Aweditorium is a great music discovery app for iPad that launched two weeks ago, and I’ve been addicted to it since then. The app allows you to discover independent artists through a gorgeous “wall” visualization you can manipulate with your fingers. From my review:
So you have all these thumbnails on this digital grid / map, and you can tap around to load a specific song from a band you likely don’t know about. If you do know the artist, the experience is great nonetheless. This is the idea behind Aweditorium: you can listen to songs, byt why limiting the experience to just listening to something? Let’s put some additional information in there, and let’s forget about mimicking real-life objects. Let’s make it all be proud of being digital, meant for the iPad.
The latest 1.0.1 update doesn’t introduce much, except for the one thing I’ve always wanted from this app: background audio support. The app now apparently uses Apple’s standard media player and supports iOS 4.2 fast app switching to keep playing music even if you’re using another application. You can check out the other minor changes in the screenshot below.
Thanks, Aweditorium developers: from now on, your app will be running on my iPad all the time. Oh and by the way, go download it here. A must-have.