Twitter is scuttling its #Music app, which is barely news because no one used it or cared about it anyway. Wired has a good rundown on why the effort failed, noting that while Twitter and music go well together (seven of the top 10 Tweeters are musicians), music fans don't really need another app to discover songs and have conversations. They can do that on real Twitter.
Also a factor here is the dominance of the larger (yet unprofitable) music streaming services like Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, and iTunes, which look way more useful than Twitter's music app ever did. Surveying this landscape, Wired's Angela Watercutter says: