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Beats Music streaming service will launch on January 21 starting at $9.99

By Shawn Knight
Jan 13, 2014
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  1. It’s been a while in the making but Beats Music, the subscription streaming audio service from Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, is finally launching. The service will go live on January 21 for Android, iOS, Windows and the web starting...

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  2. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 850   +201

    I don't think this will be any better than their terrible headphones. I'll stick to Spotify.
     
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  3. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,500   +813

    Spotify is going to kick the crap out of this.

    And I love how the man in charge of BEATS AUDIO is accusing others of not understanding music. Theres more to music than bass good sir.
     
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  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,201   +422

    Beats bass isn't even good... not sure why so many people think it is. It's loud but not good or clean sounding. Even the nicest pair of Beats don't go as deep or clean as my cheapest pair of SoundMagic HP100 headphones... and I've done direct comparisons.
     
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  5. Dj23

    Dj23 TS Rookie

    So what's Trent Reznor's role in all of this?
     
  6. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 1,779   +476

    If you want headphones with a good clear sound just go with Sennheiser.
     
  7. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    This sounds terrible. Their premise that other streaming services rely on algorithms is bad and people choosing is on the surface an interesting thought. But the algorithms work on likes and dislikes and get better over time, with people involved especially "Rap Radar, Rolling Stone and Pitchfork" now there are people with direct monetary interest involved in sending you crap they want you to hear. Getting away from RIAA controlled radio was precisely why streaming services that play what you want them to play are so successful.
     

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