Sam Rayner

Hi, I’m Sam. I design and build apps for iOS and the web. I live in Sheffield, UK and play Ultimate far too much. You can reach me via email or on Twitter.


As a fun little project over the last few weeks, I’ve built a Web app that helps you discover more music by artists in your iTunes library. It’s called Discographer, and uses the Spotify API to fetch albums, ticking off the ones you own so you can see what you might have missed.

iTunes Music Library.xml

It was a nice opportunity to play with some new web APIs (Drag and Drop, File and Flexbox), the main benefit being your library is never uploaded but parsed locally in your browser. The only thing transmitted is the name of any artist you click.

It was linked on Lifehacker a couple of days ago and I’ve since received some great feedback. Please give it a go and let me know what you think!

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