I try really hard not to recommend music. Rather I run my station and play great tunes and then provide tools and techniques to find and manage all the fun tunes you find. That said, this is absolutely cool. If you dig the Beastie Boys and/or the Beatles it's well worth takin' a listen. The remixes are stunningly well put together.
As storage space becomes cheaper, there's a growing trend to save digital music files in a lossless format. Such lossless formats provide an exact replication of the audio quality found in the orig...
Rob Tacey's insight:
I don't usually buy CDs - I've gone totally digital. But when I do end up with one, like CDs from Uncut mag or those really hard to find things like the "Sid and Nancy" soundtrack I'm into using the FLAC codec. This article gives a comparison between the various compression settings you can pic. I figured I might as well pick 0 since the difference in disk space is so minimal.
Spotify's Daniel Ek wants to turn you on to new music USA TODAY His twist on rivals was emphasizing the social aspects of music — showing what your friends are listening to via Facebook. Others had tried to do that but not as successfully.
Fathom Is An Immersive Guide To New Music Through The Artists You Love Lifehacker Australia A lot of services help you discover new music through songs you or your friends like, but Fathom takes a unique visual approach that lets you explore dozens...
A MediaMonkey alternative from the list jotted down below will help you switch to another program, in case you are done with the one in question and wi
Rob Tacey's insight:
I'm a MediaMonkey evangalist. I can't possibly say enough good things about it. But... If you've tried it and you're not a fan, here's a list of options you might want to try out. I've given a few a whirl but they're not MediaMonkey.
Sounds good! Nokia Music+ starts to roll out with free 7-day trial Nokia Conversations Building on the same easy to use music discovery service, Nokia Music+ lets you create your own mixes or stream from playlists curated by our expert team of...
Tumblr Tackles Music Discovery Billboard Blogging service Tumblr is offering a new music discovery service, but the site won't be configured as a radio station a la Pandora or a retail recommendation system like Amazon delivers.
I don't throw around the word 'game changer' much. In fact, I don't think I've ever thrown it around. But if I were to use it for the first time, I would feel pretty comfortable using it in a post about the Fan Accounts that Bandcamp just launched .