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Re: Tidal Digital Music Service

Post by John Tom » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:27 pm

curseofhalos wrote:Bet a bunch of people sign up after hearing about this....
Not so fast my friend ...

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Post by Kali Durga » Fri May 08, 2015 7:03 pm

Any Prince fans out there might be interested in knowing that Tidal is going to stream Prince's concert in Baltimore this Sunday for free (meaning you can listen without being a subscriber)-- http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ ... l-20150508

They're also going to match all donations made through their site to benefit Baltimore youth organizations.

I think I just got sold on Tidal.
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Post by cwja » Wed May 20, 2015 1:09 am

Interesting article from my favorite writer on Grantland about Tidal. It's mostly about Jay-Z, but many of his points would apply to JW and his fans as well.

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospect ... ver-again/

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Post by rsimms3 » Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:34 pm

I just read that there is now a Beta desktop application for both Windows and Mac, includes offline option based on the Stereogum article.

http://www.stereogum.com/1805993/tidal- ... -app/news/
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Post by woodisgood » Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:37 pm

"Apple Music will change the way you experience music forever."

What utter fuckin' bullshit.

And Tidal gets mocked?!?
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Post by woodisgood » Tue Jun 09, 2015 2:38 pm

This is my second-favorite Apple Music moment:

Interviewer: Can you be more specific about the economics? Other services spell out how much they pay to rightsholders in detail.

Apple executive Eddy Cue: We won't.
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Post by rsimms3 » Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:12 pm

I saw this Tim Cook quote from yesterday....it can't be real, can it?

"History has had a very rich history of change, some of which we have a part in..." - Tim Cook
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Post by Kali Durga » Tue Jun 09, 2015 3:28 pm

rsimms3 wrote:"History has had a very rich history of change...
That alone makes me giggle.
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Post by anonymousbrunette » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:05 pm

So I'm looking to ditch SiriusXM and move entirely to Rhapsody/Pandora/Tidal which I already have subscriptions to. Alt Nation, XMU, Underground Garage and Octane will be missed. I'd be interested in ongoing recommendations for playlists, etc to fill the void since on the go I just want something to play and don't have 10 minutes to navigate Tidal . Any suggestions?
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Post by Kali Durga » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:15 pm

anonymousbrunette wrote:I'd be interested in ongoing recommendations for playlists, etc to fill the void since on the go I just want something to play and don't have 10 minutes to navigate Tidal . Any suggestions?
I haven't taken the time to put together any playlists yet, I've mostly been gathering favorite artists and albums so far, but I love the heck out of this TMR playlist. Not sure if it suits your tastes, but it definitely suits mine and I really hope that they continue to add more to it--- http://listen.tidalhifi.com/playlist/85 ... bad33a74ba

And apparently my free trial period ended the other day, because I was charged for a $9.99 subscription. Guess I need to go ahead and take advantage of the Vault dealio. I've been able to listen enough so far to make it worth $5 a month.
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Post by rsimms3 » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:23 pm

Kali Durga wrote:
anonymousbrunette wrote:I'd be interested in ongoing recommendations for playlists, etc to fill the void since on the go I just want something to play and don't have 10 minutes to navigate Tidal . Any suggestions?
I haven't taken the time to put together any playlists yet, I've mostly been gathering favorite artists and albums so far, but I love the heck out of this TMR playlist. Not sure if it suits your tastes, but it definitely suits mine and I really hope that they continue to add more to it--- http://listen.tidalhifi.com/playlist/85 ... bad33a74ba

And apparently my free trial period ended the other day, because I was charged for a $9.99 subscription. Guess I need to go ahead and take advantage of the Vault dealio. I've been able to listen enough so far to make it worth $5 a month.
If you're doing the $10 subscription cancel it now, it'll run until the end date. Then wait a few weeks, they've been pretty hard up and I've received several emails offering 3 months for the price of 1 for the $10 service even though I trialed the $20 service.
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Post by Kali Durga » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:31 pm

Too late, already applied my Vault voucher. But thank you for the tip anyway.
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Post by anonymousbrunette » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:56 pm

Thanks Kali. The TMR one is surprisingly good. I found it interesting to hear so many of the artists next to one another. I was thinking more about the existing curated playlists. Playing them at random hasn't really worked out. As you mentioned, I suppose I"ll have to accumulate artists and play them through.
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Post by Kali Durga » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:59 pm

Supposedly that TMR one was curated by Jack. There's also a TMR Blue Series playlist curated by Tidal- http://listen.tidalhifi.com/playlist/1c ... a3d381d9ca

At some point, I'm going to begin exploring playlists by genre. I have to be careful listening at work, though, between my boss and what might be overheard when I'm on the phone, I gotta keep it mellow.

Just found this one, though, that looks like fun-- http://listen.tidalhifi.com/playlist/ec ... 5c846b8849
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Post by rsimms3 » Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:43 pm

Just got an email....AC/DC is now on Tidal (not literally, but for streaming).
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