Shazam, a free iPhone application, helps you identify songs anywhere you go. Just hold up your phone to the music, wait 10 seconds, and Shazam tells you the artist, song, year, and gives you links to download it. You can learn more about Shazam here.
Three of ATS’s best Shazam discoveries of recent are:
1. “Back of the Van” by Ladyhawke. Location: NYC Jamba Juice
2. “Why Can’t I” by Liz Phair. Location: LA Movie Theatre
3. “Hey There Ophelia” by MC Lars. Location: Princeton, NJ