Discovering new music is always a thrill. It is like discovering a new flavor in food, a new planet in space, and heck, some may say that it is like having a new baby!
It is no surprise that Spotify and others are working around the clock to come up with magical algorithms that try to predict what kind of music we like and what we would love to hear next.
But does music discovery is really a function of how good a magical algorithm is? Well… I must say that it would have been nice if some lines of code could bring you a newborn child.
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You love to listen to music while working Most of us do.
Some of us even enjoy sharing our love of music with our fellow office members and crowning ourselves as the office DJ.
No doubt that listening to music together while working is boosting your day to day experience at work, let you discover new music and unlock some hidden personalities of the people that share the same room or the same floor with you.
If so, this scenario will sound familiar to you:
Continue reading “Office music wars comes to an end”
While Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Google Play Music and others are making lots of press points and the wars between them intensify each day, that doesn’t change the fact that 80% of the population still consumes music on YouTube.
80% of the population still consumes music on YouTube. The funny thing is that YouTube is not even a music platform.
The funny thing is that YouTube is not even a music platform, but a “video-sharing website” by definition. As such, the music experience on YouTube as basic as it can be.
Continue reading “The future of online music”
So yes, we have YouTube. It’s free, legal, and probably the largest music library out there.
But — and there is a big but — It is packed with annoying video ads and the music experience is no more than basic. You can’t blame YouTube for this poor experience and the lack of music related features, since it is not a music platform by definition, but a “video-sharing website.”
Continue reading “Music can be free, unlimited, and legal at the same time”
The past (as far as 5 years ago)
We consumed music mostly from YouTube. We had to know what band and what song we wanted to listen to in advance, we entered our search query, got the results, and here goes the music.
Continue reading “Will collaborative playlists revolutionize the way we consume music?”
What is music?
While this question feels pretty much basic, it will be hard to come up with a solid definition. So we decided to let these nice people describe this… thing.
Continue reading “What is music? We’ll let these famous music quotes answer”