BASE Music Sensor app is an always-on music discovery for Android

The BASE Music Sensor is a new, always-on way to discover your favorite music. Tunes and melodies are all around us at any given time of the day, and having to fire up Shazam, SoundHound, or this and that music recognition, streaming or curation service can be a chore. Here comes BASE (drop it!) - it is constantly lurking in the background, and has its ears peeled for music you might like, based on preferences collected integration with YouTube, SoundHound and the like.

When it encounters a piece you might potentially like, the app automatically wakes your handset, and displays the tune details, so you don't have to constantly be on the prowl to recognize this or that song. BASE can also differentiate between your home and work locations, and can grab music based on activity - jogging, driving, and so on. At the end of the day, it makes a playlist of the songs it scoured from the ether around you, so you can enjoy life's daily soundtrack and reminisce the activities. 

The developers claim that BASE Music Service doesn't take too heavy of a toll on your battery life, but rather sips the juice, but your mileage can vary, of course, depending on how much of a music aficionado you are, and how much potentially interesting tune the service discovers during the day.

Developer: WidditDownload: Android
Category: Music&AudioPrice: Free



1. UCxaoD

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 24, 2014


5. DarkStar286

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 18, 2014

I'd guess it only works with certain chipsets, those with low power always on listening built into them, the same tech Google Now uses on devices where you just need to say "OK Google" to activate it. If you're using that anyway it probably won't use much extra battery power.

2. Ashoaib

Posts: 3291; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

wow.. right on the time, just few hours before I was searching for a music which Lu of unbox therapy used in his video

3. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

This would be great when I go to nightclubs, raves and music festivals and some tune drops which I'm not familiar with while not having to fumble around to take my phone out, unlock it and fire up SoundHound and hope I do it before the song changes.

4. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

OK just tried the app, pulled up a recorded set on YouTube from a recent festival and Chromecasted it on my TV and let it run for about 20 minutes and it works as advertised! Actually captured all the songs so far, so this will definitely work at a nightclub/rave/festival etc.

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