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It seems as though one of the biggest advantages Apple Music has over Spotify is the way it recoomends music to its listeners. Well, now Spotify is following suit with its new Discover Weekly feature.
Spotify Music has a lot going on. They're introducing 3 new modes to serve all your musical needs, with the "Now" start page gives you curated playlists based on your particular tastes. As you listen the app will learn more about your tastes and adapt to choose better music for you.
Propellerhead is an upcoming social media platform that will let you collaborate with other people all over the world in making awesome music.
Activision Publishing has some rocking news forGuitar Hero fans:Guitar Hero Live and GHTV are coming, and theywill be available for tablets and mobile phones. Just like previous Guitar Hero games, in Guitar Hero Liveyou'll be able to experience the rush of playing on stage in front of millions of fans who react to your guitar playing skills.
GHTV will be aplayable live music video network where you'll be able to pick frommultiple channels and themed shows to find the latest songs to play with your friends. You can even challenge players from all over the world.
There is no official release date for the mobile versions, but if you can't wait to try Guitar Hero Live there's some good news: Best Buy is having events in select cities where you can demo the game. The tour stops are:
•April 14, 2015: Best Buy Theatre, New York City, 6pm - 9pm
•April 18, 2015: Best Buy Store, Union Square, New York City, 1pm - 5pm
•April 18, 2015: Best Buy Store, Torrance, CA, 1pm - 5pm
The innovative musical app, Borderlands Granularby Chris Carlson, lets you explore music by using granular synthesis - a technique where you superimpose small fragments of sound, or grains, to build compositions. The app has recieved a new update that includes a lot of new features.
Now musicians get real-time audio input recording and granulation as well as resonant filters for each grain cloud. You can also save and load Scenes, which keep track of your clouds, sounds, and automation as presets.
Borderlands Granular is available for $9.99.
FreshPlanet Inc.'sRock On - A SongPop Adventureis their newest music trivia game. As you play you'll answer questions that lead you on a rock and roll journey to stardom. The game includes over 80 levels with 3,000 songs from a multitude of musical genres like Classic Rock, Heavy Metal, Punk Rock, Pop Rock, Indie Rock, and more. You can even choose a specific band or artist to test your trivia know-how on. Rock Onincludes a solo adventure, but you can also play against your friends to top the Facebook leaderboard charts.
You can downloadRock On - A SongPop Adventure for free now.
Smule makes tons of apps for listening and playing music. Recently a Los Angeles-based indie pop group, called Smallpoolsreleased songs from their new album,LOVETAP!, on Smule's Magic Piano and Sing! Karaoke so that you could jam along with them. Last month, Smallpools released two songs for the apps called “Open Call”, on Sing! Karaoke and "Karaoke" for Magic Piano where you could perform alongside band frontman Sean Scanlon.
“Working with Smule gave us the unique opportunity to interact with our fans on a whole new level,” said Michael Kamerman of Smallpools, in a press release. “It also exposed our music to hundreds of thousands of new listeners and we had a fantastic time watching everyone get down with our Open Call."
The Sing! Karaoke app lets you record yourself singing alone or with friends, add special effects to your voice, and share with people all over the world. Magic Piano shows you how to play your favorite songs, control the rhythm and tempo, and choose from a bunch of different instruments including piano, harpsichord, Funky 80's synth, and organ. You can also use the two apps together to match your awesome piano playing skills with vocals.
You can join the band with Sing! Karaoke and Magic Piano for free on the App Store.