turntable.fm

The Turntable wars were one of the more fascinating stories to emerge in 2021 startup land (though I suspect those involved might dispute the matter). After years away, the beloved…

Turntable LIVE (née tt.fm) raises $7M ahead of public launch

Amazon is said to be working on a live audio app that sounds like it will let anyone be the DJ of their own radio show — including music. It’s…

Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor may let you DJ your own radio show

You’d be forgiven for being confused. I’ve been following this story and am currently writing it and I’m still fairly confused. But Turntable (or tt.fm), not to be confused with…

Turntable.fm competitor tt.fm launches beta app for iOS and Android

Earlier this year, Turntable.fm’s founder Billy Chasen dusted off the old site and resurrected it for the pandemic age. I know I wasn’t the only one feeling a wistful pang…

Call it a comeback: Turntable.fm raises $7.5M

Earbuds, a new startup from Austin founded by former Detroit Lions lineman Jason Fox, wants to bring the power of social media to your eardrums. The company is one of…

Earbuds lets audiences stream the playlists of athletes, entertainers and each other

Want to rock out together even when you’re apart? Spotify has prototyped an unreleased feature called “Social Listening” that lets multiple people add songs to a queue they can all…

Spotify is building shared-queue Social Listening

9/28/15 UPDATE: According to a blog post on its site, Plug.dj has shut down as of 3PM PT. A playlist export tool is available. Thank you for the fun! We’ll…

UPDATED: Turntable.fm Clone Plug.dj Has Shut Down

No ProTools, no record players, no DJ skills required. With Crossfader, you just swipe between songs, pick two you like, and tilt back and forth to mix them into a…

Be A Mashup DJ With Turntable Founder’s Crossfader App

Today, Turntable.fm has announced that it will shut down its ‘virtual dj’ product entirely to focus on its new Turntable Live platform, which attempts to replicate the ‘being there’ experience…

Turntable.fm Shutting Down So Company Can Focus On Turntable Live Events Platform

Today, Turntable.fm’s latest mobile venture is launching out of beta as a free iOS app to the public. Music lovers, meet Piki.fm. Piki.fm is the asyncrhonous counterpart to Turntable.fm’s real-time…

Piki.fm Goes From Beta To Public As TurnTable Launches Its New Social Network For Music Lovers

Turntable today introduced Piki, a Pandora-like, human-powered radio app combined with powerful Twitter-inspired social features. With Piki, the most impressive part is that Turntable is one of the first music startups to…

Meet Turntable’s Piki, The First Music App To Do Social Music Sharing Right

Turntable.fm, my music streaming service of choice, just updated its platform this morning. Along with a cleaner, much more sleek interface comes the ability to host huge rooms of listeners.…

Turntable.fm Moves The Concert From A Club To A Stadium

Electronic dance music (EDM) is all the rage with kids born after 1990 (Generation Z), and Turntable.fm founder Seth Goldstein is bringing the scene online. Today he launches DJZ, a…

Turntable.fm Founder’s New DJZ Dance Music Site And DJZtxt App Will Make Your Eyes And Ears Bleed

The appeal of social music platform Turntable.fm has been its synchronous music listening in public dance rooms. Anyone can become the MC, playing the tunes and playlists of their choice,…

Rep Your Favorite Startups In Turntable.fm With Stickers For Your DJ Laptop

From the outset, the biggest appeal of social music platform Turntable.fm has been its synchronous listening in public rooms where anyone can become the dee-jay. Of course, turn back the…

Licensed To Spin: Turntable.fm Inks Deals With The Big Four

Regardless of where you stand on the SOPA battle, you’ve got to agree: seeing what seems to be the entire Internet come together to stand against something is incredible. Each…

Turntable.fm’s Anti-SOPA Message Is Subtle, But Wonderfully Symbolic

“I’m flattered Facebook was inspired by turntable.fm and created a listen together feature” says co-founder Billy Chasen about Facebook’s new synchronous music listening and chat feature Listen With. Chasen tells me “I look forward…

Turntable.fm Founder Says He’s Flattered By Facebook Listen With, But They’re Different

The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to…

Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

Having launched two companies that have gone in dramatically different directions; one’s secured $7-million in funding (Turntable.fm) and another ceases to exist (Stickybits), Turntable.fm’s Billy Chasen wraps his Founder Stories conversation by lending…

(Founder Stories) Turntable.fm’s Billy Chasen: “Whatever It Takes, Get That Product Out There”

In episode I of Chris Dixon’s Founder Stories interview with Turntable.fm’s, Billy Chasen, Chasen said most of his investors backed Turntable’s transition from Stickybits to Turntable, with the exception being an investor who simply wasn’t a fan of the…

(Founder Stories) Turntable.fm’s Top Priority: “Nail Product & Fix Anything That Is Not Working”

When we first invited Billy Chasen to join us on Founder Stories he was working hard to make his startup, Stickybits a success. Turns out it never took off. But like many founders,…

(Founder Stories) Turntable.fm’s Billy Chasen On Closing Stickybits: “None Of Us Used The App”

As open nominations for the 5th annual Crunchies awards enters its final week (nominate here until Dec 13), it’s time to figure out which are the best startups and products…

What Are The Best Startups Of 2011? #Crunchies

For the past few months, few things on the web have been hotter than Turntable.fm. The Stickybits pivot got so hot, so fast, that a “trough of disillusionment” was inevitable…

Turntable.fm Is About To Rock An iPhone App; We Have Screenshots

Gillmor Gang 8.20.11 (TCTV)

10:00 am PDT • August 20, 2011

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Seth Goldstein, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — sat in awe of Apple’s massive hammerlock on the tablet market. What the New…

Gillmor Gang 8.20.11 (TCTV)

Have you noticed an uptick in the number of Tweets that mention Spotify, Turntable.fm or other music services lately? It’s all part of their diabolical plans. Online music services live…

In The Battle Of The Music Tweets, Turntable.fm Has More Klout Than Spotify Or Pandora

One of the most prolific vinyl collections belongs to a DJ who only surfaces every now and then. And when he does, legions of fans wait on baited breath, desperate…

The Underground Promise Of Turntable.fm

Although many investors are spinning for the chance to invest in Turntable.fm, the hot music startup has not yet picked a dance partner, despite reports to the contrary. Business Insider…

Although Many Investors Are Spinning, Turntable.fm Has Not Yet Picked A DJ

The New Early-Adopter Addiction: Turntable

5:47 pm PDT • June 8, 2011

Signing up for Twitter at South by Southwest 2007, I can remember those feelings of “Wow, this is going to be big.” That instant feeling of knowing you’re seeing the…

The New Early-Adopter Addiction: Turntable

Ever wonder how super angel and man-about-town Chris Sacca spends his Friday nights? Well, right now you can find him at Turntable.fm, a stealthy, you-can-only-get-in-if-you-know-someone online DJ party. I just…

This is How Sacca Spends His Friday Nights: Wearing A Space Helmet On Turntable.fm