Tag Archive: Music


Snatch an Amazon Echo Dot for only $1 with a Music Unlimited membership

It’s hard to find a better deal than this on the newest edition of Amazon’s smart speaker.

Through November 13, Amazon is giving customers the perfect excuse to sign up for its Music Unlimited streaming service. Right now, you can get the newest Echo Dot smart speaker for only $ 1 when you signup for a new Individual or Family Music Unlimited plan at $ 7.99 or $ 14.99 monthly, respectively. That means you could snag a  [Read More…]

Amazon’s best early Black Friday deal is 4 free months of Music Unlimited

Turn Alexa into your personal DJ with this limited-time offer from Amazon

If you’re currently an Echo device owner not utilizing the Amazon Music Unlimited service, you’re seriously missing out. With a membership, you’ll have access to over 50 million songs, including the most beloved classics and current jams, that you can stream wirelessly to any Echo device by simply asking Alexa. The service is available at a more affordable monthly price than its competitors such as  [Read More…]

Audeara A-01 headphones review, how a headphones with a hearing test affects your music

The Audeara A-01 headphones are an ambitious project from two Australian doctors with a goal to provide better-personalized audio for every ear. They tackled this problem by using their medical background to create a pair of headphones and an app that tests your hearing.

After testing, it then uses this information to customize the sound specifically to your ears. In theory, this sounds amazing and after raising $ 100,000 within the first hour of launching on Kickstarter there are big  [Read More…]

New Curry’s ad summons Christmas music on Google Homes

“Hey, Google…. play some Christmas music.”

Curry’s new Christmas ad upgrades the idyllic, Dickensian scenes of the season with some high-tech toys, and it’s quite a cute ad to my holiday-happy mind. However, many users likely aren’t getting to actually watch the ad as they scramble to shut up their Google Homes and Google Assistant-enabled devices after the ad’s first words start summoning holiday playlists.

Our new 2018 Christmas TV advert is here! The Magic of  [Read More…]

Learn music production from Ableton pros for only $29

With the popularity of YouTube, everyone’s an artist nowadays, but you’ll quickly notice (after the hundredth cover of some Bruno Mars song) that few “artists” know much about production. And, believe it or not, there’s still a market for qualified producers, especially as more and more people independently record and release their own music. The key to producer greatness, however, involves learning from the best — from beginners’ stuff to the advanced.

With a Lifetime membership to Noiselab,  [Read More…]

Best alternatives to Amazon Music Unlimited

It’s written right in my bio: if you see me without headphones, run. Through years of heavy usage of music apps and services of all kind, I’ve taken stock of the streaming music services available today. Amazon Music Unlimited is quite the capable music subscription, but if you find yourself wanting something more — or if you’re an Amazon subscriber looking for a replacement for the music locker Amazon is retiring — here are the streaming music subscriptions  [Read More…]

Which smart speakers work with Amazon Music Unlimited?

Best answer: Amazon Music Unlimited is supported on all Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, as well as certain third-party speakers from Sonos, Bose, HEOS, Bluesound, and Play-Fi.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen) ($ 150)

Alexa-enabled speakers are your best option for Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Music Unlimited is a subscription service that gives you access to tens of millions of songs, as well as playlists and personalized “radio” stations. Of course, your best  [Read More…]

Can Amazon Music Unlimited’s discounts beat YouTube Music’s selection?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. After years of using, abusing, and testing music services of every kind, we can say for certain which service is best for you.

YouTube Music

Bigger (beta) Selection

$ 12/mo at YouTube

Pros Truly unrivaled music database powered by YouTube. Easy controls and playlist sharing. YouTube Premium unlocks features in six apps. Cons Still working out a lot of bugs. Features needed before  [Read More…]

Is Amazon Music Unlimited really a better deal than Spotify?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We understand that music is the soundtrack to our lives, and we want to make sure you get the best deal.

Spotify Premium

Awesome Algorithms

$ 10/mo at Spotify

Pros Top-notch subscription catalog. Best-in-class playback handoff between devices. Generous bundle options available, especially for students. Cons 10,000 song library limit is easier to hit over time. No cloud integration for purchased or uploaded  [Read More…]

Enjoy your music with the $299 Bose QuietComfort 35 II wireless headphones

Active noise cancelling and great sound.

The Bose QuietComfort 35 II wireless headphones are down to $ 299.99 in Black and Silver on Amazon. Headphones like this don’t drop in price because when you’re the best at something, you make the people come to you. That’s just a law of nature. The only other deals we’ve seen on the Series II have come through eBay’s site-wide sales that just happened to work on these headphones. They don’t usually drop  [Read More…]