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 receives the Editor’s Choice award on the Google Play Store

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Editor’s Choice is a specific section on the Google Play Store; reserved for a collection of the very best apps, hand-picked by the store’s Editors. Getting a spot here is notoriously difficult as the Store has high standards and a number of quality guidelines that an app has to meet in order to be considered. According to the Google Play store’s website: “Editor’s select apps based on their ‘quality and great user interface, long-term popularity and innovative use of Android features!” Taking all of this into consideration you can understand how delighted we were when […]

Soundwave co-Founders nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year award

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Team Soundwave is delighted for our co-founders Brendan O’Driscoll, CEO and Aidan Sliney, CTO because this morning the guys have been short-listed in this year’s Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Go team! This announcement from Ernst & Young is a massive pat on the back for our founders who have worked very hard to bring their initial idea through to concept and launch. Since launch in June 2013 Soundwave has accomplished some great milestones and this is one milestone that we are very proud to have achieved. To find out more about […]


As the iOS 8 announcement approaches – Soundwave takes a look back on the success of iOS 7

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At Soundwave HQ we love a good countdown and we’re excited that the countdown to June has begun! In exactly one month the Worldwide Developers Conference 14 (WWDC 14) commences and brings the highly anticipated announcement of iOS 8. Thinking about all the exciting prospects of iOS 8 has brought Team Soundwave into reflection mode and we’re reminiscing about the launch of iOS 7 and the impact it had on the Soundwave iPhone app.  As we cross off the days to our 1st Birthday it’s important to us to recognise the milestones that we have achieved […]

Soundwave Android team wins Google’s ‘Top Developer’ Award!

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Soundwave HQ is full of handshakes, high-fives and even some pretty big bear hugs today because our very own Android Development team have just won Google’s ‘Top Developer’ Award! Google do not award this status to just anyone – they hand pick developers that they feel are ahead of the curve and committed to launching high-quality, innovative apps and we’re pretty chuffed to have these awesome developers on our team. Our CTO, Aidan Sliney believes that this award is ‘proof and recognition of the decisions we have made and the resource we put into our Android development’. Sliney […]