An online radio is it playing good music, nothing more and nothing less. forever.fm is the cleanest kind of an online radio by having just one stream and nothing to skip and choose. It really reminds on ip internet or digital radio devices, which are able to display information about the artists who are on air right now. This is the main feature of forever.fm additionally equipped with sharing functionalities. Technologically it relies on features provided by the music sharing service soundcloud and echonest with the latter just being designed to provide such artist information. The design is nice as well and if you like online radio, this is for you: forever.fm.
Related to the design it is nostalgic but of high importance to some fans. Sharetapes is a service combining mixtages with playlists and qr codes as well as nfc chips, what vice versa is most innovative (NFC means near field communications and concerns automated processes on smartphones like e.g. payments.).
Sharetapes is offering this set of services, enables to create playlists based on services like 8tracks, Spotify and Youtube and others, which is equivalent to the recording. The original tape is giving the design to the card equipped with a qr code to be scanned as well as with a nfc chip to fetch the music. The recordings may be played on smartphones or tablet computers equipped with the features to load the music. At all the service is relying on real hardware, which requires to buy the sharetapes on the site to start to create recordings. To get further information visit Sharetapes.
InternetDJ is a dj community to listen and to upload electronic music. Dj news are wellcome as well to be postet. The site is full of music assorted by various charts, today, best of the week and month. Of course the site is equipped with a search engine and social networking features. For more visit InternetDJ.
Who reads the TRAEXS blog regularly knows about the many music publishing and sharing sites and who do publish dj sets or other kind of mixes probably looked for an option to mark particular tracks within a set, something usually not being possible.
This is different at the cloud music hosting service Mixcloud, where I just did some research for another service and by this just tried the upload feature for the first time for the associated site traex.de. And this feature is great at Mixcloud and it solves exactly the problem of marking particular tracks within a mix. Uploading happens by a common interface accompanied by facilities to add information as usual. After this common page a further particular page follows enabling to set time stamps marking the beginning and ending of particular tracks. This leads to displaying the right information at the right point while playing a file and even to navigation within a file like the embedded and comfortable Mixcloud player shows below. The service by the way is free and for more visit Mixcloud.
TheFuture.fm is a rather new online radio playing dj mixes and sets by the top dj’s of the world. Lately the service announced having reached 1 million played sets, which gave reason for support and for expansion, the article below tells. Currently about 8000 dj’s are represented with their sets and mixes.
To listen to music the service provides comfortable options by being searchable for genres as well as for artists. Of course there are sharing facilities and both embedded players and playlist features are provided (now the music stops while listening and for more the registration is required, which may happen by Facebook). For further information read this article and visit TheFuture.fm.
Twitmusic is more than a music sharing application based on and connecting to Twitter. It is a community for music enthusiasts and musicians alike. Fans may discover new music introduced by musicians, which may use the platform as a launch pad for their releases. A broad overview of the service is given by the article below, for more visit Twitmusic.