An official UK study reveals that the average person will spend 13 years of their lives listening to music and sharing it. That sounds like a lot, but it’s not; if you listen around 4 hours of music per day, that’s already the equivalent of 60 days per year. We are not trying to bore you with mathematics calculations; we want to celebrate how important music is in our lives. But the question is, are we using the best music player?
You can enhance your visibility as a musician by embedding a music player on your website. A compelling audio gallery makes your website more engaging and allows you to grow your website traffic and gain social exposure. You can focus on creating your music.
Bandcamp music player is a powerful tool that allows you to create, promote and manage your music galleries remotely and no matter what device you use. Simple to configure and to use, the Bandcamp audio player is probably offering the best user-experience that you can get: fully responsive, SEO friendly, Google Analytics integration and Domain Lock. Bandcamp allows you to play around with your assets, using a progress bar, navigation arrows, shuffle and volume. The playlist is positioned beneath the player, and it can contain an unlimited number of files (with their afferent titles and descriptions), uploaded from your device or web URLs.
When choosing a player, you should select one that allows you to change the colors and functions and set security options. You should be able to choose if you want to offer it for download or enable users to only listen to it.
Cincopa’s Bandcamp is not only minimalist and neat but is also performant: the applications are responsible for conversions, transcoding and photo resize. Cincopa handles all aspects of media hosting and delivery via a reliable, high-end CDN. Choosing this skin for your music player, you can expand your fan base by displaying the same gallery over multiple sites, networks, and newsletters without even using your servers’ quota. It assures that you and your audience are enjoying the fast and flawless performance with no latency or stuttering issues.
Cincopa’s Spotify Audio Player Skin is a combination of high efficiency with a look that won’t interfere with your website design. The player themes, text and background are customizable and, for technology savvy, you can edit the main CSS.
This player will be situated at the bottom of your page (see it below), and the playlist can contain as many files you may need, with additional info added. Besides the similarity with Spotify’s player, this premium theme is giving you full control over your audio files performance and protection. Also, you can set the player to keep playing on different pages and authorize specific domains to embed your player. You can decide if you want your users to download your files or if you want to display an image in the playlist. This player comes with a Google Analytics integration.
If you are a songwriter, a singer or an aspiring DJ, the Mixcloud skin is the answer for promoting your music to the world. This high-quality player allows you to embed your work to multiple sites or to promote it via social media channels.
It has a responsive design, and the colors are customizable. You can change the playlist dimensions and functionality. It is SEO friendly too.
Hosted and delivered via a reliable CDN system, this player makes sure that your users experience the best musical environment, free or shuttering, delay or any distortions. You don’t have to worry about tasks such as backups, conversions, reports, etc. because these tasks are performed automatically.
Now, go ahead, test them all, upload your music, create galleries, relax and enjoy the delightful sound of music!