This is an application that you can use to create road trip playlists. Type in the name of
your starting and ending points, and the application will create a playlist of music by
artists that from the area you are traveling through. Drive through Boston you might
hear Aerosmith or Donna Summer. Drive through New Orleans and you might hear Lil Wayne or Dr.
When you click 'Play mixtape' your playlist will start playing. If you are in Rdio subscriber
you will hear the full songs, if not, you will hear 30 second samples.
Each leg is represented on the map by a green dot. If you click on the green dot you'll see info on
that leg including a list of artists along with the city that they are from.
Pressing the next button in the music player will advance you to the next song on the
roadtrip. The current leg is shown with a red dot.
Some Trip Info is shown, including the number of artists on the route. One bit of interesting
info (at least to me), is the 'Avg distance'. This shows the average distance to the nearest
artist throughout the course of the trip. The lower the distance, the more musically dense the
You can also just click anywhere on the map and a list of the most popular local artists will
be show. If you click the 'Play this location' button, you can listen to the artists.