Looking for a new way to download MP3s? Try Mielophone. It’s a minimalistic application for searching, listening, downloading and discovering new music. It mashes up together databases like MusicBrainz, Last.FM and BBCRadio to deliver complete info about songs, artists and albums. And uses unique plugin system to search for publicly available mp3s and streams for desired songs. In other words, it gives you the free will to download or stream music. Your choice. Oh, and it also comes in a Windows 8 style interface.
There are two ways to install the application. You can download the generic AIR package as well as Adobe AIR Runtime which requires administrator access or you can download the platform-specific package and install it in a way common to selected platform. Having said that, Mielophone is available for Windows, Mac OS-X and Linux to maximize the…um..music sharing… reach.
Check out the video demo below and some screenshots: