iPhone and iPad apps tagged "music discovery."
LastFM App Rocks for Station Surfing from Your iPhone
Most people are familiar with Pandora, the music discovery service based on the Music Genome Project. Fewer people (including myself) have followed the evolution of CBS-owned LastFM.
Originally known for their iTunes plugin called "AudioScrobbler", the idea of LastFM is to suggest music based on what other people listen to.
Shazam - an ear for music
Have you ever been sitting in your car listening to the radio (or better yet, in a coffee shop listening to piped-in Muzak) when a great song, that you don't know the name of, starts to play?
Midomi: An iPhone App That Can Keep You From Going Insane?
You’re waiting for a bus, or maybe in the shower, when you find yourself humming a part of a song that sounds familiar, but that you can’t name either by title or artist. You’re not sure where you heard it.
Pandora is the Killer Music App
When the Pandora music discovery service first appeared in 2004, I was fascinated with the product. Just type in the name (or part of the name) of your favorite band, and Pandora will create a custom "radio station" around that band, including songs from the band itself, as well as songs that "sound like" that artist.
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