Spotify is changing the game for the entire music industry. It’s free on PCs and tablets, but $10/mo if you want to fully use it on iPhone. It’s worth it. You can listen to full albums, and create playlists.
If you haven’t used Pandora by now, go turn your AM radio back on. Pandora uses music science to create stations out of a song or artist. You tell it what you like and what you hate. It learns.
SoundCloud is the audio player that has become a favorite of musicians and talk shows and podcasts alike. The iOS app gives access to favorites, playlists, trending audio, and lets you follow and listen with friends.
Tidal, the subscription-based music service backed by Jay-Z, offers high fidelity sound quality and high definition music videos along with access to exclusive tracks and albums. Subscribing to Tidal also nets you free music downloads across all devices.
Amazon Prime members have access to more than just free, two-day shipping. With Amazon Music, you can stream popular songs or download your favorite albums for offline playback.
Tabs & Chords by Ultimate Guitar
Aspiring guitarists will have their hands full with this app. With Tabs & Chords, you can quickly find sheet music for almost any song you can think of. Users can even upload their own versions of songs, which are then available for download with ratings and reviews.