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Share music with the right people on Soundwave – by Jamie Spencer

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The Soundwave Music Discovery app has an extensive community of over 1 million users who love to chat and share new music! Our newest London brand ambassador Jamie has been active on the app for over 2 years and in that time, he’s built up an amazing network with music lovers from all over the world. Here’s what he had to say about his experience on the app:     As a new Soundwave roadie for London, I thought it best to dispel the myth right now… No – I don’t have to carry Soundwave‘s equipment […]

Midem Music Hack Day

Soundwave’s top 5 projects from the Midem Music Hack Day 2015

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The MIDEM music conference event was held last weekend. Our Soundwave co-founders Aidan Sliney and Craig Watson went along to attend the  hugely successful event! Make sure to check out Craig here speaking about the Internet of Music Things. Also in attendance, was our very own ‘Resident Hacker’ Hugh Rawlinson! Hugh took part in the Midem Music Hack Day where developers had only 48hrs to create a functional music app. You can see the full list of the hacks here but Hugh shares his top five picks from the event. Read to the end and you might […]

Soundwave office

4 Lessons From Working at a Tech Startup for One Week

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From time to time, we open up our Soundwave offices to young work experience students. This week, we had the delightful 2nd year business student Conor Hughes join our ranks to see how the magic happens. Here’s what he had to say on his time with us! Over the past week, I’ve been in the Soundwave office in Dublin getting some work experience. I must say that this office environment is quite different to anything I’ve experienced before! Rather than the incessant drone of the printer copying off endless pages of ink, or the mundanity you […]

Spotify Running - Context is the new genre of music

Context is the New Genre – Why it’s all about the Why!

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Written by Craig Watson Co-founder and COO of Soundwave Spotify’s recent press event was interesting for a number of reasons. Not only did it indicate the direction in which the company was going. It also highlighted a number of product releases which sparked varying reactions from the media. Content — they’ve confirmed that they will be including video, podcasts and news into their products. This is mostly what the press focused on (here, here and here). Running — they have developed technology that recognises your tempo while running and matches the song choice with that. This was mentioned only […]

Heathers at Soundwave

Offline – The best way to connect with your online community

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For the past four weeks, my work day at Soundwave has consisted of phone calls and emails to music management, bands and photographers. We had decided to host our first ever live music event with our office as the venue! We teamed up with Sofar Sounds — a brilliant group of people who’s mission is to bring the magic back to live music. They organise pop-up gigs in obscure places and for one event only, I joined the team to organise the biggest Sofar Sounds gig in Dublin yet! Let’s put this into perspective. Soundwave is a […]