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KCRW Launches Spotify App

KCRW is set to become the first American radio station to broadcast on Spotify. The station is taking its Music Mine iPad app and recreating it on Spotify. Instead of simply listening to KCRW music and having it disappear into the void, the Spotify app will allow fans to keep track of the music they hear and play it again whenever they please. The daily playlists of KCRW’s DJs will be available on demand, online.

“Spotify’s musical offerings are tremendous and as music consumers adapt this technology into their listening habit, KCRW will be right there offering a curated list of the best music from around the world,” says KCRW director of new media Anil Dewan.

KCRW would be the first station in the world to land on Spotify, but, we’re told,  ze Germans beat them to it a few months ago.

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KCRW Releases First iPad App

Music snobs, rejoice!

KCRW released their first music iPad app Wednesday called “Music Mine.”

If you don’t have an iPad, imagine a movable wall of music that features up to 100 artists and full shows from KCRW DJs. Fans of a specific artist can find video, photos and blog posts by using the app’s interactive interface, which was developed by Public Radio Exchange (PRX), and designed in collaboration with Roundarch, using The Echo Nest powerful music intelligence platform.

Simply put, it’s awesome (and free).

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