Some Hot Music Apps Worth a Look

The next big music conference on the schedule is SXSW in Austin, Texas, in March.  Preceeding the music madness, though, is the tech conference.  This event has become so huge that I’m told that it actually attracts more delegates that the music end of things.

What’s not in dispute is the fact that the SXSW Tech Conference is that it’s become THE place to introduce hot new products.  Twitter, for example, had it’s coming-out party at SXSW.  

So what might cool stuff might we expect this year?  These highlights come courtesy of

Audiovroom:  Music discovery “genie.”

ConcertCrowd:  A way to discover gigs by cool bands in your area.

OneSheet:  Website creation for bands made easy.

45 Sound:  A way to make fan-shot video and audio sound great.

Crowdstream:  A way for liked-minded fans to connect at gigs.

A full list can be found here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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