Seattle, Washington – Malingo Studios today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of The Dissonant 1.0 for iPhone and iPad, a free app that provides hand-picked daily music recommendations. The Dissonant app is sourced from TheDissonant website, which is a multi-author music blog. It provides categories including new releases, album reviews, and daily jams, and tends to focus on hip hop, indie, and folk/bluegrass genres.

Up-and-coming artists and user-created playlists will regularly be featured as well. Most posts, including many entire albums, can be listened to with the embedded SoundCloud or Spotify player. Buttons to iTunes and YouTube are provided as well, and users can save posts to their favorites for quick access.

Social functionality is built directly in the app. A Twitter feed is embedded for all the artists and posts so users can read the latest hype. Users can also quickly tweet their thoughts on the music. In addition, all posts can be shared via Twitter, Facebook and email using the share button directly on the title bar.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 4/4S/5/5S/5C, iPod touch (5th generation), and iPad
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* 9.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
The Dissonant 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the Apple App Store in the Music and Lifestyle categories. You can read more about The Dissonant and view screenshots and a video at the website. The app’s developer, Malingo Studios, plans to release an update in December to add new categories and add features to the embedded player.

The Dissonant 1.0
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Malingo Studios is a new independent software and game development company run by Jonathan Gerber and operated out of Seattle, Washington. Jonathan has been developing software for several years, including work on over a dozen iOS apps. He is an author for TheDissonant, which is a new multi-author music blog that provides daily music recommendations to it’s users. Copyright (C) 2013 Malingo Studios. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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