Streaming’s Coolest New Content: From Regional Indian Music to Tomorrowland DJ Mixes
Now one can also host a group listening party where users join the same playlist or podcast at the same time
For most melophiles, summers are synonymous with music festivals, concerts, and outdoor gigs. With all of those things now a distant dream, streaming services have been vying to bring the freshest, most innovative content, and tech to the table. Here’s a roundup of all that’s on offer:
Regional Music Playlists, Podcasts and Mini-Docu by JioSaavnAll through August, JioSaavn will be promoting India’s rich and diverse regional music as part of its ‘We Are India’ campaign. On offer are curated playlists, podcasts and a mini-documentary series on YouTube featuring artists from across India. Expect a whole lot of content in 12 Indian languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bhojpuri, English, Haryanvi, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.
Catch Tomorrowland DJ Mixes on Apple Music
The streaming giant features all-new DJ mixes from the biggest music festival in the world, which in its debut online edition saw over a million people tuning in. Listen to sets by Adam Beyer, Charlotte De Witte,VER:WEST, , Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Joris Voorn, Jack Back, Yves V and more.
Stream the live DJ sets HERE
Listen Together in Real-Time via Spotify’s Group Session
In a bid to bring back the joy of communal listening, Spotify has introduced a beat feature that allows Premium users to listen to music together in real-time. As many as five users can remotely stream content together, where the host can share a unique link or scan code with guests. The Group Session feature is currently in beta and its features continue to evolve.
To know more, check out Spotify’s blog, For The Record.