound’ Lets Users Speak It, Get It.

The team behind the popular music discovery application SoundHound have done it again. Today sees the developers launching another, albeit completely different, music discovery tool.  Called ‘Hound’, it lets users say the name of an artist, band, or song and get back ...

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SoundHound Announces Free Unlimited Music Recognition

After starting out as a free Android application, last year saw Shazam switch to a lite and paid apps model. SoundHound, on the other hand, has taken the opposite route.

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Music Search and Discovery App ‘SoundHound’ to be Embedded in All HTC Android Phones

HTC and SoundHound have announced a partnership which will see the music discovery application embedded on all future Android devices from HTC.

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AIR-Based Skytunes Lets Users Take Music Everywhere

Skytunes, a music service/application from esDot Development studio, has been released into the Android Market for music fans around the world. Designed as two AIR applications (server & client), Skytunes lets users take their home music collection with them, everywhere and without uploading to ...

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Beta Test This: Rdio, Social Music Service

Okay beta testers, it’s time to check out another Android application.  This time it’s for a social music service called Rdio (pronounced r-dee-o).  If you haven’t heard of the service, that’s alright.  Neither did we until this week.  Looking at their website, we learn ...

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Shazam Encore Arrives in Android Market

Music discovery service, Shazam, has announced that they now have two versions of their Android application.   First up Shazam Freemium which is essentially the same version many of us have come to know and love.  The only difference now is that users are limited to five tags per month.  Once a ...

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SoundHound Releases Free Version of Android App

Sound search company SoundHound has announced the availability of a new, free version of their Android application. The app app provides five free music searches per month in addition to unlimited voice, text, and lyrics searches. The premium version will now be called SoundHound Infinity and ...

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Thumbplay Music Comes out of Beta

Thumbplay is formerly announcing their cloud-based ThumbPlay Music application/service for Android handsets.  The $10/month subscription service gives users unlimited access to over 8 million tracks through all the major record labels and an additional 25,000 independent labels.

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Rhapsody, The Best $9 Bucks I Ever Spent

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When I think of playing music on my Android phone, I usually head on over to my Pandora app, until recently. I came across the beta version of Rhapsody’s Android app and instantly fell in love. Instead of Pandora dictating what songs I get to listen to, I have full control of what music ...

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