Rdio Developer Blog
Jazzify, an event planner for the Montreal Jazz Festival, took first prize as that best use of the Rdio API. The application lets you preview artists performing at the Montreal Jazz Festival and build a custom schedule based on your tastes.
STM Live, an augmented reality Android application, allows the user to find your local Montreal Metro station. The application uses the Rdio API to play music to help you get through your daily commute.
Leagues, a mobile sports application, uses music from Rdio to get you pumped-up for the game.
Hollywood Hack Day
Hollywood Hack Day was a two day event hosted at io/LA in Hollywood California, two blocks from the famous Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. The hack day focused on both music and video applications. Rdio was well represented in the final presentations, but make sure to checkout the full list of projects.
Typing Karaoke won first prize for by mixing the Rdio Playback API and a song lyric API to create a fun karaoke game where you type the lyrics instead of sing them. The better you type, the more points your earn!
Social Jukebox won second prize and two sponsor prizes. The jukebox application allows users to submit song suggestions via SMS or email. They use Rdio for the playback and pass the audio through an interesting visualizer.
Bardio allows record store lovers to preview a purchase by scanning barcodes on the back of CDs. The scanned barcode is used to query the Rdio API and play the album.
Tune Clash allows pub trivia champions to show off their knowledge from the comfort of their home. The application uses the Rdio API to play a song while the screen prompted users to answer trivia questions.
Dance Party Gifs combines the music of Rdio with animated GIFs from Tumblr. Making for a hilarious and random jukebox worthy of any party.
#AutoTune makes it easier to crowd-source your next playlist. By posting a request to your Twitter feed, the application aggregates the replies into a playlist.
Lyricool is a fun game where you send a text message to complete the lyric of the currently playing song.
Mixxy aggregates and lets your create playlists across all your services, including Rdio. Think playlists are the new albums? Give Mixxy a try.