Tidal is testing a new DJ session feature for HiFi Plus subscribers

The tidal logo is situated above the top third of an iPhone screen with the Tidal app that says “DJ Session” with a playlist called “sweet” and a red DJ icon on the right next to the AirPlay/wireless connect button.
The now-playing screen shows a red DJ button that enables the live streaming-like function. | Image: Tidal

Tidal, the high-bitrate quality music streaming service, is testing a new feature that lets its HiFi Plus subscribers play DJ. Participants of the service’s Early Access Program can switch from playing music just for themselves to a DJ session, which then provides a link that can be sent to friends who can listen in.

Tidal DJ works like running your own live radio broadcast or a headphones-only silent party. It’s similar to remote sharing features from other streaming services, like Spotify’s remote group session or Apple’s SharePlay — except you don’t have to know who the listeners are. In that way, it’s more like Turntable.fm or the old Spotify add-on (when Spotify wanted to be the “OS of music”) SoundDrop.

The Tidal feature can let…

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Author: Umar Shakir