Win a road trip to anywhere in the world to see your favorite band by creating the winning mashup in the just announced Rhapsody Web Services Contest. RealNetworks Rhapsody is one of the key players in online music subscription market with over 2 million tracks in their library and flat pricing model at $9.95 a month.
The Rhapsody web services API has just been upgraded with new features and allows developers to integrate free playback of full-length tracks and Internet radio stations directly into their applications. This is a much more open approach than we’ve seen so far with iTunes.
Judging criteria is fairly open so there’s lots of room for creativity. Judges include myself, Brady Forrest from O’Reilly Radar, Bill McAleer from Voyager Capital, and Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures. Contest ends October 16th. Winners to be announced at the Web 2.0 Conference in November.