Adds a display pane showing a ton of contextual information about the artist and track you are looking at. Extensible via additional addons (Delicious & Vimeo are example add-ons available).
You can resize the display pane for a more immersive experience, with intelligent resizing (the photo stream will resize and load higher-resolution images to fill in)
Information comes from various sources, and are either Artist Info, News/RSS, Photo, or Video (Flash).
- Artist Info shows an artist biography, members of the band, discography, and related links.
- News shows entries from various RSS sources
- Photo shows a smoothly animating photo slideshow
- Videos shows video/movie results, allowing you to watch directly from inside Songbird
By default, mashTape comes with the following providers:
- MTV Music News
- Google Blog Search
- Hype Machine
- Google News
- Yahoo News
- MTV Music Videos
- Yahoo Music