The BeatsMusic music streaming app is about to break into the market, launching on January 21st. BeatsMusic is a curated mood and genre-based player, so it’s hoping to provide you with higher quality music for your dollars.
If you are in the market for a music app for your smartphone, then you are spoilt for choice. As well as the big names – Apple, Google, Spotify, and Pandora – you also have smaller apps such as Sky.FM, a great music streaming iOS app.
BeatsMusic describes itself as “the new music service that combines the power of human curation with technology to always deliver the right music to you at the right time“. It will be available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and the computer, and will cost $10 a month to access more than 20 million tracks, the same price as a premium subscription on Spotify. If you tell the app where you are, what you’re feeling, and who you’re with, it will deliver appropriate music.
Apart from that, it pretty much follows the standard pattern for a music app – set up your profile, follow your favourite bands and singers, make playlists, and share what you are listening to.
If you are with AT&T, then you can take advantage of a special offer that they have negotiated with BeatsMusic. You can sign up for the “Beats Music Family Plan” which gives you 5 accounts across 10 devices for $14.99 a month.
Like Pandora, BeatsMusic is only for the US at the moment. So anyone outside the US who is interested will have to sign up for the mailing list to be notified when the service rolls out in their country.
Let us know in the comments if this is a service which piques your interest. Does curated music appeal to you? Or is it a “meh, just another music app”?