Last week on user-generated news site Reddit, a user posted the question, “What is the best website other than reddit?”. Thousands of people weighed in, and Grooveshark made the list! We’re honored. Thanks to our awesome users and the Reddit community for voting!
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Grooveshark is proud to be a featured partner of Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization that believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Habitat for Humanity builds and repairs houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. We’re chipping in and helping them create awareness about the need for affordable housing.
Grooveshark flew two of our top Broadcasters to New York City to experience live shows and meet artists during this year’s CMJ Music Marathon. Re-Live NYC’s biggest music festival through the eyes of Emmagician and Migmagnific in this four-part documentary. We’ll be releasing a new video each week, so be sure to follow along.
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CHAPTER 1: Arrival and Background
Everyday we try to get a little better. That being said, we have some awesome new updates and upgrades that were built with the intent of making you smile.
Aside from our home page being faster than it has ever been, we have also added some new perks for our Grooveshark Anywhere subscribers. Check ‘em out:
- Personalize your Grooveshark profile pages now with our new Customized Themes! Whether it is a picture of your favorite band, or a photo of Pookie, your pet Pomeranian, our new themes allow you to show the Grooveshark community more of your personality. Check out the video below to see how it works.
- We’ve brought back our Visualizers! And we’ve also added a few new styles for you to choose from. Next time you are jamming out to tunes on Grooveshark, just click open the dropdown menu under the Queue button and select Visualizers to start the show.
- Profile Cards! Peeking at different friends, and casual acquaintances on Grooveshark has become even easier with our new profile cards. If you are hanging out in a Broadcast , just click a user’s name to see their Followers, Broadcast Plays, and Top Artists!
Want to be part of what makes Grooveshark the best place to listen, share, and collect music on the web? Join your fellow Sharks who consistently provide us with important feedback and email your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Play, pause, and turn up the volume on your favorite Grooveshark playlists without ever touching your mouse, thanks to the technology of Leap Motion.
With the Leap Motion controller’s motion-sensor technology, Grooveshark users can navigate throughout their entire queue, enjoy their favorite playlists, and experience everything they love about using Grooveshark, without having to toggle between different windows, or dealing with clunky hardware.
Grooveshark’s new full-screen play mode for Leap makes multi-tasking even easier. Whether you are finishing up some Spring cleaning, or hosting a party, simply wave your hand in front of the device to keep the tunes going during your listening session.
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He was born in Canada, raised in Portugual, and currently resides in Finland. However, despite the fact that Miguel C. has experienced life around the globe, his history of travel is not the only attribute that makes this Shark a man of the world. With over 2,000 Grooveshark followers from around the globe, and over 700 listeners tuning into his broadcast daily, “Migmagnific" is the talent behind one of the most popular rock broadcasts on Grooveshark.
“…I used to listen to this old cassette from my father all the time, it had classic rock and blues on it. That was probably the biggest influence shaping my taste of music. Before Grooveshark I had only a few experiences as a DJ, I did a couple of parties for friends and one village party. I still remember the excitement and nervousness I felt on that village party, there was about 50 people.
When I discovered Grooveshark, I was happy to find out I could have the experience of being a DJ again. I never thought it would become such an important thing.”
After Getting ‘Pummeled’ By Lawsuits, Music Streaming Site Grooveshark Is Making A Comeback