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YouTube to rebrand streaming music effort as 'Music Key'

By Shawn Knight
Aug 19, 2014
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  1. Remember Music Pass, the yet-to-launch streaming music service from YouTube? After months of delays that ultimately resulted in the division's product manager parting ways with the company, the service may finally be coming together under a completely new name according to...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT TS Evangelist Posts: 1,970   +586

    It all has been available already, with the use of the right plug-ins, to get rid of the ads and to just download the music tracks.
     
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,331   +804

    I'm certainly never going to entertain the thought paying 10 bucks a month for a music service, I highly doubt I'd use it even if it was free forever. It's just not for me.
     
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  4. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 974   +99

    Id use it if it was free, I mean, it's "free" afterall. However pay per month? Come on, if I were to add all the little $5 payments for Music, Movies, TV, Broadband id be shelling out few hundred dollars a month. Then again, I guess it all depends on your priorities and non of them are life essentials but still!
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,331   +804

    Yup. All these $1 p/m subs add up to something substantial eventually.
     
  6. robb213

    robb213 TS Member Posts: 54   +12

    Since I havn't really been following the matter too much: is it really going to affect small labels and independents much? Nearly all the EDM I listen to on promotional channels are such. As far as I read in other articles it just affects what Google deems a large enough label.
     


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