Garageband Going Free(mium) For iOS 7 Users

In a rare slip up by Apple's marketing teams, a brief listing on the Apple Built-in Apps page has revealed that five-minute-pop-masterpiece maker Garageband is going to be made available for free. Read More >>

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Infinite Gangnam Style Will Melt Your Brain

Paul Lamere, who earlier wrought havoc on Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," has trained his song-hacking sights on (what else?) "Gangnam Style," the pop sensation from Korean popstar Psy that continues to sweep the globe and inspire awkward analogies. Read More >>

Pluck Band Names from the Air with The Top Five Song ID Apps

You're innocently going about your day when it happens: You hear a song you've never heard before. It rules. You need to know what it is. Read More >>

Brain Shift Radio Controls Mood with Music—Awesome or Creepy?

In Philip K. Dick's book Do Android's Dream of Electric Sheep? (a.k.a. Blade Runner), the lead character Rick Deckard and his wife alter their mental states with devices called Mood Organs. Rising in the morning, Deckard dials in a "businesslike professional attitude," while his vengeful wife selects no fewer than six hours of "self-accusatory depression." Read More >>

Five Super Helpful Mac Apps for Music Fans

Apps for iOS, Android, and the web grab a lot of attention these days, and with good reason. They're changing the world. Read More >>

We’ve Lost Control Again: Return of the DJ

When the MP3 revolution hit its stride, the coolest thing about it was how much control we were given over our music. Weightless files and tiny players let you carry your entire library around with you, all the time. Anything you wanted to listen to -- so long as you had already hunted it down -- was available instantaneously with a swipe of the finger. No longer would we be limited by what we could physically carry, or what a radio network chose to play. Read More >>

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Sprd the Note: Peer-to-Peer Music Sharing on Your iPhone

Listening to new music on the iPhone with nice headphones is a wonderfully personal experience. Listening to new music on the iPhone with your friends through the tiny speakers sucks. And the last thing you want is to share your earbuds. That's just gross. The Sprd the Note app will keep your ears disease-free by sharing any DRM-free iTunes-synced tracks between iPhones. Read More >>

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AirCassette for iPhone: The ’80s Weren’t So Bad

I'm old enough to remember using cassette tapes but also young enough to know it was already ancient technology. But still, there's something about cassette tapes that interested me more than CDs or MP3s. A strip of freaking tape can hold music? And now that they're pretty much dead, it's sad. Thats why AirCassette is so awesome. Read More >>