Best apps that will keep you plugged-in with music !!

by July 23, 2014

Music DoodleNo matter to what extent a mobile phone develops, one feature that will never be taken away from a phone is music. Irrespective of where one belongs to and what one likes, music is something that every individual likes to indulge in. The choices may vary, but music is an assured formula to switch moods. Music lovers with smartphones can now get smarter by getting different music streaming applications on their phone and listen to their favorite number anytime and anywhere. With a number of applications available online, it’s a bit confusing at times to decide on which one to download so to make the job easy let us sneak into the features of some of the best apps available for music streaming.
gaana-android-app1Gaana
After being very popular among PC users, this app has now won hearts via smartphones. Available on Android, iOS, WIndows Phone, and BlackBerry, this app gives access to music in 21 languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, and Telugu. For classic Hindi movie song lovers, this is a great app. Apart from letting you create playlists or search for a specific song, this app also has a smart recommendation engine that will help you find interesting songs and recently the app got updated for letting you watch videos and read the lyrics of the song being played.
rad.ioRad.io
This app is an apt one for the lovers of world music. With its feature of an alarm clock, one can wake up to good music. Available on smartphone platforms such as Android, iOS, and Windows phone, this app lets you sort stations using simple criteria such as top 100, genre, topic, city, country, or language, and also helps you find out what is on air at the moment.
raagaRaaga
Another app that was hit among the PC lovers is now familiar with smartphone users. A recommended app for tuning into Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam and Bhojpuri songs, this app offers songs of 18 languages. Available on android, iOS and Microsoft phones, this app also gives an access to My Raaga- which includes saved playlists.
nokiamixradioNokia Mix Radio
A Lumia exclusive app, which android and iOS users cannot enjoy, Mix Radio is the best app for Lumia users. In this app, one can save the favourite songs and later playback in offline mode too. In India, 3 to 6 month free download can access to around 9 million songs but once this free subscription ends, to use the app one has to pay Rs 283 for 3 months.
tuneinTunein Radio
Another app for world music lovers, this is one of the most stable online radio app for smartphones. One can browse through over a 1000,000 live stations of various genres along with few not-that-known Indian channels. Be it music, sports, news, talk, or comedy streaming from any continent, one can access them all using this app. Besides, this app also lets you choose from over a million podcasts.


Further reading: Music streaming apps