You can tell Pandora what to play with your voice now

Pandora, play music for my workout. Pandora, play more music like this song. Pandora, thanks for letting me use my voice to tell you what I want. Tell Pandora what you want it to play…

RouteNote’s new live sessions for independent artists featured in the paper

This week we were ecstatic to see our new RouteNote Sessions in the Parlour studio had made the paper with an interview with our wonderful coordinator Ed speaking on how we are providing new opportunities…

Shazam ditch ads for uninhibited music discovery

Apple have cleared Shazam’s mobile of it’s adverts for a clean music discovery experience without distractions when you want to find the songs playing around you. Apple completed their acquisition of song recognition and discovery…

Anghami bring Shazam rival to the Middle East

The Middle East will be able to scan and discover tracks thanks to the region’s biggest music streaming service Anghami. Apple have been in the process of acquiring Shazam‘s song recognition services since last year…

Apple get EU approval to acquire Shazam

Apple have been eyeing up Shazam since last year hoping to buy the music recognition software and they’ve just been given the ‘okay’ from the EU. Last December, Apple announced plans to acquire Shazam. Purchase…

WhoSampled now listens to your music to give you it’s ‘DNA’

Music lovers know the joy of finding out crazy facts about your fave tracks or the inspirations that allowed them to happen – WhoSampled’s app takes you deeper than ever with new features. WhoSampled have…

Never miss a track with Deezer’s new SongCatcher

When you’re vibing to a track and need to add it to your library but you don’t know what it is, Deezer have you covered. In case you missed it, and at the end of…

Spotify smart speakers could be on the way as they test voice search

Spotify are going to start doing what you say as they test voice searches and look towards the potential of making their own smart speakers. Spotify have added voice search for certain users so that…

MixCloud and Gracenote partner to find music in mixes and tracks

Music streamers MixCloud have teamed up with music database Gracenote to better ID music being uploaded to them. Using Gracenote MusicID, MixCloud will be able to scan songs uploaded to them to better identify copyrighted…

Shazam just released their first update since Apple bought them

Earlier this month song recognition app Shazam was bought by Apple, and now they’ve released their first update since the acquisition. Shazam have released the first update to their app since the company was bought…