Music Tools: Listen Tracks Online, Access Music Remotely, Get Recommendations
In this post we are going to look into how to stream your music from work as well as music websites that let you create playlists from favorite tracks and access them from anywhere.
Moreover, we are going to recommend a couple of music services that will auto-play tracks similar to what you like.
(1) How To Access Your Music Library Remotely
Vibestramer is a nifty, ease-to-use piece of software that lets you (1)access your music remotely and (2)share it with friends. To get started you will need to install it, select the music you want to share and than create a user account which will be used to access your PC remotely.
Once that’s done you will be to access your music from other locations using systems’ IP address(ex: http://192.168.0.1:8081). Detailed step-by-step instructions can be found. Vibestreamer also installs a media player which lets you easily navigate and manage music when connected to it remotely.
(2) Create Personal Music Library Online
Couple of services that let you play favorite music online, create playlists and share them with others
Blogmusik – simple to use service with clean ipod-like interface
RadioBlogClub | – more complicated to use but let you share playlists with others
(3) Music Recommendation Services
Pandora – lets you create dynamic playlists (aka radiostations) by simply entering favorite song, artist or album. For instance, creating a radiostation using keyword “˜eminem’ produces a dynamic playlist with mainly hip hop artists including eminem.
Musicovery – there is no option to create playlists but on the other hand you can specify what you would like to hear by selecting genre (reggae, hip hop, pop, “¦), mood (energetic, calm, etc) and even indicate desired time frame (60s, 70s, “¦)