Music is the systemic arrangement of sounds.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
93 views

In iTunes, is there way to switch easily back and forth between tracks in two different playlists or library parts (say podcast and music)?

Use case: I often want to toggle between a podcast and a music playlist in iTunes. Say, while ironing I listen to a podcast, later when I do computer work I switch to music, then when unstacking the ...
4
votes
3answers
34k views

How do I get songs previously purchased on my old iPhone onto my new iPhone?

I just got a new iPhone as my old one was broken. My old one was a iPhone 4 and this new is a 4S. Now I purchased songs from on my old phone and when I look at these songs on the iTunes music store it ...
-1
votes
1answer
191 views

Can the 4th Gen iPod Touch really hold more songs with the same amount of internal memory?

I was price shopping for an iPod Touch and I came across this on eBay: All four generations are shown with 8GB of storage. The number of songs each can hold is shown as 1750, except the 4th gen. ...
0
votes
2answers
5k views

After iOS 5.1.1 my ipod doesn't list artists/albums in the correct order

Over the weekend I upgraded my iPod 3 to iOS 5.1.1 and jailbroke it. Today I noticed that artists and albums are not properly sorted and it doesn't display everything. However, all the tracks are on ...
1
vote
1answer
354 views

An iTunes Applescript that appends to tag only when it doesn't match part of the tag string?

I'm trying to find a way to add a keyword or group of words/tags/strings to a set of selected iTunes tracks if they haven't been added. A use-case would be to add extra metadata in a comment such as ...
0
votes
3answers
34k views

How can I move my iPod music to an iPad?

How can I get the songs out of my iPod and move them to an iPad? I thought I could just copy the music to my computer and then transfer it to the iPad, but didn't work (I couldn't see any music file ...
0
votes
0answers
187 views

iPhone 4S not always plays foreground app on external play command

I've got an older iHome iPhone dock model which, among other things, has an alarm clock feature that I use regularly with my iPhone 4S. My standard procedure for setting my alarm is this: I open the ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

How do I get iTunes to just play one album?

I'm new to iTunes and I was wondering how I get it to play just one album? At present I have "Grid" view enabled. I select the artist I feel like listening to, and it switches to Album by Artist view ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

Can I remove original music file after imported into iTunes w/ copy enabled

I've been putting all my music into a folder 'Music' then going to itunes and importing into library. The copy to itunes/media setting is enabled. Does that mean after the music is copied I can ...
0
votes
3answers
14k views

iPhone app that allows simultaneous playing of music to multiple devices

The idea is to use each iPhone as a speaker for one track of music. Picture it: you are in the park, having a picnic and you would like your music to be played louder. Why not sync all the iPhones ...
0
votes
1answer
593 views

iPad Music App Crashing

I have a first generation iPad 32GB WiFi model (MB293LL) running iOS 5.1.1. I haven't used the Music app for some time; I generally listen to Pandora. However, I recently bought some music on iTunes ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Does lossless audio over Apple AirPlay have preserved audio quality?

AirPlay is very convenient to bring up the sound on my big stereo speakers, but I am wondering whether the AirPlay protocol preserves audio quality, e.g. bitrate? I understand that if the WiFi is ...
-1
votes
1answer
55 views

Which iPad/OS X apps can be used to create music for a game?

Surprisingly many music applications are being available for iOS and (maybe) OS X. Are there ones that can be in fact used for game creation? I'm looking to create in-background music, and maybe ...
0
votes
2answers
7k views

Can I play YouTube video in background on iPad ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: An app to play youtube in background on ipad If I want to listen to a Youtube video and work on another app, such as Safari, is there a way for that audio to run in the ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

iOS 5 Music App: The circle with the small square in it next to the song title

I would like to know how to remove the songs with this shape next to their title because they seem to mess up the song play. When they appear the music app stops playing music...
2
votes
2answers
346 views

Is there a music application that integrates with iTunes and shows the waveform of the song?

I am looking for a music applications that integrates with my iTunes library and plays songs something like this: Playing a song: Screenshots from SoundCloud. I really want to be able to play a ...
0
votes
2answers
46 views

Is there an easy way to determine if a music video is available for a song in my iTunes music library in the iTunes Store?

I've got a lot of song in iTunes music library and would like to know for which songs there are music videos available. But, the only way I have found to do that is to manually search for videos for ...
1
vote
0answers
382 views

iTunes won't sync song

I have my iTunes library on my external hdd and added a track to an playlist. Everything goes and works fine in iTunes, I can play the whole song from begin to end (also in other applications on ...
6
votes
5answers
4k views

Merge multiple m4a files

Is there an easy way to do this? I have several folders with music files that I want to join. So it would be good if there is a batch solution to this problem.
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Some songs are skipped over/broken on my iPhone; how can I find these?

Sometimes when I go to play a song on my iPhone, it skips over it entirely and goes onto a song after it in the list. The same happens when I try and play it in iTunes directly from the device - it ...
1
vote
2answers
130 views

Getting music off an ipad into the computer

I just bought a new ipad, and need to move everything from the old one (an ipad 1) to the new one. I made a sync to the computer. Then made a restore to the new ipad. And then I found it did not copy ...
1
vote
0answers
75 views

Show and hide podcast art on iOS 5

As standard In the list of podcast episodes for a specific podcast in the music app, down the left hand side you can see a small preview of the cover image for the podcast. Somehow I've managed to ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Does my new iPad 3 have an audio input …?

I bought a Griffin guitar cable when I picked up my iPad 3. It plugs into the headphone socket which I assume is supposed to act as an audio-in jack. It didn't seem to work and after testing and ...
3
votes
2answers
134 views

Is it legal to use 2 authorized computers in different households?

I would like to share my music with my girlfriend. Can we share a single apple ID? What does the following really mean?: "Apple is the provider of the iTunes Service, which permits you to purchase ...
0
votes
2answers
130 views

Play music from Desktop?

I remember there used to be a play button on my music files on my Desktop. I would click it, and it would play that song without opening anything up. Now I can't. I have to make do with opening ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Is there a workaround to enable streaming music to multiple speakers from iOS?

It is well documented that you cannot stream to more than one AirPlay compatible device through iOS. (In an early developer build of 4.0 the functionality was put in but was taken out in the GM). I ...
6
votes
3answers
17k views

Export iTunes music library information (album, artist, track names) to CSV or spreadsheet format?

Is there a way to export album/track information from an iTunes music library into, say, a comma-separated values (CSV) file, or another spreadsheet-friendly format? I'd like to be able to grab a ...
2
votes
3answers
539 views

Apple lossless through iTunes Match to iPhone?

I have some songs that are encoded in Apple Lossless on my MacBook Air. They are in iTunes Matched. When I add the songs I get 256 kbps. I cannot add via iTunes because I have Match enabled. If I ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

CD digital audio ripping tool for OS X that has accurate extraction, error detection, and verbose reporting?

I'm almost ready to say I have found a good OS X replacement for every piece of software I use on Windows (excluding some Windows development tools), but there's still this gap to fill: For CD ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

Genius feature doesn't work on iPhone

I purchase all my music through iTunes, yet I can never get the genius feature to work on my iPhone 4s. Whenever I press the genius button in the music player it says "This song does not have enough ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

iPhone 4S using 3G to download songs from iCloud after iOS 5.1 update

I have a limited 3G plan on my iPhone 4S and I also have iTunes Match service. In order to keep the phone from downloading songs from iCloud, while under 3G connection, I had set 'Settings>Store>Use ...
3
votes
2answers
103 views

Is there a 'non-destructive' way to make mix cds in iTunes?

I am looking to collect a set of songs from my iTunes Library and build a custom playlist to eventually burn onto a CD. I want the songs to be in a specific order and have the same album title when ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

How to listen to iTunes library stored on Time Capsule on iOS

I know that storing the iTunes library on a Time Capsule isn't recommended as it won't be backed up. But with iTunes in the cloud and iTunes Match this isn't as big a deal. So I figured I'd move my ...
4
votes
1answer
15k views

iOS 5 Music App Grey circle with a square inside it next to the song title - what does it indicate?

I had a few problems downloading a few tracks from the iTunes store direct to my phone. As a result I seem to have placeholder versions of the songs that will let me stream them but not play them. In ...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

All Music Off iPhone

I have an iPhone 4S, and I recently upgraded to Spotify Premium (it's awesome) and want to clear all the music off my iPhone (through the normal iPod app). Thing is, I use iTunes Match so plugging ...
1
vote
2answers
14k views

How can I put my music on dropbox without moving the iTunes folder

I want to copy just my music (not films/tv/etc, so I cant just move the iTunes folder) on to dropbox, so I can listen to it from anywhere for free, but without copying the music as my hard drive space ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

How to take music from cassette tapes to iPod

So I have this large cardboard box full of hundreds of cassette tapes with music I absolutely positively had to buy in the 1980s and '90s. If I wanted to listen to the music contained on those tapes ...
0
votes
1answer
14k views

Can you stream music from an iPhone to an iPad?

I'm playing with the idea of installing an iPad in my car. Ideally, I'd like to save the storage space for video and buy a smaller model, so I'm wondering if there is a way to play the music I have ...
0
votes
1answer
954 views

How can I tell Music for iPad to play all of an artist's songs without making a playlist?

I want to play all of an artist's songs that I have, on multiple albums. Making a playlist seems overkill. This was never an issue in iOS 4, as there was a track-shaped option for shuffle play. ...
2
votes
0answers
111 views

How can I use iTunes Match but keep my music videos not from iTunes?

I currently have my iPad set up to utilize iTunes Match for the music on there. But in my iTunes, I've got a fair amount of music videos on there from sources other than iTunes. Is there any way to ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to fix iPhone that displays artists out of order in the music App?

This seems like it might be related to my switch to iTunes Match. My Music App displays the artists out of order. Other lists, like Songs and Albums, are sorted correctly. At the start of the list ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

Syncing my iPhone with iTunes restores music I previously deleted from the device

One of the new features in iOS 5 is the ability to delete music in the Music app directly on the device, by swiping to delete like you do in Mail. This is great for me because my iPhone is generally ...
1
vote
0answers
203 views

How do I play a playlist folder on an iPad?

I have several playlist folders on our iPad running iOS 5. How do I play all the songs in the folder?
0
votes
1answer
457 views

Why can't my iPhone 4 show edited music info?

When I use iTunes to edit various song attributes, like adding lyrics, album art, song titles etc, iTunes shows that the song is edited. However, when I look in my iPhone, it is still not edited. How ...
2
votes
0answers
236 views

iPod will not play entire songs/albums

My 5th gen iPod classic and 1st gen iPod nano both skip two entire albums. The iPod automatically skips every song in the album. These albums both play fine in iTunes. Also, both albums played fine a ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to play music from iPod in Macbook iTunes?

I would like to play music from iPod in MacBook's iTunes with wireless (over Wi-Fi). Please advice how to setup to get that function.
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Is there an iPhone application that can play music from arbitrary shoutcast server?

I know of private shoutcast servers that transmit music and I would like to hear from my iPhone on the go
3
votes
1answer
506 views

How can I use a lower sample rate for songs on an older iPhone, in order to fit more songs?

I have a first-generation iPhone that I use for playing music at work (connected to Bose Wave Radio). It only has 8GB of flash memory. Is it possible to have iTunes transfer music to this iPhone at a ...
1
vote
1answer
471 views

Music App crashes frequently under iOS 5.0.1

I'm running iOS 5.0.1, no jailbreaks, customizations etc. Last night I synced some of my music (I manually manage my videos and music). Probably transferred about 5.8 GBs of music. This morning, I ...
0
votes
0answers
600 views

Songs refuse to transfer to iPad

I'm copying an album of non-DRM songs from iTunes (where they all play just fine) to an iPad. Three of the songs on the album were downloaded through the Bandcamp purchase interface (let's call it ...