This week's Rethink Music conference kicked off with a weekend Hackathon, where participants built and presented 25 music "hacks," or hastily-created apps, at Microsoft's New England Research and Development Center (a.k.a. N.E.R.D). Here then are the winners, including the Kinect Bomba, a concert playlist generator, and perhaps most useful to parents: The Byrds and The Bee Gees app that helps parents have that talk...
This week's app survey is about music-making apps. The roundup includes a sample machine allowing users to make their own hits, an app that finally brings Google Music and Apple together, and yes, the app you've all been waiting for -- a Musical locater for channeling your inner Broadway star.
This Week In Music Apps: Sync:stream lets users play their favorite songs through their game consoles or computers, MoBeat provides the tools to make the perfect retro synth song, and Facebook gets further intergrated into the social network with music.
This Week In Music Apps: muiXmatch for Apple iOS lets you match lyrics to songs, Mufin Player Pro for Google Android can help redefine your music listening experience, Spotisquare for Web Apps combines Spotify and Foursquare functionalities, and more
Each week, "This Week In Music Apps" offers a selection of the week's most promising music apps, for Apple iOS, Google Android and web. Included this week are VinylLove Pocket, Say What!?, Caustic, iClassics, eMusic Radio Beta and much more.