Blavity's Tidal Overview + Reactions from the Internet
March 31, 2015 at 5:29 am
Tidal, Jay-Z’s new streaming service, purchased earlier this month as a part of Swedish based streaming service Aspiro was officially announced March 30th in New York. This is the first fully artist owned and centered streaming service has made its way to the US. It competes with services like Spotify and Pandora with it’s main draw, high fidelity music and curated content. Their goal is a better sound and a better experience for listeners all backed by artists interests. Jay-z has placed a huge bet on improved sound quality and let’s hope that consumers are willing to pay a little extra.
There are two tiers of service, TIDAL Premium for $9.99 and TIDAL HiFi for $19.99, which is going to give you higher quality audio. Both subscriptions give fans access to exclusive content. As we’ve learned from the release of Magna Carta Holy Grail, announced via a three-minute commercial during game five of the NBA Finals, that Jay-Z is a fan of drama. And guess what? Drama works. Several stars joined him in signing an artist contract to work with the company. View the full press conference on TIDAL’s homepage . And in this pivotal moment, the internet was was set ablaze. Here are some of the best reactions.
How good is @TIDALHiFi high definition audio? Will I be able to understand Young Thug? Can I hear one of Drake's tears fall?
— Lawrence of Suburbia (@TravisLJones) March 30, 2015
just watching this Tidal press conference for the part where they sacrifice a virgin to Baphomet
— Desus Nice (@desusnice) March 30, 2015
— Pels In Six (@ShotByLu) March 30, 2015
Can't wait for the 2016 bar from Jay about how Tidal failed but he still made 50M from it.
— ✨🦦America Is Musty🦦✨ (@DragonflyJonez) March 30, 2015
"If I can't listen to the crisp snares and sharp high hats in my Beats through Tidal, it's not worth listening to." ~ insufferable dickheads
— A Man With No Name (@SnottieDrippen) March 30, 2015
I want to filter Tidal, but im afraid I'll miss an important tweet about oceanography.
— Fatniss Collardgreen (@_xoalexandra) March 30, 2015
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