Turntable.fm is back from the dead — and now there are two

It’s rare that apps come back from the dead, but it seems like that may be what’s happening with Turntable.fm, a site that let you create their own radio-stations and DJ sets with music you curate before it got shuttered in 2014. Even rarer, it seems like there are two versions involved in the revival: the original Turntable.fm site is back up and running (with the involvement of its original founder, Billy Chasen), but there’s also Turntable.org, which will reportedly be launching in beta this April. The two sites seem to be taking different directions — Turntable.org, the new version, mentions that there will be a subscription fee (perhaps not a bad idea, given the fate of the first version), while the original seems to be largely... Continue reading…

Turntable.fm is back from the dead — and now there are two

It’s rare that apps come back from the dead, but it seems like that may be what’s happening with Turntable.fm, a site that let you create their own radio-stations and DJ sets with music you curate before it got shuttered in 2014. Even rarer, it seems like there are two versions involved in the revival: the original Turntable.fm site is back up and running (with the involvement of its original founder, Billy Chasen), but there’s also Turntable.org, which will reportedly be launching in beta this April.

The two sites seem to be taking different directions — Turntable.org, the new version, mentions that there will be a subscription fee (perhaps not a bad idea, given the fate of the first version), while the original seems to be largely...

Continue reading…