• Nu-Blu… there’s an app for that

    Pinecastle's Nu-Blu has announced the debut of a free smart phone app designed especially for bluegrass lovers. It is available now for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in the iTunes App Store. Development is nearly completed for an Andriod version, which

  • iTunes bluegrass landing page

    Regular iTunes users with a taste for bluegrass have noted the fact that Apple shows no special love for our music. Despite repeated requests from bluegrass labels, Apple has yet to create a "genre" listing for bluegrass, or a separate

  • Tune up with your iPhone

    If you'd like to train yourself to tune your instrument by ear, your iPhone can help. Stanton Studio, LLC has recently released a new iPhone App called ToneTune for just this purpose. With over 60 unique tunings for an impressive list

  • Bluegrass Country for your iPhone

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country has just released an application for the iPhone, offering one-touch access to the 24/7 online bluegrass channel. It was developed for Bluegrass Country by Jacobs Media, who specializes in "stationalized" radio apps for the iPhone. The app is available

  • A Songbird of a different color

    As an unashamed Mac user, I love iTunes. In fact, I rarely listen to music (for pleasure) outside of the iTunes/iPod environment. I like the ease and convenience of iTunes for listening to whatever music strikes my fancy at the

  • Is iTunes number one?

    In late February we posted the news that iTunes had moved into the number two position in the ranking of the top music retailers in the US. The same group (NPD) has just released a new report for the first

  • iTunes advances to number two

    The NPD Group released a new report yesterday detailing the changes in music consumption among U.S. music buyers during 2007 (report) The report claims an overall increase in music acquisition of 6% for the year, while stating a decline in "average

  • iLike and iTunes means more music

    I'm sure many of you are already familiar with iLike, and most with iTunes, but for those who aren't I thought I'd share. iLike is a social networking site that revolves around music. But the site isn't where the magic is.

  • Sell your video in iTunes with TuneCore

    It can be argued that a music video is a good promotional tool. And while that may be true, bluegrass artists seeking to get a video out to their fans have quite probably felt some frustration. Youtube and other online

  • The Bluegrass Elvises

    In the midst of the inescapable media coverage last week marking the 30th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, here's a story you might not have seen. Bluegrass singer/songwriter Shawn Camp and rockabilly singer Billy Burnette have joined forces to