Twitter #music, service helping people find music, based on Twitter is now available on the web and as an iPhone app.
The service is currently available in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
Twitter says, over time, it will bring the service to Android as well as to more countries.
The songs on Twitter #music come from three sources: iTunes, Spotify or Rdio with the default to iTunes when exploring music in the app. Subscribers to Rdio and Spotify can log in to their accounts to enjoy full tracks that are available in those respective catalogs.
The app is designed centered around four sections: Now Playing, Suggested, Popular and Emerging.
- "Navigate to #NowPlaying to view and listen to songs that have been tweeted by the artists and people you follow on Twitter.
- To learn more about a band, you can tap the avatar of listed artists to see their top song, follow them right from the chart, or tap their Twitter username to go to their profile.
- To listen to music from the artists, you can search his name using the search icon in the top right corner. Then tap one of the artists you're interested in and hit the play button to begin listening, or press play on the player to listen to all the artists.
- To share a song with your followers on Twitter, simply tap the spinning disc in the lower left corner. This opens the player, and you can tweet from there using the Tweet icon in the top right corner," twitter explains.
You can download Twitter #music from the iTunes App Store, or visit the web version at music.twitter.com.