Twitter has today launched its music app for the whole wide world to use. Twitter #Music can be accessed at music.twitter.com and there's a separate app for iPhone as well. It's based around discovering new music, of course, and seeing what music is popular on Twitter in real time. You can listen to music in Spotify or Rdio with the user interface, and buy music on iTunes as well. Play around with the new service and let us know your thoughts in the replies.
Today, we're releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter. It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and...
Well, there was certainly some drama last night: Travis Barker (Blink 182) and AJ Maddah (promoter for Soundwave, which Barker is not playing) really had it out on Twitter. A lot of accusations were thrown around, by both sides, before they finally got on the phone and declared it was a "huge" misunderstanding. The post that started it all was an instagram from Travis to his fans apologizing for missing the Australian tour.
Chirpify (the service that lets you sell stuff through Twitter) has launched #ChirpifyLovesMusic campaign to offer indie-musicians their service for free - for life. Check out the full press release in the replies and get more information, here.
For Today's Mike Reynolds sent out a series of tweets claiming there is no such thing as a gay Christian. You keep on preaching all about that love and respect, Mike.
Update: Futhermore, Stick To Your Guns drummer George Schmitz has stated that the band will never tour with For Today ever again. You might recall Stick To Your Guns supporting For Today on the band's "Fight The Silence" headliner in 2012. - JD
We've got a great staff here at AP.net and today I wanted to take a moment to first thank them for being amazing, and second compile a list of all the different ways you can follow your favorite staff members around the interwebs. Be it their personal blogs, twitter, facebook, or a variety of other social mediums - it's a great way to stay up to date on their latest postings here, and their musings on a variety of other topics. So, if you check the replies you'll be able to stalk ... er ... follow the staff!
Twitter (and AP.net) user ivogoossens is attempting to build a book of "punk rock wisdom" quotes and would like your help putting it together. Basically, he'd like your favorite song lyrics/quotes that contain "wisdom" from any band that is kind of related to this scene. From AFI to Fall Out Boy, to Misfits, Ramones, Social Distortion, All Time Low, Yellowcard. So, if you've got one - tweet at him!
Long time friend and The Militia Group CEO, Rory Felton, has joined local start-up Chirpify to help musicians sell music and merch on Twitter. Check the replies for a write-up about the new service. Sounds pretty interesting and might just be something to keep an eye on.
Blur has confirmed that they will debut their new double a-side single "The Puritan"/"Under The Westway" live from a London rooftop on Twitter on July 2nd. The songs will then be available for download and a limited edition 7" will be released on August 6th. Head to the replies to watch Alex James (Bass) reveal more details in an official video.
It looks like Blur are set to premiere new material on July 2nd at 7:15pm (GMT). Their official Twitter page posted this a few hours ago as well as a a picture, which can be seen in the replies, of some lyrics which are taken from a song Damon Albarn recently played live titled "The Puritan".