Digital & Mobile

by / on May 21, 2012 at 5:31 pm / in Digital & Mobile

Audio File Sharing Possible, thanks to WordPress and Dropbox

Musicians recently started providing free music downloads to the press and fans to get the word out about their sound. Independent or starting out musicians can do a little bit of do-it-yourself self-promotion and offer a free music download too, via WordPress and Dropbox. WordPress is a blogging system that has evolved into a full content management system over the […]

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by / on May 7, 2012 at 5:00 pm / in Culture, Digital & Mobile, Interviews

Music, Radio, Freedom at Sonar Radio’s Eklektikon

Eklektikon is one of Sonar Radio‘s freshest radio programmes, which started in October 2011. The FM offer is quite limited to commercial stations in Singapore, and Internet gives a larger playground for music discovery. We had a chat with Kostas Repanas and John Common to know more about the Singaporean radio landscape and their music emission, Eklektikon, broadcasted every Saturday, […]

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by / on April 23, 2012 at 3:34 pm / in Digital, Digital & Mobile, Interviews

Presenting the world of Twitmusic

The influx of new music sites that incorporate social media could be attributed to the fact that users have the urge to show off the music they’re listening to. Musicians have also been taking advantage of the power of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to share new music and keep their fans updated. Philippines-based Twitmusic is the latest […]

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by / on April 2, 2012 at 2:43 pm / in Apps, Digital & Mobile

Whit.li: Discover your psycho-social affinities with others

Whit.li, an Application Programming Interface (API), is an exciting app that helps you explore the minds of people like you. An API is an interface implemented by an application allowing other applications to communicate with it. Whit.li helps get to know people who share similarities with you. How exactly does this work? By analyzing psycho-social key features (life-stage, demographics, rare […]

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by / on March 12, 2012 at 2:30 pm / in Digital & Mobile

This Is My Jam: A fun way to discover new music

  Do you sometimes get songs stuck in your head? Want a fun outlet to let others know about it besides posting it on Twitter or Facebook? Well, look no further – This Is My Jam is here for you! This Is My Jam is a new social networking music site that allows you to post your “jam,” and share it with everyone. Once posted, your music […]

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by / on February 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm / in Digital & Mobile, Interviews, Music Business, Videos

Interview with YouTube

In today’s world of wireless internet connections and endless array of gadgets, who hasn’t really heard of the video-sharing website YouTube? Its recent launch of localized website versions in the Philippines and Singapore proves that YouTube is set out to conquer the South-East Asia region. So we sat down with Eshan Ponnadurai, Head of YouTube Marketing South-East Asia, and talked […]

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by / on October 25, 2011 at 2:37 pm / in Digital & Mobile, Music Business

HP to continue intimate music campaign, in support of Beats Audio

  There’s “walking the walk” and “talking the talk,” but now the bigwigs at Hewlett Packard have begun a more personal campaign of schmoozing in order to attract the biggest online Music clients in the industry. Launched last year as a means of spreading the latest news on HP products through Cyberspace, HP’s Music Influencer program is designed to integrate […]

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by / on October 19, 2011 at 2:22 pm / in Apps, Digital & Mobile, Music Business

Spotify and Beatport join hands in global distribution agreement

Whoever thought of the fabled slogan “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” must be cashed up to the teeth these days, with many of the world’s top online streaming portals joining forces as a rapid pace. Yesterday’s revelation that established electronica/beatmaking portal Beatport was to join hands with the incredibly popular streaming site Spotify marked a huge step in […]

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by / on October 5, 2011 at 1:25 pm / in Digital, Digital & Mobile, Music Business

New technologies threaten Apple’s music-loving user-base

The poor folks over at Apple must be shaking in their boots. Yesterday’s somewhat embarrassing unveiling of the iPhone4S (instead the iPhone5, as promised) has sparked a renewed interest in the progress of iCloud; Apple’s largest online music and data storage space, conceptualized as a means of keeping information in the same place, aka. Not localized to a particular phone, […]

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by / on September 26, 2011 at 4:51 pm / in Digital, Music Business

Gently down the stream: Why free music streaming isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

If my mother taught me nothing else, it’s that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Music is no exception; since the dawn of Napster (and all the other trendy downloading and torrent-based sites that have justifiably been closed down), greedy music-mongers have been desperately searching for an alternative method of gaining access to their favorite tunes, without the […]

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