Play.fm, the cloud music platform for DJ mixes and other live recordings, has got pretty serious about mobile today by launching simultaneously on Android, iOS and Windows phone 7. However, this is about consumption of Play.fm’s 30,000 strong library of DJ sets not an app to actually make recordings, so in that sense we’re not talking about a SoundCloud competitor and the like.
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Last night saw the closing of a 3-day-event called STARTEurope, in Vienna. Comparable to the recent Launch48 in the UK, it gathered entrepreneurial minds, developers, investors and a bunch of Wanna-bes to build and extend startups. Over the course of the weekend startups were able to exchange with business people, other startups and ultimately had to present what they were able to achieve and… → Read More
I’m a Web fanatic, I admit. But you probably already knew that… My work environment has been completely web based for years now. The same applies to my music. Like many people, I used to download music from Kazaa or eMule (Yeah, I know some of you still do). Most of the time now, I listen to music on the web and don’t have any need to download it. My laptop benefits the most from this… → Read More
There’s no shortage of websites that enable you to tune into electronic music streams (Digitally Imported leaps to mind), but that doesn’t mean there’s no way to better the offering. Just take a look at Play.fm for example, which we covered favorably earlier this year when they launched their public beta.
I’ve fiddled with the beta version a few times before, but I’m happy the Vienna, Austria-based startup is now ready to release its eponymous service, Play.fm, publicly so I can finally tell you about it, too. Yes, it’s another online music startup, but worth a second look if you want my opinion.
Here’s how the young company pitches the service (it’s hard to categorize in a short… → Read More