Dead of the Day

Dead of the Day

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

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Fetch the Dead Of The Day, from thousands of concerts made available on the Internet Archive by the Grateful Dead and their fans. The Dead Of The Day app provides a simple interface to stream music from the most extensive collection of live recordings ever assembled.

At the push of a button, the app selects and streams a song from a concert played on the current date, week, or month from among the band's 30 years of touring. The simple media player interface displays the concert venue, date, and song title, and lets you navigate through the music - pause and restart playback, skip or repeat songs, go to the start or end of a concert. You can set concert search preferences according to your taste - choose crystal-clear soundboard feeds or rowdy audience recordings, select from your favorite years and decades, pick a random song or listen to an entire concert. And save your favorites for repeated enjoyment.

Whether you're a die-hard Deadhead or just discovering the Dead, you're sure to enjoy thousands of hours of the best live music ever recorded.

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Recently changed in this version

FAQ has been updated to address some questions from users:
- How to close? Use the "back" button from the main screen
- How to save an entire concert as a favorite? The full concert info is saved whenever you save a favorite
- (etc.)
See http://jsevy.com/android/apps/deadoftheday/dead_of_the_day_faq.html

Version 1.1 addresses changes made in the Internet Archive search engine that caused some searches for concerts to fail.


Comments and ratings for Dead of the Day
  • (77 stars)

    by Jim Ciaccio on 10/11/2013

    Info is not always correct but who cares, the music ALWAYS smokes!

  • (77 stars)

    by Cheryl Nollan on 03/11/2013

    Love this! Makes me happy.

  • (77 stars)

    by Scott Sanowitz on 04/10/2013

    Best app ever

  • (77 stars)

    by D Reines on 16/08/2013

    My favorite. My I phone friends are jealous.

  • (77 stars)

    by Angel Renegade on 24/07/2013

    when I reach for some music and don't know what exactly I want, I let this app decide and it never steers me wrong (~);-}

  • (77 stars)

    by Mark Bray on 25/05/2013

    Awesome app.. would easily rate better if included widget with add to fav control and also sort for favorites either chronological or by rating or by help!!! Use this driving and feel awkward at moments!!! Pretty please!!! Amazing app nonetheless!!!

  • (77 stars)

    by Brian Horton on 03/05/2013

    Love it! All good recordings and the options are great