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Music Discovery Apps

Arguably nothing is more satisfying than finding new music that you can appreciate, and the apps in this category make this happen. From Shazam’s ability to identify music from snippets, to Spotify’s curation of music in playlists based off of your existing music history, these apps help you discover your next favorite song or artist in natural and intuitive ways.

Platforms

  • Online
  • iPhone
  • Android
  • iPad
  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Android Tablet
  • Linux
  • Blackberry
  • Windows Phone
  • Kindle Fire
  • Chrome OS
  • Google Chrome
  • Windows S
  • Self-Hosted
  • Apple Watch
  • Blackberry 10
  • Android Wear
  • Apple TV
  • Spotify
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Features

  • Music Streaming
  • Music Player
  • Internet Radio
  • Music Library
  • Stream audio
  • Create PlayList
  • Radio Player
  • Unlimited music
  • Personalized recommendations
  • Soundcloud integration
  • Portable
  • Music recommendation
  • TV Shows
  • Web-Based
  • Community based
  • Audio Recording
  • Collaborative Playlists
  • IFTTT integration
  • Last.FM Scrobbler
  • Mobile friendly
  • Integrated Search
  • Ad-free
  • Playlists management
  • Spotify integration
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License

  • Free
  • Open Source
  • Paid

Spotify

Spotify is a commercial music streaming service providing digital rights management-restricted content from record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal.

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Last.fm

Last.fm is a music community website that offers personalized internet radio, using a recommendation system called "Audioscrobbler" to build a detailed profile of users...

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YouTube

YouTube is a video-sharing website that allows users to upload, view, and share videos.

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Everything

"Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows.

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Pandora

Pandora Radio is a free (ad-supported) internet radio founded in 2000.

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Shazam

Shazam gives instant satisfaction for when you want to know the name of that song playing on the radio.

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Simkl Radio

Online radio player. list of the best radio stations that are streaming online. For access to live streams, simply click the name of the station and listen via this website. Music genres, AM and FM radio stations, news and talk online radio.

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SoundCloud

SoundCloud lets you share music fast & easily.

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Google Play Music

Google Play Music, a service available for people who have a Google account, lets people upload their personal music collection and access it instantly on the web or any...

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SoundHound

The world's fastest music search and discovery mobile app, with exclusive singing and humming search, one-tap sharing, and LiveLyrics.

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Jamendo

Jamendo is a community of free, legal and unlimited music published under Creative Commons licenses. Share your music, download your favorite artists!

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Libre.fm

Libre.fm is a project to help you keep track of what music you like and share that, with your friends, discover new music, and meet new people who share your taste in music.

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Tomahawk

Discontinued

The project is no longer maintained. Last version, 0.8.4, released in April 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

Tomahawk gives you to access to all of your favorite music in one powerful media player.

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Bandcamp

Bandcamp helps artists sell their music and merch directly to their fans, and helps fans discover new music and directly support those who make it.

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Musixmatch

  • World’s Largest Lyrics catalog and official- Music Player, Lyrics identifier, Lyrics Search, Lyrics Sharing- UNLIMITED Lyrics identification via MUSIC ID
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Apple Music

To bring you more music than ever with access to millions of songs. To give you personal recommendations from people who know and love music. To deepen the connection between artists and fans. To reimagine radio with a 24/7, global station.

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Discogs

We're on a mission to build the biggest and most comprehensive music database and marketplace.

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Musicovery

Discontinued

According to its Facebook post on January 2, 2017:"We are sad to announce to our users that Musicovery is closing its smart radio.Musicovery is now focusing on providing to other music services its recommendation and playlist engine."

Online radio that allow to choose mood of music.

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Playmoss

Create impossible playlists using tracks and music videos from YouTube, Vimeo, SoundCloud and Bandcamp.

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VEVO

Discontinued

Apps shut down as of May 2018 as VEVO content is now accessible through YouTube.

VEVO is the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform.

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Funkwhale

Funkwhale is a community-driven project that lets you listen and share music and audio within a decentralized, open network. It can be self-hosted and is libre, open source software.

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Juqster

Discontinued

The official website is no longer available.

Listen to music together. Discover new music and awesome people that share the same taste in music as you.

Social meets music and mixes it in an epic app.

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thesixtyone

Discontinued

The official website is no longer available.

Find your new favorite song in less than five minutes a day. thesixtyone tracks the webs musical obsessions in real time, delivering the best to your doorstep.

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Spreaker

Create and share LIVE audio broadcasts on the go from your mobile device!

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Songza

Discontinued

Acquired by Google in July 2014, Songza will be merged with Small Google Play Music iconGoogle Play Music on January 31, 2016.

Working? Relaxing? At the gym? Songza plays you the right music at the right time.

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