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Discovr Music: A Look at the Music Discovery App for iOS

Discovr Music screen exampleToday I’m going to change things up a bit and share an app that while not specifically designed for musicians, it’s one music lovers – and those who are hungry for new music – will love.

Discovr Music is quite elegant, well designed and simple to use. You simply search for an artist that you like, and the app presents you with a constellation (of) of related artists.

You can pull and move these artist bubbles around, but the real fun happens when you start to click around.

Holding your finger on an artist will bring up various methods of simply playing that artist’s music. You can play their top songs, put them in a queue, play similar artists, queue similar artists or add that artist to your favorites list.

From within the audio player, you can also share that artist via email, Facebook, twitter or iMessage. You can also save an image of your artist map to your camera roll or clipboard.

Single tapping on a related artist brings up an extension to your constellation, adding more related artists.

Discovr Music screen example (play)Double tapping on any artist brings up a wealth of information about them including youtube videos (playable from within the app), biography, playable songs, related blogs found online, reviews, twitter feed, and links (which all load from within the app).

If you’re like me and have fun getting lost in YouTube as a way to find new music, you will absolutely love this app and will likely discover a whole world of new music to check out!

You might also check out Filter Squad’s other apps for other interests, which operate in a similar fashion: Discovr Movies, Discovr Apps and Discovr People (everyone on Twitter!)

Discovr Music is a universal app, designed for both iPhone and iPad and compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. The app requires iOS 5.0 or later and is iPhone 5. The app is available from the App Store for $1.99.