Digital Music

Apple Opens iTunes LP & iTunes Extras

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcast Distribution

Apple has opened up iTunes LP and iTunes Extras, publishing Templates, Best Practices and a Development Guide so that anyone has the capability to create interactive content that can be played back in iTunes 9 or on Apple TV. iTunes LP lets you create digital albums that include links to listen to album songs and […]

Panasonic’s New MW-10 iPod Dock Does Everything But Your Dishes

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

Panasonic today introduced a new iPod dock, the MW-10 iPod dock/photo frame, that does everything but do your dishes. Features: Built-in CD player; FM/AM radio tuner; 45-station (30-FM/15-AM) Preset Memory; Rigid, low-density bamboo cones; D.Bass function enhances bass in conjunction with the volume level; Universal Dock for iPod plays music and video downloads; Remote control […]

Interest In The Zune HD Is Lukewarm

Oct 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

The Microsoft Zune HD is no iPod-killer, according to technology research firm, Compete. Some thought that Microsoft’s new touch-screen portable media player could give the iPod touch a run for its money, but Apple’s latest iPod announcements appear to be generating a lot more interest. According to Compete’s Conrad Beickler: The addition of a video […]

doubleTwist First Look Video – Could This Replace iTunes?

Oct 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music

Music startup doubleTwist today launched a new application, available for Mac and PC, that wants to replace the proprietary world of Apple’s iTunes with one where you can download music and sync it to any player. Here’s how doubleTwist explains what they do: Our vision is simple: to create a unifying media platform that connects […]

How To Record A Pop Song On Your iPhone

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Digital Music, Podcasting Software

This video demonstrates how The 88 used Sonoma Wire Works FourTrack (App Store link) to record their latest single, Love Is The Thing, on an iPhone. FourTrack is $9.99, which is amazing, considering it transforms your iPhone into a functional recording studio that can be used for recording music, podcast production and other mobile new […]

First Music Video Shot On An iPhone 3GS: Technologic Overkill

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Digital Music, Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, iPhone, Video, Video Software

Steve Ellington‘s Technologic Overkill claims to be the first music video shot on an iPhone 3GS. The song by XFYA accompanies a video about the plight of a little blue robot and his attempt to be relevant in an increasingly technological world. It’s not destined to be a classic – but it’s an impressive reminder […]

SanDisk CEO: The iPod Wars Are Over

Jun 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

The iPod Wars are over, and if anybody should know, it’s SanDisk CEO Eli Harari. The founder and CEO of SanDisk admits what just about everyone else has known for a long time: the iPod wars are over, and Apple won. “You can’t out-iPod the iPod,” says Harari. Harari’s facing the facts. In April, Piper […]

Sony Opens Catalog To eMusic Subscribers – But Only Oldies

Jun 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music

In its first press release since February, online music retailer eMusic announced on Monday that it had inked a deal with giant record label Sony Music Entertainment. eMusic, which offers music downloads by subscription (starting at 24 per month for $11.99), will have access to Sony’s immense music catalog — but only tunes that are […]

Gizmodo: The Zune HD Is Tight And Beautiful!

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

We may have been unimpressed by the Zune HD, calling it “two years behind Apple’s iPhone/iPod touch platform” – but Gizmodo says that they would take one in a heartbeat: The device is tighter and more physically beautiful than the iPod Touch and it’s got a better UI, the main menu’s scrolling so natural through […]

‘Rise and Shine’ Releases Podcast Remix EP

May 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Digital Music, Podcasting

“Crowdsourced” songwriting podcast Rise and Shine TV has released a special 3-track EP this week, all remixes of their popular song “Water On The Moon.” The album is being published by the dPulse label, home to such artists as Adrian Belew and Digital. The three tracks on the mini-album include two deep remixes, titled “Drop […]