YouTube Music is introducing a brand new radio expertise that lets users create their very own custom stations, the corporate advised ClassyBuzz on Tuesday. Previous to the launch of this feature, users have began music listening experiences by selecting from preexisting playlists, radios or albums, however now users can create their very own radios from the bottom up.
With this new expertise, you may decide as much as 30 artists when creating your individual radio station. You may also select how regularly these artists seem and apply filters that change the temper of the station. The expertise lets you select if you would like the radio to solely embody the artists you’ve chosen or in case you additionally need content material from a broader set of comparable artists as nicely. There’s additionally the choice to refine your outcomes additional through the use of particular filters, akin to “new discoveries” or “chill songs.”
Well-liked music streaming providers like Spotify and Apple Music provide radio options that permit users to create playlists primarily based on a selected track or artist, however they don’t provide further customization past that time. YouTube Music’s redesigned radio expertise offers users much more flexibility than its opponents.
“With this new radio performance, we’re flipping that mannequin on its head, empowering users to create their very own radios from the bottom up, by combining key music constructing blocks akin to artists and customary music descriptors,” the corporate stated in an e mail. “The result’s giving users much more management over their music listening experiences, and permitting them to slice their music in some ways at present unavailable to them, on YouTube Music or actually any music service.”
To entry the feature, you could navigate to the YouTube Music homepage and scroll down till you see “Your music tuner.” The brand new expertise is rolling out on iOS and Android in the entire nations the place YouTube Music is offered for each free and paid users.