To enhance your music discovery, Rhapsody has announced the launch of a new free music app for Android called SongMatch which identifies the songs you are playing on your device by listening to them. SongMatch is able to identify and suggest new music by using Gracenote's audio waveform fingerprint technology (MusicID) to sonically identify songs rather than use just simple metadata tags -- similar to other services like Shazam and Soundhound.
The good news is that you don't need to be a Rhapsody customer to use it, but subscribing enables you to listen to full-length songs; download them for offline listening, and build up a playlist of your discoveries automatically. Paul Springer who is the worldwide product and design SVP at Rhapsody said in a press release, "Our customers are music lovers who tell us they use a variety of mobile apps to solve their listening needs and discover new music, but they get frustrated with advertisements and the lack of full playback. We built Rhapsody SongMatch to seamlessly integrate with our core experience to connect the fun and convenience of mobile apps with full on-demand playback for both subscribers and new customers."
You can download the SongMatch app for free via the Google Play Android store or Amazon App Store.
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