July 13, 2010

Vic Mahfood

This Day in Music

COST: $2.99
CATEGORIES: Education, Entertainment, Music, Native, Reference
..UPDATED: 7/28/10, VERSION: 2 -- RATING: N/A Stars..

Developer Snapshot: "This very cool little app gives you daily updates of all major music happenings, 365 days of the year. See what song was #1 on the charts on the day you were born."

Calling all music lovers and trivia fans... There's a new music app available that will blow you away with its sleek and ingenious package, including loads of music trivia, over 5,000 facts, from decades past to present. Most of us love good music and spend a large amount of time each day listening to our iPods. But how much do you really know about the artists behind those hit rock and pop songs? This Day in Music warrants our TRULY COOL seal of approval for its unique assortment of features. It is also now available on your iPad so you can truly enjoy it's uniqueness. Some of the musically enlightening elements of this app are as follows:

- This Day in Music
Your daily guide to the facts, the figures, the dates, the times and the places, and most of all the stars, that made rock and pop the most vibrant art form of the 20th and 21st centuries.

- On This Day
Major music happenings 365 days of the year.

- Music Quiz
A very addictive music quiz, with hundreds of questions.

- Birthday #1
See what song was #1 on the charts on the day you were born.

- Which Stars Share Your Birthday
See which pop stars were born on the same day as you.

- Music Trivia
Things you didn’t know, hundreds of music trivia facts.

So many features of This Day in Music impressed me, where shall I start? On opening the app, you will see headings such as: On This Day-A scrolling list of intriguing calendar events through the years gone past; Birthday #1-My all time FAVORITE section-displays a record player which actually moves to insert the old vinyl disk on the player, complete with scratchy sounds, when you select from 3 countries on which day you were born. It then shows you the hit of that day which you may e-mail to friends, or sent to Twitter or Facebook; Who Shares Your Birthday-Another scrolling list of artistes who share your birthday through past years; Things You Didn't Know-A sticky note pad with tons of incredible facts which were unknown to me; and Quiz-A challenging multiple choice game with questions about top pop music groups that may stump even the most loyal music fans.

The smart layout, the abundance of information related to the musical field and the cute gimmicks thrown in here and there all combine to make This Day in Music a top notch app. Amaze your friends and family with your newly acquired intelligence in all things musical from the 20th and 21st century with the intriguing This Day in Music.

--OS and Age Rating:  This app requires iOS 3.0 or later. iOS 4.0 Tested. Rated 4+.
--Tip/Tutorials: Note: This is a large app of almost 21 MB, chock-full of information, so be sure to download via iTunes sync. Visit This Day in Music to learn more about this app.
--Device: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
--Languages: English
--Developer Link: Music Sales Limited/Neil Cossar
--Twitter Link: @Thisdayinmusic
--Facebook Link: This Day in Music

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