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they've got a new service that isnt mobile, but has no ads:
you also dont need an invite to join anymore.
If only to get rid of the adverts for "Propaghanda" which seem to be the only ones I get at the moment. Wouldn't use the mobile one, so I'll think about this.
If the search option worked on this site I could find an old thread were I stated that spofity needed different price options when it launched. Free or £10 a month was not much of a choice - this is an improvement.
Unrestricted streaming for 20 hours per month
So they are going to start capping the free service?
I still perfer mobile and higher sound quality due to having high end cans and buds but it's good to see a middle ground for people not fussed about sound quality and mobility.
but i suppose if you didn't already have free then it's a better option than that pointless spotify open thing.
The mobile feature certainly sways me. I'm thinking about it.
how much do you value access to nearly all the music in the world? only a few years ago you'd have struggled to have bought six albums for £60.
It's all about ownership.
I don't rent music.
3 have just snared me into a trial month of premium for free. But the mobile app for symbian (nokia) doesn't scrobble. And when all's said and done, the music isn't mine. So I can't see myself going for it.
Spotify is a nice try-before-you-buy service. But after a good 5+ years, 'they' STILL don't get that allofmp3 had the mp3 model sorted: virtually everything available to download, pay per KB, no DRM, and an album at decent quality for comfortably under a fiver.
its hard not to take things for granted when new stuff comes along so quickly though!
for an audiophile the increased sound quality is a MUST
a MUST I say
But it's the holes in the library that bug me. It gets frustrating when checking out new artists finding the album you're interested in not there.
saving myself a fiver a month
..by sticking with the free version
and the mobile version is one of the greatest things ever. sure, i don't own the music, but then the music i do want to own i go and buy.
i think spotify is the greatest thing to appear in music, and the problem it'll face isn't turning the people who buy music into paying for it... beacuse the easier it gets the more likely they will change to it. the hardest thing is getting those who dl for free to change over to it.
and then stop subscribing. Would you go back to the normal free version, or the new free version where you're limited to 20 hours of listening?