Just Play The Music! Multiple Sources Welcome: Toma.hk API

Candice McMillan, May 13th, 2013

Toma.hkFor music fans who enjoy listening to playlists on their laptops or desktops, Tomahawk is a music player with a few extra bells and whistles that may be of some interest. It’s an open-source, cross-platform music player, which means it enables a user to play music stored on their own hard drives as well as from a variety of other music sources like Spotify, SoundCloud, YouTube and more. The Toma.hk API makes this functionality available to developers or users to add songs to websites.

Spotify Metadata API Now Available at Mashape

Janet Wagner, March 29th, 2013

SpotifySpotify has just added the Spotify Web API to Mashape, a popular marketplace where cloud APIs can be distributed, monetized, managed and consumed. Developers can use the Spotify API to search and display data such as albums, artists and music tracks from Spotify’s vast music database.

Gracenote Launches Developer Program and Opens API to Spark Music Industry Innovation

Eric Carter, March 21st, 2013

GracenoteGracenote “touches hundreds of millions of music fans and TV viewers everyday. The Gracenote database is the largest source of music and video metadata on the planet, featuring descriptions of more than 130 million tracks and TV listings for 28 countries.” Recently, Gracenote launched a developer program that opened its Gracenote API to the developer community. The API delivers Gracenote’s rich music metadata to any connected app.

Appy Pie Adds SoundCloud and Beatport APIs to App Builder Platform

Eric Carter, March 19th, 2013

SoundCloudBeatportAppy Pie, cloud based mobile apps builder, has announced the inclusion of two new music APIs for its Do-it-Yourself mobile application platform. Integration with the SoundCloud and Beatport APIs will allow users to access their music libraries remotely without consuming mobile device memory.

Deezer Music Streaming Service Launches Developer Affiliate Program and Upgraded API

Janet Wagner, March 14th, 2013

DeezerDeezer, a web-based music streaming service company based in Paris, France, has announced the launch of an affiliate program for developers along with upgrades to the Deezer API.

Brush Up On Your Music Knowledge With The WhoSampled API

Candice McMillan, February 25th, 2013

WhoSampledFor music enthusiasts who thrive on insider knowledge and detailed music conversation, WhoSampled would be just their cup of tea. It’s basically an online community for discovering and discussing sampled music, remixes and cover songs. WhoSampled has partnered with The Echo Nest to provide the WhoSampled API that allows developers to access and integrate its functionality with other applications.

SongMeanings API: No More Broken Telephone Between Songwriters And Music Lovers

Candice McMillan, February 18th, 2013

SongMeaningsIsn’t it annoying when people get the words of a song wrong and totally miss the meaning? Or, ever wondered what the artist is actually trying to say in his/her intricate piece of musical wordplay? Well, SongMeanings is probably just the service you’re looking for. It’s an entertainment platform that allows users to follow their favourite artists as well as search for song lyrics and meanings, hopefully getting to the real messages that those artists were trying to get across. The SongMeanings API allows developers to integrate this functionality with other applications.

OneMusicAPI Simplifies Music Metadata Collection

Eric Carter, February 7th, 2013

Elsten software, digital music organizer, has announced OneMusicAPI. Proclaimed to be “OneMusicAPI to rule them all,” the API acts as a music metadata aggregator that pulls from multiple sources across the web through a single interface. Elsten founder and OneMusicAPI creator, Dan Gravell, found keeping pace with constant changes from individual sources became too tedious a process to adequately organize music.

Could You Be The Creator Of The Next Big Music App? OpenEMI Music API

Candice McMillan, February 6th, 2013

OpenEMI MusicEMI Music is one of the leading international music companies. An extensive list of some of the world’s most popular recording artists are represented on the company’s labels. Some of these artists include the likes of Lily Allen, Bat For Lashes, The Beatles, Beastie Boys, Luke Bryan, Coldplay, Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, David Guetta, Iron Maiden, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Massive Attack, Kylie Minogue, Katy Perry and Pink Floyd, just to name a few. EMI Music now provides the OpenEMI API that allows developers to¬†access this music content and integrate it with other applications.

SeatGeek Now Empowers App Event Recommendations Via API

Janet Wagner, February 6th, 2013

SeatGeekEvent ticketing service SeatGeek has made its internal recommendations service available in the SeatGeek API. Developers can now integrate the advanced recommendations functionality of the SeatGeek platform into websites and applications.

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