Music Hack Day App Lets You Unlock New Tracks From Beastie Boys and Trent Reznor

Daisy CEO, Ian Rogers

Ian Rogers, CEO of digital music service Daisy, a new company launched by Dr. Dre didn’t go into Music Hack Day with a specific idea, but in 24 hours built a Twilio app with two very special musical guests.

Maebe lets listeners dial in to leave a message for specific artists like Trent Reznor, or Beastie Boys and follows up with download link to new music from that artist. The app is still in progress, so stay tuned for the addition of new artists and new secret tracks. Here’s how Maebe works.

When you dial (310) 299-8756, press two and choose what artist you’d like to leave a message for. For Beastie Boys, press one. For Trent Reznor, press two. Once you leave a message, press pound and stay on the line. You’ll then hear the new track you just unlocked. After you hang up, you’ll get a text via Twilio SMS with a link to download the track you just heard.

Ian is currently working on additional features for Maebe, like a music recommendation hotline that will allow users to talk to Daisy staff and get tips on what they should listen to next. He’s also building a listener support hotline and an artist support hotline.