Tidal users can benefit from a library of over 25 million tracks, 75,000 music videos and curated editorial articles, features and interviews written by experts.
With distribution agreements signed with a plethora of 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 US.
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 can access Tidal on a wide range of home and portable audio products.
Tidal has announced that partnership and integration agreements have already been made with 34 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 and Wren Sound Systems.
Tidal’s 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,” comments 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.”
Tidal is ad-free and available for a monthly subscription from www.tidalhifi.com or from the App from the iTunes App Store or Google Play.