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Blog Profile / Indie Music Tech

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Archived Since:September 26, 2009

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Monster Records: 3d model puzzles from old vinyl records

A new Kickstarter project aims to make 3d model puzzles out of old vinyl records, from Ants to a Velociraptor. Currently, they have over 20 model designs, with plans for more, but they need your help in purchasing a laser cutter. All you have to do is back their creative project here with a minimal pledge, and you'll receive their first-run RecordMonster model puzzle.

Video Demo of Roqbot: a virtual, digital jukebox

Curious about Roqbot, a mobile application that lets you control the music in venues from your phone, then check out the demo they provided to IMT below. Essentially, Roqbot is a virtual, digital jukebox controlled from your mobile phone, allowing anyone in a venue to play and interact with the music that's available in the venue's sound system. Show More Summary

Share and Discuss Music with

Recently launched, enables users to easily share and discuss music with their friends. Shared songs can also be streamed via Grooveshark or YouTube. While has minimal features - it just launched, there are several apps focused on something similar, for example,,, and others. Show More Summary

Remix Artist Audio Clips with Remiix

The Remiix app for the iPhone and iPad allows users to remix parts of an artist’s songs in an unlimited number of unique combinations. Remiix contains the original, fully mastered audio clips, grouped into reels, with advanced functions...Show More Summary

Mougg: Store and Share your Music Library in the Cloud

Mougg is a web and mobile platform that allows users to store all of their music in the cloud and played back from any wirelessly connected device - just upload your music to Mougg, and you'll have access to your music from anywhere, and they've got great pricing as well. Below is a brief demo on uploading music to Mougg:

Video Interview with Morton Subotnick

Fascinating video interview from Motherboard with Morton Subotnick, one of the pioneers of the first analog synthesizer, and creator of the first all electronic album in 1967. According to Subotnick, "98 percent of all music that anyone experiences is through technology, with technology and because of technology."

Record, Save and Share Audio with TinyVox

Need a quick and mobile way to record song ideas? TinyVox may be the solution. Similar to Chirbit, TinyVox enables iPhone users to record high quality, short audio files, which can be saved, and/or shared on Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook. Download the free version here.

Tourbinder Launching at SXSW, a webapp that helps bands book smarter tours, will officially launch their service on St. Patrick’s Day during SXSW, and you're invited to their free party, which is open to all ages, and you don’t need a badge to get in. Show More Summary

Backup, Collaborate and Organize your Audio with Gobbler

Los Angeles based startup, Gobbler unveiled its cloud-based, secure backup and collaboration service for the pro audio community, yesterday at LAUNCH in San Francisco. Below is brief video overview and some of the initial features of...Show More Summary

Request Songs on Terrestrial Radio with Spins.FM

New York City based startup, Spins.FM enables users to request songs on terrestrial radio stations throughout the U.S. via Twitter and Facebook. Although the app is missing numerous stations, the concept is interesting and simple to use, but are the stations listening. Show More Summary

MusicSesh to Build Music Lesson Service

Boston startup, MusicSesh aims to create a music lesson service for artists and musicians to educate and teach fans, aspiring musicians and music enthusiasts how to play and read music to supplement their income. While I'm not sure how...Show More Summary

Over 70 Hacks Created During Music Hack Day NYC

Music Hack Day NYC was a big success this weekend, with over 70 hacks developed in less than 48 hours (brief summaries below). With almost two years of MHD events in over six countries and nearly a dozen cities, it's just a matter of...Show More Summary

SXSW Announces 2011 Music Technology Finalists

After reviewing more than four hundred submissions, the music tech companies below have been selected to present at this year's SXSW Accelerator. It was an honor to apart of this year's advisory board, and congratulations to all! Air...Show More Summary

Facebook Upgrades Artist Pages

If you have a band/musician page on Facebook, than you probably received their email detailing the new enhancements available for your page, including the following: showcase specific photos (great for displaying a recent show) additional...Show More Summary

Mobile Music Creation Made Easy with Sound Trends

Create, record, edit, mix/remix, mash and perform music on your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad with a suite of mobile music apps from Sound Trends. Below are video demos from three of their products (studio.HD, Looptastic Producer and Sound Warp): studio.HD: Looptastic Producer: Sound Warp:

FanDistro: Reward your Fans for Selling your Music

FanDistro, a new startup out of NYC aims to provide fan-based affiliate marketing services for bands, musicians and labels, helping them to increase their sales. According to FanDistro, by enabling fans to earn money from an artist's music and merchandise, they will become an Artist's most avid sales and marketing force. Show More Summary

Book Better Tours with Tourbinder

Tourbinder, a new private beta startup aims to streamline the booking process by helping artists and managers book and administer their shows/tours - from budgeting to venue suggestions and contracts. While I haven't seen their app,Show More Summary

5 Music Video Sites for Independent Artists

Music video discovery/streaming services are somewhat commodity services, as there are hundreds of sites independent artists can upload and share their music videos online, but many of these sites offer little differentiation with minimal reach. Show More Summary

Mufin Releases 3D Interactive Music Player

Earlier today, Mufin released its latest music player, and it's impressive with a number of new features and abilities, including: one click cloud-based music storage interactive 3D music collection visualizations intuitive and robust...Show More Summary

The National's Take on their Success

Below is an interesting video brief from CNN about The National's views on why they became successful:

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