Podcasts are everywhere so it’s not always easy finding one that interests you. To help you, we’ve narrowed down our favorite picks of the year so far. All you need to do is pop in your headphones.
Trying to find more ways to get the most out of your podcasts? Remember just because radio has been around for more than a century, doesn’t mean you have to listen to it the old-fashioned way. From desktop apps online and online tools to browser extensions, there are hundreds of ways to tune into your favorite shows.
Plus with internet radio recorders such as Replay Radio, you record the radio stream and play it back whenever it suits you. Download it today and keep reading for the best podcasts to listen to in 2021.
It looks like the colder months are well and truly behind us and if you’re looking to give your winter playlist a spring clean – you’ve come to the right place!
Don’t have a Spotify subscription? With Replay Music, you can download any song or album from online radio stations, music videos and digital music services and enjoy a crisp, clean recording, even when you’re offline. Try our FREE demo version today for a quick overview of how it works.
If you need some inspiration in the meantime, here’s our hand-picked selection of everything you should be listening to and recording this month, from chart-topping songs to the latest podcast releases.
A couple weeks of a classic holiday music playlist can send even the most festive into a cantankerous mood spiral – how many times can one listen to Jingle Bells between Thanksgiving and Christmas, before going mad? Well, we’re throwing you a lifeline to get through the New Year while still jamming without soul crushing redundancy. Here are our favorite new releases to help you shake up your holiday playlist and see out the year with a bang.
For the vast majority of users, online streaming is now the preferred method for viewing TV shows, movies, sports, and events, as well as listening to music. While the portion of music listeners turning to streaming to get their fix varies by country, global statistics point to one undeniable trend: the popularity of online music streaming is growing at an incredible rate.
Research shows that streaming increased from 7% of the U.S. music market’s revenues in 2010 to a whopping 80% in 2019. The numbers also point to jaw-dropping growth in revenues from music streaming services by nearly 20% in 2019 to $8.8 billion, accounting for the largest share of the music industry revenues at 79.5%. Here, “streaming” refers to a range of services, including ad-supported services like Vevo and YouTube, ad-supported tiers of services like Spotify, streaming radio services like Pandora and SiriusXM, and premium subscription services like Spotify Premium, Amazon Music, and Apple Music.
Currently, the top three players in music streaming include YouTube, Spotify and Apple Music. YouTube Music saw a 980% growth in the number of active users between 2017 and 2019. The tech giant reports that more than one billion music fans use their services for streaming music, while their YouTube Music and YouTube Premium services currently boast a combined 20 million subscribers. At the end of March 2020, Spotify reported 286 million monthly active users (including paid and free), and current estimates suggest that Apple Music has around 80 million paying subscribers.
While we’ve drastically changed the way that we consume music thanks to music streaming, this global shift hasn’t been immune to controversy. We all remember Taylor Swift’s three-year boycott of Spotify and her feud with Apple Music over royalties. And more recently, there’s a growing camp in the music industry that cannot agree on a valid system of verifying streams to count them toward music ranking charts.
Music streaming services have vowed to work more closely with the music industry and artists. However, as the landscape inevitably continues to evolve, we can’t be certain that there won’t be more controversies in the future.
Regardless of which streaming service you go with, there are tens of millions of songs waiting for you to explore. Cruise on over to one of the top-three streaming services: YouTube, Spotify or Apple Music for an abundance of artists, albums and playlists that you simply won’t be able to get enough of. Record all your favorites with Replay Music so that you can enjoy them whenever and from wherever you are!
If you’re not sure how to get started, take a look at our how-to guide, and get started enjoying all your favorite tracks. Make sure to get the latest version and get listening!
There’s no better way to kick off the summer than with some of your favorite tunes, preferably poolside or in the car en route to the nearest beach. Even better when those tunes are part of the soundtrack to a nostalgia-inducing summer movie. For all the memories you’ll be making in the coming months, we’ve got a lineup of 5 summer movie soundtracks you simply must add to your playlist!
There hasn’t been a summer movie in recent memory that has nailed their official soundtrack quite as well as all those involved with Guardians of the Galaxy did! The second movie soundtrack is just as good, so we recommend you check them both out while you’re at it! It’s a perfectly curated collection of classic hits from Jackson 5 to the Runaways to Jay & The Americans. These easy-on-the-ears tunes capture the many comedic moments on Peter Quill’s journey to evade Yondu, who’s put out a bounty on his capture for stealing a mysterious orb, and Gemora who’s also hot on his trail!
If you’re looking for something a little more mellow, the Call Me By Your Name soundtrack might just do the trick — piano instrumentals, ballads and a few Italian songs on the list are sure to put you at ease. It’s a perfect accompaniment to the film, set in 1980s Italy, when romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father’s research assistant.
There isn’t much more that needs to be said about Grease, a favorite amongst all ages around the world! Inspired by the summer romance between Sandy and Danny, the soundtrack is full of sing-along hits like “Summer Nights” and “Greased Lightnin’” — certain to put a pep in your step this summer!
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is a sweet tale of four best girlfriends who devise a plan to stay connected with one another during their first summer apart, and as their lives start off in different directions. The girls find a pair of jeans that inexplicably fits them all perfectly, and they decide to share the jeans throughout the summer — appropriately dubbing them the Traveling Pants. The movie soundtrack is a pleasant compilation of acoustic and soft pop favorites sung by many notable female artists, including Natasha Bedingfield, Chantal Kreviazuk and Brandi Carlile.
Having grown up in privileged surroundings all her life, Baby never imagined that she would fall head over heels for the dance instructor at the resort she’s staying at with her family in upstate New York’s Catskill Mountains — especially because his background is drastically different from hers. Eventually filling in for Johnny’s dance partner, the two fall in love and their relationship must withstand the personal turmoil involving Johnny’s dance partner and by extension, Baby’s unforgiving father. Check out the Dirty Dancing soundtrack for loads of dance-worthy favorites like “Hungry Eyes” and “Be My Baby”.
Are you ready to kickstart your summer with some easy listening? Get a hold of all your favorite movie hits on Spotify and record them with Replay Music so that you can enjoy them from wherever you’ll be spending your summer this year!
If you’re not sure how to get started, no worries… We’re here to help! Take a look at our handy how-to guide, and get started enjoying the very best things about the June, July and August with your summer movie favorites.
No matter how you plan to spend the summer break, there are plenty of ways to do it! We make capturing some of those poolside favorites plain easy with Replay Music. Make sure to get it now before the season ends!
Lately, more than ever, a large majority of the global workforce has transitioned into a work-from-home environment. Love it or hate it, the fact is that many of us will be working from home for the near-term future. That doesn’t mean however, that you can’t find ways to fill your schedule while you’re there.
In fact, many of your favorite streaming services are offering up some of their best content yet. And lucky for you, we’re here to get you up to speed on some of the hottest movies, shows and music streaming online right now, so that you can jump into those coveted heated conversations with friends over Zoom (Did Carole actually do it, after all?). What’s more, with Replay Capture Suite, you can capture all of your favorites to watch later, so that you don’t have to waste precious bandwidth when it matters most.
Here we’ve rounded up the number one most-watched movies, series and music on our favorite streaming services to help you kickstart your #stayathome playlist. With these and more, you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied while you stay at home.
What’s at the top of everyone’s “Must-See/Listen” lists these days?
What To Watch?
Netflix never fails when it comes to bringing you the hottest new releases: from the return of your favorite series, to the long-awaited releases of the most anticipated (and sometimes Oscar-worthy) movies. Make sure you can capture them all. What’s in the number one spot?
Don’t miss the chance to tune in to some of the best and most hard-to-find movies and series Amazon Prime Video has to offer! Curious to know what’s on the menu these days? Check out the latest titles, and capture the ones that catch your eye so that you can enjoy them whenever, and from whichever device! Curious what’s at the top of the list?
Sometimes the best remedy for a stressful day is curling up with your favorite feel-good classics — For that, Disney+ has you covered! Not only do you have access to your old Disney favorites, you also have the chance to capture selected titles from Pixar, National Geographic, and the whole Star Wars universe. What’s everyone watching?
Music has the power to transport us to wherever we want to go. With seemingly unlimited selection, you can find the right track to suit your mood and activity of the day! And when you don’t quite know which track to play next, you can rely on the Spotify algorithm to suggest something that you’ll likely jive with.
Want to make sure that you don’t miss out on your favorite things streaming online?
Replay Capture Suite is your answer! With seven incredible programs in one place, Replay Capture Suite gives you the tools to record virtually any format streaming online, and on any device. Learn how it’s done, and then get your personal playlist ready! Capture your favorite content, so that you can watch it when you want to.
Plus, Replay Capture Suite makes it easy to go easy on your bandwidth, so that no matter what your connectivity looks like, you’re in the driver’s seat. Make sure you get the latest version today, and make your home office the best place to hang out in!
The holidays are here! Which means a lot of sweets, spices, snow (if you’re lucky), and fun things to keep you warm and cozy while you are spending your frosty winter days inside.
Whether you are into cozying up with some old (and new!) favorite holiday movies, or if music is your favorite way to get into the holiday groove, we’ve rounded up some of the best movies and playlists to keep you company while you spend those toasty, cozy days at home.
And if you want to get your holiday groove on? Look no further than Spotify to hear all of those jingles and jams.
If you want to collect all your holiday favorites to add to your own collection, we’ve got you covered! With Replay Video Capture and Replay Music, you won’t have to miss the chance to have any of your favorites!
In Netflix’s first original animated feature, we get to meet Jesper, a lackluster postman who gets stationed in a faraway town in the North. While there, he befriends a lonely toymaker who is harboring some holiday secrets. A new release from Netflix that you won’t want to miss!
Is it even the holidays without this classic on the list? For the uninitiated, this Christmas classic follows George Bailey as he contemplates his own life, after being visited by an angel on Christmas Eve. There is a reason this movie has withstood the test of time… Make sure to keep it on your list…
It’s here! The only place you can catch Home Alone streaming online this year is through Disney+… Get ready for all the nostalgic feels as you revisit Kevin McAllister navigating his first Christmas alone at home while his family accidentally takes off on a family vacation without him. Naturally holiday chaos ensues… Did someone call the Wet Bandits?
Want to get away this holiday season? You’re not alone. This modern holiday rom-com follows two women on separate continents as they give themselves the ultimate gift: a house swap that gives them the chance to change their lives. Will they find love and find themselves?
Thought you were excited for the holidays? No one is more excited than Buddy the Elf. The only problem? He’s not really the elf he thought he was. A search to find his real father takes Buddy to New York City on a holiday adventure where Buddy learns the real meaning of family.
Another classic to add to your list! In this Tim Burton holiday masterpiece, the King of Halloween, Jack Skellington, must learn the meaning behind Christmas as he tries to create some new traditions in Halloween Town.
You can catch these and more on Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video, but make sure you can keep them with Replay Video Capture!
Who said your playlists had to be musical? This playlist is hours of Christmas classic tales, narrated by your favorites.
What never gets old? Hearing all your holiday favorites! Listen to old favorites, or even discover new versions of timeless classics on Spotify, by recording them with Replay Music!
If you’re not sure how to get started, no worries… We are here to help! Take a look at our handy how-to guide, and get started enjoying the very best things about the winter holiday: cozying up with your favorites.
No matter how you plan to spend the winter break, there are plenty of ways to get cozy this season. We make capturing some of those warm and fuzzy feels so easy with Replay Video Capture and Replay Music. Make sure to get it now before the season ends!
With all that excitement, there’s no better way to kickoff the season than with an epic tailgate party! We can’t think of a better way to cap off this huge weekend than getting your friends together and watching the most anticipated event of the fall! And while everyone will undoubtedly be itching to catch the game that has their favorite teams facing off, what about the other games running? There’s no doubt that you don’t want to miss any of the games that are playing (and probably streaming) concurrently.
Luckily, we’re here to help you get ready for the season, with a checklist of everything you’ll need to watch the first games of the season with your friends in style. And those games you want to catch up on this week after the party? Yeah, we’ve got you covered there, too.
Fire up the grill, tune into ESPN.com, hit record on the latest version of Replay Media Capture, and get ready to rock and roll this NFL season.
Have you got everything you need?
A Great Tailgate Party Spread
You know a party really isn’t a party without great food and drinks. Dig through your best recipes and put together a great collection of party food and appetizers for all your tailgate party guests. (Hint: We really love the Argentinian skewers, but there are so many great alternatives for any food preferences…)
Cozy Cover-Ups to Keep Warm
One of the coolest things about tailgating is enjoying the first traces of Fall outside with your friends, often over a cooler of drinks, enjoying the heat from the grill. Whether you choose to watch in your home or in the stadium or anywhere else… Fall is nearly here, and you don’t want to get stuck when the breeze hits without something to wrap up in.
Make sure you’re not caught in the cold without:
Sweaters (even better if they are sporting your favorite team!)
No judgement here… Even if they look a little silly, the warmer the better!
Party Essentials & Utilities
It’s probably not the most fun part of the party to think about, but making sure you’ve got your party essentials in place is crucial. What’s most likely the least fun part of party planning may be your biggest lifesaver. Thinking ahead will save you so much time (and cleanup) in the future. What do you need?
Food essentials: Utensils, cups, plates and napkins are a great start
Bags of all sizes: You’ll need these for easy cleanup… Big ones to collect trash, and small ones to save leftover food.
Ice, ice, baby: It goes without saying: you want to make sure you’ve got what you need to keep food fresh and drinks cold.
For the environmentally conscious, there are also plenty of sustainable and biodegradable options so you don’t create a huge carbon footprint to have a great tailgate.
An Incredible Playlist
While you wait for the game to start, or even if you want to get down during the half, having a killer playlist is half the fun. We especially love these jams to get hyped for the big game, but there are so many more to suit the vibe of any party!
Games, Games, and More Games
While we are on the subject: some of the best parties are the ones where everyone can indulge their playful sides… That’s right, it’s so key for your party crew to be able to stretch their legs, stretch their brains and have a bit of fun between halves or while they wait. Or, if you’re feeling creative, you could even build your gameplay into the football game… For every touchdown, guests can do a dance, complete a dare, or anything else you can invent. The important thing here is to keep it fun!
Some of our favorites? Outscord has a great compilation of DIY games that are great for almost any party!
Your Own Playlist of the Best Games Streaming Online
Just because you are having a blast at your tailgate party doesn’t mean you have to miss any of the action from your other favorite teams while you are playing cornhole in the fresh fall air! With Replay Media Capture, you’ve got a great way to capture all streaming games so you are not missing a single event. Don’t miss the chance to recap the plays that happened while you were playing Flipcup or having a cookout while your favorite team did the touchdown dance. You can catch every single game online with Replay Media Capture and make sure that you can keep up with friends from work who didn’t make it to your tailgate shindig!
So are you game ready? Get Replay Media Capture or get the latest update so you are all set for this weekend’s biggest match-ups, and for the entire season ahead!
The days are longer, the nights are hotter, and there are plenty of opportunities to get together with family and friends as we get a few days off work to enjoy the season. But what makes this season even better?
For many of us, it’s also a time to celebrate the 4th of July… The nation’s favorite holiday to celebrate with family and friends over great food, fireworks, and the ultimate kick off of those summertime vibes. And what is the best way to celebrate so many great things in one day? Throwing an epic summer party!
And while the thought of those savory delicacies roasting over a grill might be the highlight to your holiday, no backyard cookout is complete without a kickass playlist to set the ultimate #mood.
Thankfully, with Replay Music, you can log in to your Spotify account, and create your own playlist, perfect for any occasion. Replay Music makes it easier than ever to record your favorite songs, or even just capture a ready-made playlist to give you all the great party vibes you want to create for an incredible summer holiday.
Need a little inspo to get you started? We’ve rounded up some great Spotify playlists to get you in the mood to groove through your holiday!
If you are looking for the perfect marriage of soul grooves both old and new that will keep all the generations happy, this is probably the perfect playlist. With classics from Curtis Mayfield and Kool and the Gang, as well as new renditions of classic songs from Beyonce and D’Angelo, this playlist will add the perfect flavor to your holiday.
Sometimes the perfect summer vibes you’re looking for aren’t about getting down, they are more about chilling out. For that, this dreamy acoustic playlist captures the feeling of the lazy days of summer that make it the perfect season to just relax.
Nothing puts people in the mood for hot summer hangouts with games and good times like a solid summer rock anthem. And while the name suggests it’s a playlist to kickstart a classic summer road trip, don’t be fooled — there’s enough Rock & Roll goodness for any summer occasion. With classics like AC/DC, Queen and The Clash, this playlist has all the right songs to get everyone singing along, and belting them out. Whether in your car or in your backyard, this is the playlist you need.
And if your 4th of July is more sand and waves than backyard boogie? This reggae-heavy playlist is your go-to… Bob Marley, UB40, Jack Johnson and more make this the ultimate good vibes, seaside playlist for your beachside bonfire.
If you are looking to add a bit more flavor to your summer party, you really can’t go wrong with the hits on this playlist. With a collection that includes the timeless sounds of Hector Lavoe and more contemporary ones like J Balvin, this is the playlist you need to get everyone up and dancing.
For some of us, summer get-togethers aren’t so much about moving and shaking, but more about taking it easy and enjoying the juicy flavors of the season. For that mellow vibe, there’s this playlist. Great for gatherings where people want to mingle and catch up, while still enjoying some jazzy vibes to relax to.
As the name suggests, you are guaranteed to have a great time with this playlist… With a variety of hits from Hall & Oates, Corinne Bailey Rae and Fleetwood Mac (to name a few), you’ve got the perfect recipe to create a feel-good environment in your own backyard.
Rounding out our list is the aptly named “Summer Party” playlist, and it is perfect for, well, any summer party. Featuring some of the hottest songs out today, it’s the perfect way to bring people together over a grill, over a bonfire, or even right when the fireworks start exploding in the sky!
There really is no better way to bring people together than with great food, great company, and great music. To make sure you have that final one covered, Replay Music is your best tool for capturing everything you want to hear and sharing it with friends. If you want to learn more about how to create the ultimate playlist for your 4th of July festivities, check out our guide here. All you have left to do now is to think of who you want to invite!
There is a certain type of music to be played when the sun is shining — lucky for you, we have it! Wherever you find yourself for these blissful summer months, these playlists will surely suit your setting. Replay Music has your adventures covered, letting you download hours and hours of music for driving, the train, or a day by the pool.
So, worry about your data usage and distance no more. With a few simple steps, you can record online music to take with you anywhere that summer takes you.
Bonus! Replay Music for Mac has a brand new audio recorder, making it easy to download from Spotify and other online music sources. Want more information? Here’s how to record music from Spotify, and here’s how to record and convert Soundcloud to MP3.