Track Album Releases Automatically - gHacks Tech News

Track Album Releases Automatically

The Internet can provide music fans with lots of information about their favorite artists including tour dates or upcoming albums. The website Muspy can help you with the latter by tracking the album releases of selected artists and sending out information whenever a new album release is announced.

The service requires registration which is a quick and painless process. After signing up and in artists can be added that the user wants to track. The database of artists and releases is directly taken from MusicBrainz which ensures that most artists will be found and can be tracked.

The releases of all entered artists can be tracked afterwards. Notifications can be received by email or RSS news feed if that is preferred. Additionally only certain release types (albums, singles, compilations, live etc) can be monitored.

Another interesting feature is that artists can be imported from Last.fm usernames. It does not necessarily have to be the user's account because all that is needed for import is the username and the maximum amount of artists that should be imported.

No advertisement is currently send with the emails or news feeds which one would almost except from such a service. Could be that the developers have plans to add links to shops at a later stage but even that should not be a huge drawback for the service.

Advertisement

We need your help

Advertising revenue is falling fast across the Internet, and independently-run sites like Ghacks are hit hardest by it. The advertising model in its current form is coming to an end, and we have to find other ways to continue operating this site.

We are committed to keeping our content free and independent, which means no paywalls, no sponsored posts, no annoying ad formats or subscription fees.

If you like our content, and would like to help, please consider making a contribution:


Previous Post: «
Next Post: »

Comments

  1. -=Ben=- said on November 12, 2008 at 5:02 pm
    Reply

    Muspy can even take in your Last.FM artists… WOW!
    Thanks!

  2. DOOOMKULTUS said on November 12, 2008 at 7:25 pm
    Reply

    Check out http://www.soundamus.net/
    much simpler.

  3. Anonymous said on November 13, 2008 at 9:42 am
    Reply

    Dooom

    Thanks for the recommendation! Awesome page.

  4. damiankrol said on November 14, 2008 at 11:29 pm
    Reply

    I wondering why Last.fm haven’t realized yet this could be useful on their website.

    Anyway, thanks for posting :)

  5. ulrich said on November 17, 2008 at 6:06 pm
    Reply

    You should also try http://www.albumreminder.com/
    It uses Amazon’s database, so no important album releases are missing.

Leave a Reply

Check the box to consent to your data being stored in line with the guidelines set out in our privacy policy

Please note that your comment may not appear immediately after you post it.