8tracks

  • 8tracks Launches New iPhone App To Take On Pandora

    8tracks Launches New iPhone App To Take On Pandora

    Music startup 8tracks just released a major new version of its iPhone app. The 3.0 version comes with a completely redesigned interface, a simpler user experience and a new advertising strategy. At its core, it remains a laid-back radio service like Pandora or Songza, but with human-generated playlists. After launching the app, the music experience is slightly different. You are presented with… Read More

  • 8tracks Reaches 8 Million Monthly Active Users, Launches Xbox 360 App

    8tracks Reaches 8 Million Monthly Active Users, Launches Xbox 360 App

    Music startup 8tracks just released a new app for the Xbox 360. Live Gold subscribers will be able to play 8tracks playlists for free on their consoles. In other news, the service just reached 8 million monthly active users, representing 30 million hours of music streamed per month. As a reminder, its competitor Pandora announced during its earnings that its users now stream 4.54 billion hours… Read More

  • Streaming Radio Service 8tracks Relaunches On iPhone: App Rebuilt From Ground-Up With New Look, Better Music Discovery

    Streaming Radio Service 8tracks Relaunches On iPhone: App Rebuilt From Ground-Up With New Look, Better Music Discovery

    Streaming music startup 8tracks is officially relaunching its iPhone application today, which offers a much-needed (and really well done) user interface revamp. For those who remember the earlier version of the app out last year, it will be as if you’re getting a brand-new application altogether. 8tracks 2.0, as the update is being called, introduces a number of new components… Read More

  • 8tracks Brings Its Mix Tapes (And Curated Music Discovery) To The iPhone

    When it comes to finding new music, 8tracks has long been one of the cooler methods. Like the once too-popular Muxtape, 8tracks allows users to upload their own mp3s to make a virtual mix tape (of at least 8 tracks) that can be shared. It’s something that’s fun on the web, but seems like it would be even more natural as a mobile experience. And today, it finally is. 8tracks has… Read More

  • 8tracks: The "Legal Muxtape" That Continues To Thrive

    8tracks, the “legal Muxtape” that allows users to build playlists consisting of eight tracks and share them with friends, has launched a number of new improvements designed to flesh out the site beyond basic music playback. Users will now be able to use a Twitter-like “Follow” system to receive alerts when their favorite DJs post a new mix, and will also be able to see… Read More