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Shikumi Design's Kagura app

Intel app winner conjures music with a wave of the hand

Shikumi Design won $100,000 from Intel for its Kagura app, which could turn DJing into performance art.

Stream your favorite holiday music

Blast holiday tunes from one end of your home to the other with this helpful advice.

turntable closing

Party poopers: Turntable pulling the plug on

The impromptu-DJ service will have one final hurrah on December 2nd.



The end of an era: Winamp's shutting down

After a 15-year run that includes nearly a decade of obsolescence, the legendary Winamp media player soon will be no more.

Bing's music video search gets visual with hover-over previews and more contextual results

Hover-over previews now let you blare your tunes from directly within Bing's search results.

Soundodger+ Review: A much different—much better—way to play your music

Soundodger+, from developer Studio Bean, turns the rhythm genre from pure functionality into a work of art.

Sonos Play:1 review: A powerful gateway drug to the Sonos universe

The Play:1 lets you get your Sonos on for less than $200.


Rough surf: Audiosurf II returns with new twists and new troubles

Audiosurf II tweaks its signature style with a new game mechanic that’s sure to be polarizing.


Google to host star-studded, globe-trotting YouTube Music Awards on November 3

Move over MTV: The YouTube Music Awards are muscling in an the awards scene with help from Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Arcade Fire.