Episode 9: Music


There are a lot of different ways to listen to tunes… from old school radio, to satellite, on the computer, and now on our devices.  On today’s APPvice, hosts Jennifer Ruggiero and Christopher Rizzo chat with special guest Brad Chasenore from Techwebcast about some of our favorite music apps.  Give it a listen!


Jennifer’s Picks:

Band of the Day by 955 Dreams, Inc. – free on iOS

Band of the Day is a gorgeous app in iOS, and there is also a beautiful web-version available as well.  Band of the day delivers a unique, new artist each day.

NPR Music by NPR – free on iOS

NPR Music looks and sounds amazing.  It is a wonderful guide to new music in all genres. Give it a listen!

doubleTwist Player by doubleTwist – free on Android

doubleTwist allows Android users to sync their music and playlists from their mac/pc to their Android device wirelessly (with $4.99 purchase of Airsync), or via cable.  This is a great solution for users that want their iTunes music on their Android device.  There are a lot of other features that doubleTwist offers, such as podcasts (in-app purchase), alarm clock ($1.99), and more.  Listen to the podcast for more information!

Songza by Songza – free on iOSAndroid, and Kindle Fire

Songza is an awesome & free music concierge service that is accessible on the web, Android, Kindle Fire, and iOS devices.  There are thousands of fantastic, original, ad-free playlists available for your listening pleasure.


Christopher’s pick:

iTunes Match by Apple

 Store and access all of your music in the cloud with iTunes Match by Apple.

Brad’s picks:

Spotify by Spotify – free on iOSAndroid, Blackberry, Symbian, and Windows Phone

Millions of tracks, right at your fingertips.  Spotify is a fantastic music service you don’t want to miss!

SoundCloud by SoundCloud Ltd. – free on iOS and Android

Discover, fresh, new, original music and podcasts…  and share your own.


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