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#1 OFFLINE   Trash Magic

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Posted 30 March 2015 - 10:33 AM

A new high-fidelity streaming music service helmed by Jay Z launches Monday. TIDAL was acquired by the rapper last month as part of a $56 million dollar deal with the Scandinavian platform Aspiro.

Full details of the service will be announced during a press conference on Monday. However, according to TIDAL’s website, it’s “the first music streaming service that combines the best High Fidelity sound quality, High Definition music videos and expertly Curated Editorial.”

There are two paid subscription options: $19.99 a month for high-fidelity audio, and $9.99 for standard quality audio. TIDAL can be streamed on the web, and downloaded for iOS and Android devices.

Several artists have already thrown their support behind TIDAL, changing their Twitter icons to light blue and tweeting the hashtag #TIDALForAll. Among them, Kanye West and Jack White’s Third Man Records:

 

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​Been following this for a minute, now it's come to fruition. It is rumoured Jay has exclusivity on streaming Taylor Swift's catalogue and it's likely huge albums like R8, So Help Me God and a solo JAY Z / Beyonce/JAY Z double disc will get exclusive stream time before they are released elsewhere. This could really be a force to be reckoned with. jay the goat.


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 03:05 PM

i have a feeling this is gonna flop because it seems to be some hybrid between spotify and vevo. i don't know if someone would pay 10 dollars for this especially since a lot of people who pay for streaming services probably already have a spotify premium account.. 


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 03:11 PM

I'm not really looking forward to this, I guess.

It doesn't really impact me much, Spotify premium is pretty good.



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Posted 30 March 2015 - 04:04 PM

Yasss Jay boycott Spotify that bitch must die! :oprah:

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Posted 30 March 2015 - 04:12 PM

the thing that interests me the most is the editorial they will be pairing with it. seems kinda like what he's done with life + times. and the caliber of his friends makes this far more exciting as you just know there will be an exclusive release. People speculating a new hov album will be on it



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Posted 30 March 2015 - 04:15 PM

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a compilation album  :hdu:  :hdu:


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 04:33 PM

ok this trailer makes me more excited than i was at first. seems as if it's more intended for future releases that may be exclusively released through tidal. The concept isn't bad but i still think that it's a little expensive and i also don't like the whole streaming concept i prefer a buy itunes concept but however tidal seems interesting with this exclusive content strategy. Now i'm excited for the album, i just hope it's more than a single track from every artist and will feature some interesting and cool collabs  ...  :creep:


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 04:38 PM

oh the compilation album is just an assumption people are making it likely won't happen lol but all this hype can't be from nothing. there must be new music comingggggg



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Posted 30 March 2015 - 04:45 PM

It will have HIFI lossless audio with over 25 million track

 

iTunes: AAC 256 KBPS

Spotify: VORBIS 320 KBPS

TIDAL: Lossless 1411 KBPS

 

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Posted 30 March 2015 - 07:59 PM

Didn't Neil Young already try the hi-fi market with not much success, except PonoMusic is basically a hi-fi version of iTunes where this is more like a paid hi-fi version of Spotify?


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 08:01 PM

I've never seen the point of streaming services.. it's kind of nice that this is a lossless one I guess


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 08:04 PM

55 mins til press conference live on tidal.com 



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Posted 30 March 2015 - 08:16 PM

i have a feeling this is gonna flop

 

It will


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 08:29 PM

who care it aint you who investing in the damn company. 30 mins  :excited:



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Posted 30 March 2015 - 08:56 PM

Didn't Neil Young already try the hi-fi market with not much success, except PonoMusic is basically a hi-fi version of iTunes where this is more like a paid hi-fi version of Spotify?

the gp doesn't really care about lossless music most people are fine with the itunes m4a or 320 mp3 files and the people who care probably want to buy their music on discs whatever.. i can't imagine tidal being a really ~innovative concept that works out


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 09:21 PM

LMAO. That was a total bust. literally expect to see so help me god go up there, announcement of a new jay z album. Nothing.  :deadbanana:



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Posted 30 March 2015 - 09:23 PM

wow that was a waste. nothing about new music, no technical details. okay.


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 10:02 PM

finally i can experience taylor swift in supreme audio fidelity


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Posted 30 March 2015 - 10:17 PM

finally i can experience taylor swift in supreme audio fidelity

 you already can do that by owning her CD lmfao



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Posted 30 March 2015 - 10:24 PM

 you already can do that by owning her CD lmfao

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