How we delivered a beautifully streamlined app that gives music lovers a daily mix of the world's hottest new tunes.
Shadowglobe, and its global network of radio programmers, radio presenters and artists, wanted to provide music lovers with a stream of new songs they probably wouldn’t have heard before.
To do this they wanted to create:
- A cutting-edge mobile app updated with 10 tracks a day, providing listeners with a fresh selection of music that they could listen to whenever they wanted.
- Shadowglobe Radio - an online music stream which can be listened to from a desktop or a mobile app.
The project posed a number of requirements and challenges, something we’re always eager to tackle!
Artist information and images needed to be included for each track. It needed to be easy for listeners to share what they’re listening to via their social media networks. Adhering to DRM (Digital Rights Management) was vital. This meant tracks could only be listened to for a short period of time and available to buy via a link to iTunes.
We needed to design a beautiful, simple interface that mimicked the conventions of a typical music player whilst being optimised for mobile. It needed to be operable with just one finger.
The end result is a simple, beautifully designed intuitive interface that gives music lovers a daily mix of the world’s hottest new tunes. PhoneGap was our platform of choice for the mobile app development.
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