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Music magazine app on your iPad

Muzine is a music news app for iPad that lets you read the latest music topics in an easy-to-read format, or lets you customize your feeds to get news only from your favorite bands and sources.

Muzine is a music news app for iPad that lets you read the latest music topics in an easy-to-read format, or lets you customize your feeds to get news only from your favorite bands and sources. After launching the app, you're given a slideshow of featured stories--strangely, you can't go to a story by tapping on it, but instead need to hit the Features button to get access to full stories. Even with this oversite, the columned layout of the stories in the Featured section makes browsing for music news incredibly easy and enjoyable. A swipe upwards lets you move further down the page so you can view more stories, and a tap on a story brings it up in a pop-up window for easy reading.

Muzine is great for perusing the latest headlines, but you also can create a custom news feed that only shows your favorite artists. Simply search for artists via the search button, then touch "Read on My News" in the upper left. Now you'll have a custom feed of stories that only relate to your favorite artists.

If you just want to look at all the news and info for a particular band, perform a search using the name of the band, touch the name from the search results, then you'll be brought to that bands info page. Here you can read the latest news, view the band's biography, look at photos, watch videos, see tour dates, and more. The app also has a Similar button, so you can discover artists and news stories that are similar to your favorites.

To round out the feature list, Muzine offers a social component where you can view other users' favorite bands and news stories. You'll need to register to connect with other users of Muzine, but once done (from within the app), you also can take advantage of the app's syncing capabilities that let you sync your prefs to multiple devices.

Overall, if you want to get the latest music news or just want to follow your favorite artists, Muzine offers a nice layout for reading, new ways to discover music, and a place to check out what your friends are listening to.

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