Music Apps Tag Archive

Learn To Play The Ocarina On Your iPhone

Posted June 20

It’s too bad that nominations for our “Best Music Teacher Replacement” category are closed, because we definitely have a contender on our hands: Smule is out with an update to its popular Ocarina app that lets users play an approximation of the ancient flute-like instrument, and it includes a nifty lesson mode that makes it easy for anyone and everyone to figure out how.

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A Musician Explains: How Does An Artist Get Paid By a Subscription Service?

Posted April 24

Welcome to the O Music Awards guest writer series, a place where we hand the proverbial reins over to qualified writers/musicians/etc and let them share their thoughts about music, technology and more. Today’s guest blogger is Andrew Richards, from the band Uniform Motion.

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Set Your Tweets To Music With Social Radio

Posted February 28

Everything sounds just a little grander, a little more dramatic when underscored with music (depending, of course, on the emotional timbre of said music) even a handful of tweets describing just how much you loathe people who wear backpacks on the subway. Yup, just when you thought Twitter couldn’t get any more ADD-addled, someone goes ahead and releases The Social Radio for Twitter, allowing users to listen to their tweets, whilst listening to tunes.

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The MTV Music Meter Gets An Upgrade

Posted February 15

As you, no doubt an avid reader of the O Music Blog, already know, the MTV Music Meter is a handy tool that ranks bands based on their digital and social buzz. We use it each Monday to introduce you to a brand-new artist who’s tearing up the Internet charts in our Music Meter Monday feature. Now, my friends, that tool is getting a major upgrade, as MTV Music Meter 2.0 has made its entree into the digital scene.

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