Mixtube: YouTube mixtapes
September 23, 2008 5:28 PM   Subscribe

Mixtube allows users to create online playlists of songs on YouTube, and play those assembled by others. Both mixing and playing have a nice simple interface. Here's one I took a few minutes to make.
posted by CrunchyFrog (14 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
YouTube already has play list creation, it will cycle through a list of songs. But this is nice for sharing play lists in a central place, and I assume no need to log in to YouTube. Playlists are important to re-assemble classical music broken into parts because of length.
posted by stbalbach at 5:38 PM on September 23, 2008

It looks almost exactly like (now defunct) Muxtape. Any relationship, or did they just rip off the design?

All Hail West Texas/Sweden (incomplete, live, and covers) - The Mountain Goats
posted by mrgrimm at 5:48 PM on September 23, 2008

Just for personal use there's also YouPlayer (in firefox that is)
posted by mannequito at 5:50 PM on September 23, 2008 [1 favorite]

mrgrimm: Their about page says they used opentape's (open source) code.
posted by null terminated at 5:52 PM on September 23, 2008

....waits anxiously for flapjax to post his.
posted by horsemuth at 5:53 PM on September 23, 2008 [1 favorite]

Oh wow. This is great and the other tips in the thread too. YAY!
posted by nickyskye at 6:06 PM on September 23, 2008


Now I can actually do stuff (which is to say "browse the internets") while my babies watch Sesame Street on my lap.
posted by DU at 6:11 PM on September 23, 2008

The playlist creation link above is kind of old (for doing it on YT itself). The Help is more up-to-date: Playlists (it's been made simpler).
posted by wildcrdj at 6:37 PM on September 23, 2008

I'm guessing that using YouTube clips allows them to sidestep any copyright issue. After all, is YouTube's fault if there are problems in that area.
posted by Memo at 6:48 PM on September 23, 2008

posted by humannaire at 10:53 PM on September 23, 2008

....waits anxiously for flapjax to post his.

Haha! Yeah, maybe I'll start using this for FPPs.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 12:24 AM on September 24, 2008

Very nice idea!

I created a quick playlist here.
posted by modularette at 1:40 PM on September 24, 2008

Sweeet! Here's my mix tape of Swingin' Lounge Music!
posted by lucidreamstate at 9:50 AM on September 25, 2008

Hopefully this will be successful...if not...well, then it won't be alone in the deadpool startups.
posted by mg1313 at 1:59 AM on September 28, 2008

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