Tagged: music

Covers — Cover Songs from YouTube

Covers — Stream Cover Songs Directly From YouTube

YouTube has become an amazingly rich source for some exceptional music out there. Passionate musicians all around the globe have been uploading their work to YouTube over the last decade and there’s countless hours of great music there. While a good part of this is original music, YouTube is also home to some lovely covers. Cover songs — songs that are performed by someone other than the original artist are a great way to get started for a lot of...

Lisn to Music with your Friends in Real Time

We all tend to share our favorite music with our friends or colleagues. Be it that hot new single that has just come out or that track from the OST of the latest film to hit the theaters, all of us have at some point in our lives, asked a friend to listen to a certain track in the hopes that they’ll like it too. Ever wanted to make your friend who lives in another city, state or country listen...

Silk 2

Silk 2 — Interactive Generative Art

Back in 2011, we told you about Silk — an experimental project in generative art by Yuri Vishnevsky. It was a stunning example of what could be achieved using HTML5’s <canvas> element and back then, as I stood in awe, I always wondered what could be achieved had this been implemented natively on iOS. Unfortunately, I somehow lost track of the project up until a few days ago, when Devin, one of our regular readers, emailed us about Silk 2...

Harken — A Great Music Player for iOS

I’ve been disappointed with the state of music apps on iOS for a while now. Ecoute was what I was using, but it has been way too buggy and still has performance issues. I’ve really missed Track 8 after it was basically removed from sale. Most of my complete disillusion resulted from Apple completely ruining the Music.app with the launch of Apple Music. If you buy music digitally, the stock app on iOS devices is more painful to use than...

Plaaying for Mac

Plaaying is an interesting menubar companion app for Mac that helps you take control of the way you listen to music from various sources, and also share what you’re listening to with your friends and followers. Crafted collectively by KaL Michael and Sam Gray, Plaaying for Mac aims to “remove the friction […] so you can work and play”. Plaaying sits comfortable in your menubar and works with iTunes, Rdio or Spotify. Whatever you’re listening to, the app will display...

Phonograph is a Gorgeous Music Player for Android

Ever since Google announced Material Design with Android 5.0 Lollipop, we’ve seen a lot of 3rd party apps adopt those design guidelines for their User Interface. While some apps have transformed their old boring design into a somewhat refreshing new look, we’ve been especially happy looking at apps that have been built from the group up with Material Design in mind. Phonograph (previously called Gramophone) is one such music player app for Android that is absolutely gorgeous to look at....