SoundHound ∞ - Music Discovery & Hands-Free Player

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    SoundHound ∞ - Music Discovery & Hands-Free Player

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    SoundHound ∞ - Music Discovery & Hands-Free Player's review

    Published: 2014-11-28, by Peter Warrior.

    SoundHound recognizes the song is playing or you're humming.

    • Amazing results
    • Helps its developer
    • Lots of info provided

    "NanananaI've got it at the tip of my tongue!"

    This is not the first application that attempts to recognize the songs that sound around. But it is the first to get it well and really fast. A few seconds are enough to give you the information in a very comprehensive: album, lyrics, artist, whatever, everything.

    We've made the first test with a song of a well known Finnish group, moving the phone closer to a baffle. Four seconds later we had the song's name, group, album, year and lyrics. Then we decided to increase the difficulty, humming a song to the phone instead. We picked "When the saints go marchin' in". We had to try it twice because everybody was laughing around, but at the end SoundHound decided that was Louis Armstrong's who was humumuming so bad.

    You can also check a title or band name out by making searches speaking and read biographies. Also if you want to, your location is saved along your request, so you can remember where you heard this or that song. Finally, you can redefine controls to start recording pressing a hardware button instead of tapping the screen.

    This paid version hasn't ads and helps its developer. In any case, unlimited use and results have been very satisfactory. It has become an instantly must-have.

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    by Peter , Appszoom

    Nov 28, 2014


    Music Discovery, Identification, & Voice-Controlled player
    300M+ downloads, billions of songs discovered.

    Hey, what song is that? SoundHound 8 makes it simple to discover music playing around you. Whether you’re in the car or out and about, open the app, hit the big orange SoundHound button, let your phone listen for a few seconds, and we’ll tell you exactly what’s playing! Some folks have called it pure magic, and we tend to agree.

    Look! No Hands! SoundHound comes equipped with “OK Hound…”, an incredibly powerful way to interact with SoundHound through your voice. “OK Hound…” can help you navigate the app, discover new music and playback songs hands-free. Simply say ‘OK Hound...’ from any screen and say a command!
    Hey DJ, turn it up! Discovering new music is only half the fun of SoundHound. We’re music lovers too, so we’ve created an incredible experience for you to relive your discoveries with our music player. Connect your Spotify account to listen again, build playlists, explore music across genres, and find new favorites - all with real-time, karaoke-style lyrics through LiveLyrics. Don’t have a Spotify subscription? No sweat, we have you covered with our free, built-in YouTube player.
    This is your music journey. Every song you discover will be kept in your own personal history. Look up where you heard that song on your Music Map. Want to keep all your devices in sync? Be sure to register for a free SoundHound account!

    Still curious about SoundHound? Here’s everything you need to know!

    • Tap the SoundHound button in the app to discover music playing around you! We’ll let you know everything about the song including title, artist, album, and lyrics!
    • Have a song stuck in your head? Press the SoundHound button, sing or hum the tune and we’ll do the rest!
    • Keep track of all your discoveries in your own personal history
    • See the hottest new music across Genre, Global, and Popular charts
    • Find out what’s being played near you and around the world with our Music Map

    • Songs you discover can be played back for free via our built-in YouTube player
    • View lyrics when playing back a song from YouTube
    • SoundHound comes with ‘OK Hound…’, an incredibly fast and accurate way to find great music with your voice. Hound is built with natural language understanding, so speak like you would with a friend.
    • Simply say ‘OK Hound....’ from any screen or tap the microphone on the play page. Once you see the listening panel, you can follow up with commands including:

    App Navigation
    ‘OK me my discoveries’
    ‘OK Hound...Show me what I can say’
    Music Discovery
    ‘OK Hound...what’s that song?’
    Song Playback
    ‘OK Hound... Play Hello by Adele’
    Lyrics Search
    ‘OK Hound... Show me lyrics to Castle on the hill’
    Top Charts
    ‘OK Hound...Play today’s top songs’’
    Add to Spotify Playlist (registration required)
    ‘OK Hound...Add this song to my playlist’

    • Build personalized playlists through Spotify (SoundHound account and music subscription required)
    • Access Spotify playlists for a richer playback experience through SoundHound
    • View and interact with real-time, moving lyrics for your songs with LiveLyrics(r)
    • Keep all of your discoveries in sync across multiple devices

    • Share your music discoveries to Facebook, Twitter, messaging services and email!


    • Top 10 Must-Have iPhone Apps - Bob Tedeschi, NY Times
    • Best Music Engagement App - BILLBOARD Music App Awards
    • Essential iPad App - "Seriously fast" - John Herrman, Gizmodo
    • "Genius, isn't it?" - B.B.C. World Radio
    • "This is amazing... insane, right?" - David Pogue

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    Users comments for SoundHound ∞ - Music Discovery & Hands-Free Player

    Mike Ellis

    by Mike Ellis

    Jan 09, 2018  |  "Good"

    Im annoyed I had to make an account to see my history after paying 3x more than the Shazam app. Totally unnecessary. Make it clear what "features" paying for the app will get you if you are STILL going to lock us out of the history without an account. You also never need my location so stop makes me question giving you access to my microphone.

    Matt Wilcock

    by Matt Wilcock

    Jan 07, 2018  |  "Poor"

    All the gimmicks+ fancy features in the world are useless if it doesn't identify a song . Recently it fails more often than it succeeds .

    Jon-Paul Berexa

    by Jon-Paul Berexa

    Jan 05, 2018  |  "Awesome"

    Worth the upgrade, makes the best music identifier even better.

    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Dec 31, 2017  |  "OK"

    Not quite sure what's happened to this app. Often doesn't find even well known songs while Shazam does. They really need to ditch all the social media stuff and a timeline etc. Could have a better user interface too.

    lionel o'connor

    by lionel o'connor

    Dec 27, 2017  |  "Good"

    Just got infinity app. Now both SH app's are on my device? What's your email address?

    Javier Govea

    by Javier Govea

    Dec 23, 2017  |  "Poor"

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