When you have a digital music collection consisting of thousands of artists, it can often seem like a hard task keeping track of the newest releases from each of them (unless we’re dealing with that Elvis guy, of course – something tells us he won’t have that many new albums in the pipeline. Not until the perfection of pop star cloning, at any rate). Sure, you could set a Google alert or something similar for every name stretching from Abba to Zappa, but that would be a hell of a lot of notifications to browse through over your morning coffee.
That’s where Sound Calendar – the intriguing new app from Harmonic – comes in. Either by letting it scan your iTunes library or by entering the names of artists manually, Sound Calendar will automatically keep you up to date on all the latest new releases from your musicians of choice, also allowing you to expand your musical horizons by discovering all sorts of related material too (side-projects, solo albums, collaborations etc).
In short – it’s like you have a personal servant who can look after that whole ‘internet browsing’ business for you, thereby granting you extra time to kick back and do the things you love. Y’know, like listening to great new music. Take a look: