Tag: dating

(Another) New Dating App, ‘Mix’d’, Is Based On Your Favourite Artists

The dance music niche in the Tinder spectrum has welcomed its newest contender: Mix’d. After ‘Glance’, the event-driven dating app that lets you pick your possible new quickie or loved one based on the parties he or she is going to, Mix’d is focussed more on people’s favourite DJs. It’s a pretty handy tool to circumvent those awkward situations when your date is asking you whether you have heard that “new Avicii track which is super killer”. This is how it works: you set up your account, and then selecting your favourite artists from a database linked a “music intelligence company” called Echo ... Read more

‘Glance’, The Dating App For The Festival Crowd

In hailing from the USA, the ever developing, cut-throat (!) world of dating apps is nothing new to me. Hell, while attending 2014’s South by Southwest Conference, it seemed as if the entirety of the event’s “tech” program centred around niche, get-laid-immediately iOS/Android applications (here’s a nice list of off dating apps actually in existence). A quick look over the spectrum of dating apps will yield results looking to match virtually every religion imaginable, as well as mutual drug users, farmers, and more, but there never seemed to be one for the festival/club crowd. Well, this past May, GLANCE changed that with their official slogan: “Glance before you dance”. The app, described ... Read more