TIDAL launches a music school, courses for children and beginners, history and musicology

TIDE may not be the world’s favorite streaming service, second or even fifth…but the high-fidelity music platform is still committed to providing tools and resources for the music lovers among us. Last Monday, TIDAL launched Music schoola new learning hub that offers subscribers captivating playlists inspired by genres and unique geographies.

Content from the new Learning Center will expand TIDAL’s existing 101 playlist series, highlighting the origins and history of the music and instruments that shape today’s most popular sounds. The Music School will host TIDAL’s carefully curated editorial content, designed to broaden members’ knowledge and appreciation across all genres. Members can expect playlists to be regularly updated and expanded.

Music School Hub Components:

  • FOR KIDS: Playlists that offer introductions to musical genres (without explicit language/theme) for children through fun and engaging songs, including classics such as “Life Is a Highway” by Rascal Flatts, “Try Everything” by Shakira, ” U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer, and more!
  • genre for beginners: 20 foundational tracks from all major genres including Country, Metal, Dance, K-Pop, Folk & Americana.
  • GEOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS: 20 tracks from markets around the world selected by local publishers to serve as an introduction to music from around the world, including Croatia, Brazil, Ireland, Canada, and more.
  • DIVE DEEPER: Playlists that serve as an introduction to over 90 subgenres, from Drill Rap (“Welcome to the Party” by Pop Smoke) to Latin Jazz (“Mambo Gozon” by Tito Puente) to Death Metal ( “Slowly We Rot” from Obituary).
  • MUSICOLOGY: Playlists that explore how famous instruments, like the Gibson SG guitar, Fender Rhodes electric piano, and even the cowbell, have been used in music over the decades, across all genres. Songs featured in this category include Van Halen’s “Dance The Night Away”, AC/DC’s “Back In Black”, Stevie Wonder’s “All I Do”, and more!

“As musical trends change, the foundational sounds highlighted in these playlists will continue to shape music for years to come. As listeners, knowing this story builds a deeper appreciation and elevates the connection between artists and fans,” said Tony Gervino, TIDAL’s Executive Vice President and Editor-in-Chief for Programming and Editorial. “Through content like Music School, we’re doubling down on our mission to prioritize artists and music fans by creating new ways to listen to and experience new music.”

You can visit TIDAL to learn more.

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