Composing a Rhapsody
Rhapsody’s leading streaming music service offers 32 million songs to more than 3 million users worldwide. As a pioneer in streaming music launched in 2001., Rhapsody is a #2 on-demand music service in the U.S., and one of top two in many countries around the world. Five is Rhapsody’s strategic mobile partner, developing its mobile apps and core services.
Through their music services, Rhapsody and Napster have paved the way to instant online access to millions of songs partnering with all major labels, reimagined Internet radio, and expanded into more than 30 countries across the U.S., Europe and Latin America.
Whether you’re enjoying music on your phone, at home, at work, or in the car, Rhapsody goes where you go. Mobile to the bone.
Rhapsody in Five
Five has established several teams fully supporting Rhapsody’s business and achieving always existing growth goals. Through our development, quality assurance and design efforts, we are continually developing Rhapsody’s platform.
Our teams are working on mobile applications (iOS, Android, Windows Phone), desktop experience (Ruby on Rails), as well as back-end platform, partner integration and ordering process (Java, Spring). We’ve even done several car integrations, including BMW and Audi.
We are continually developing and evolving Rhapsody’s offering, working directly with product owners, and integrating third-party infrastructure when opening new markets. Our teams consist of team leads, senior and junior developers, QA engineers, as well as designers. Five is fully integrated in the development process, with our experts leading several Rhapsody’s initiatives.
It was on the train, with its steely rhythms, its rattle-ty bang, that is so often so stimulating to a composer. I frequently hear music in the very heart of the noise.
George Gershwin, on composing “Rhapsody in Blue”