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Deepr app shines light on creators behind the music

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 14, 2020 9:22 AM CT | Published: July 04, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis native Austin Webster (left, with his business partner Darrell Thompson) describes the Deepr&nbsp;app as &ldquo;Shazam on steroids.&rdquo;&nbsp;Webster says he&rsquo;s always been obsessed with shedding light on those with important background roles in every hit record. &ldquo;That&rsquo;s just always been a passion of mine, knowing who&rsquo;s behind the song, loving the music.&rdquo;</strong> (Courtesy of SCAD)

Memphis native Austin Webster (left, with his business partner Darrell Thompson) describes the Deepr app as “Shazam on steroids.” Webster says he’s always been obsessed with shedding light on those with important background roles in every hit record. “That’s just always been a passion of mine, knowing who’s behind the song, loving the music.” (Courtesy of SCAD)

Memphis native Austin Webster founded an app that recognizes the music users are listening to and uses the song’s credits to develop playlists based on the key songwriters, producers and contributors behind the scenes.

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