ArtistInfo for iOS

ArtistInfo for iOS gives you access to album credits, bands and musicians' background on your mobile devices.

 

Main features are: 

ArtistInfo for iOS is available for iPad, iPhone, & iPod touch and brings most functionality of ArtistInfo for Mac to your mobile devices. 

Feature List 

Test the free version of ArtistInfo for iOS and then upgrade on your demand to the unlimited version via in-app purchase. Free download of ArtistInfo for iOS on the Apple App Store.

Album Credits

Are you a music lover, a fan of bands and musicians, an aficionado of Rock, Pop, Soul, Jazz…? Then ArtistInfo provides you with context information about your favorite artists. Get the album credits formerly presented on album covers and in CD booklets within ArtistInfo to get answers to your questions like:

• "Who played those bass lines on the album that I am listening to?"
• "What are the members of that cool band?"
• "Which horn player performed that great sax solo on this track?"
• "Who composed that lovely song I am listening in Apple Music?"
• "With whom else has my favorite artist played music with?”
• "What other albums were released by this guitar player?“

In Sync with Apple Music

While listening to songs in Apple Music, switch to the ArtistInfo App and it automatically will start searching for information about artists involved in the currently playing album. You may browse along the network of artists while listening to your music collection. Discover new musicians, bands and albums. And listen to newly discovered songs by a mouse click. 

Artists: Musicians, Bands, Composers & Producers

ArtistInfo uses Web Services and data sources such as Wikipedia, MusicBrainz, Metason, and iTunes Store to mash-up relevant information on musicians, composers, producers, albums, instruments, and musical genres. Search for a musician, a band, or an album using the search field of ArtistInfo's toolbar. Apply the following search terms:

  • "Artist"
  • "Artist - Album Title"
  • "Album Title"

To augment search results add an asterix "*" to the search string. If several search results are found, you may select the corresponding entry in the pull-down list. All found information is presented in a concise overview. Browse to further details by clicking info elements that are marked with a follow arrow. 

      

Manage Your Favorite Artists and Albums 

Manage your most liked artists and albums in your 'My Favorites' list. Independent of having tracks of them locally in your iTunes music collection. Filter your favorites by artists, bands, or albums. Synchronize your 'My Favorites' list with your other iOS and OS X devices via iCloud, so you are always prepared to give tipps on great artists and your preferred music.

ArtistNet visualizations generated with ArtistInfo for Mac and saved as 'My Favorites' are synchronized to your iPads so you can present the interactive circle and net diagrams on the go. 

Share With Your Friends

Share your favorites with your friends via email, social media, and AirDrop. Send your recommendation to your friends as rich message with image, detailed text, and a direct universal link to load and see your recommendation within their ArtistInfo App. Maybe they save your recommendation to their 'My favorites' list ...

Even if they do net yet have installed ArtistInfo, they can view your recommendation via Universal Link as Web page on ArtistInfo for Web

See What the Community is Searching for 

Besides your own favorites you can get be inspired by what others are looking for. See Top 10 of artists, bands and albums searched by the ArtistInfo community. 

Listen to Discovered Music

Start listening to discovered artists, albums and songs by clicking the "Play" button. The play command will first search songs in your local iTunes collection. When not found ArtistInfo will check the availability of songs in Apple Music or Spotify. If still no song is found ArtistInfo is searching on Youtube. Check the Settings to customize the 'Play' behavior of ArtistInfo.

     

iMessage App

Use the iMessage App extension of ArtistInfo to send artist portraits to friends within the iMessage (without leaving the messaging app). Choose from musicians and bands from

  • Searched artists
  • Listening to (in Apple Music)
  • Received tips
  • Recently in ArtistInfo
  • Community trends 

 

Famous Musicians and Bands as Today Extension

Get recommendations on famous musicians and bands within the today extension of ArtistInfo.

Since iOS 10 you may use 3D Touch Quick Actions to directly jump to search, my favorites and community top 10 within the ArtistInfo app.

 

Next Steps

UNIVERSAL LINKS

Universal links (see examples below) will open directly in ArtistInfo for iOS if installed on your device. Otherwise the link will open as Web page provided by ArtistInfo for Web.

Universal Links to Artists
John Mayer
 g, voc, *1977 US
Radiohead Band, UK
Taylor Swift voc, US
Pat Metheny g, *1954 US
Herbie Hancock p, key, *1940 US
Sol Gabetta vc, *1981

Universal Links to Albums
John Mayer - Battle Studies
 2009
John Coltrane - Impressions 1963
Sol Gabetta - Cantabile 2008
John Lee Hooker - Urban Blues 1967

GET ARTISTINFO for Mac & iOS

ArtistInfo for Mac is available for
macOS & OS X 10.9 and later. 

ArtistInfo for iPad & iPhone is
available for iOS 8 and later.

 

IS IT FOR ME?

Are you a music lover, a fan of bands and musicians, an afi­cio­nado of Rock, Pop, Soul, Jazz…? Then ArtistInfo provides you with context information about your favorite artists.

"Who played those groovy bass lines on the album that I am listening to?"
"What are the members of that cool band?"
"Which horn player performed that great sax solo on this track?"
"Who composed that song?"
"With whom else has my favorite musician played with?"
"What other albums were released by this guitar player?"

ArtistInfo helps you to find out and to discover the inspiring world of music.

VIDEO

See ArtistInfo for Mac in action!

"ArtistInfo is well done, it really enriches my life as music fan.Stevie Heynes

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