TIDAL HiFi Lossless Music Streaming Service Launches

Netflix for music lovers?

by Mark Hodgkinson Oct 28, 2014 at 11:49 AM


  • TIDAL, the first high fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos and curated editorial, today announced the launch and availability of its service in the UK and US.
    The service is for those who care about quality, and it invites music lovers to enjoy its extensive library of 25 million-plus tracks, 75,000 music videos and curated editorial articles, features and interviews written by experts.

    Ad free and available now for a monthly subscription of £19.99 / $19.99, visit www.tidalhifi.com or download the app from iTunes App Store or Google Play.

    TIDAL has spent considerable time building up its extensive catalogue of lossless HiFi quality music and music videos. With distribution agreements signed with all of the major labels, including Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, TIDAL has also been working with many independent labels to offer a comprehensive catalogue that includes a wide range of genres to suit all musical tastes. TIDAL has also signed agreements with licensing organisations PRS for Music for UK and ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, and Harry Fox Agency for U.S.

    Available across iOS, Android, network players, and PC/Macs, TIDAL offers high fidelity lossless sound quality. Streaming at more than four times the bit rate of competitive services, users are able to enjoy TIDAL on a wide range of home and portable audio products.

    Possibly the most eagerly anticipated music streaming service by the audio industry, partnership and integration agreements have already been made with 34 of the world’s most respected audio brands, including: Anthem, Airable by Tune In Media, Astell & Kern, Audeze, Audiovector, AudioQuest, Auralic, Aurender, Bel Canto, Bluesound & NAD, Dan D'Agostino, Definitive Technology, Denon HEOS, DTS Play-Fi, Dynaudio, Electrocompaniet, Harman Omni, HiFiAkademie, ickStream, JH Audio, Linn, McIntosh, Meridian, MartinLogan, Paradigm, Polk, Pro-ject, PS Audio, Raumfeld, Simple Audio, Sonos, Steinway Lyngdorf, Wren Sound Systems with more to come.
    Convenience without compromise

    More than just a music service, TIDAL users also have access to unique editorial created by music journalists and industry insiders. Ideal for those wishing to find out more about their favourite artists or for those looking to find new music, TIDAL’s expertly curated editorial includes album spotlights and daily updated features, including artist interviews, daily news articles, playlists and close-ups on artists, labels, sub-genres and historical eras. Weekly playlists also present highlights from the week's new releases and top recommended tracks.

    We are delighted that TIDAL has launched and that music lovers can now appreciate music the way it is meant to sound,” said TIDAL CEO Andy Chen. “But the music is just one part of the service. The expert editorial educates, entertains and enriches the music experience whilst the music videos complement the music perfectly. We are sure that TIDAL will quickly become the music streaming service of choice for all who appreciate high quality at every level.

    As an advertisement-free, lossless, CD-quality music and music video streaming service with extensive curated editorial expertise, TIDAL is available now in the UK and the U.S. for a monthly subscription of £19.99 / $19.99. To experience high fidelity streaming, visit the TIDAL website at www.tidalhifi.com.

    We will have a review of this exciting new service coming very soon but who likes the sound of this?

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