Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Music

TIDAL Music School Aims To Create a New Generation of Kids Who Can Identify Miles Davis & Read a Map

Do you want to expand your children’s knowledge of music and the world map? The TIDAL Music School is now accepting all students.

TIDAL Music School

This should have happened a long time ago, but better late than never. TIDAL is clearly aware that the next generation of music listeners is being educated on TikTok and that their exposure to the past 100 years of music worth listening to is rather limited.

If we are going to grow the next generation of audiophiles or consumers who care about sound quality — it’s not going to happen unless we expand their minds to a much larger world and the composers, songwriters, and musicians that came before Drake and DJ Khaled.

We also really like the emphasis on world music and teaching kids about the rest of the planet and where a lot of excellent music originated.

Our education system has failed miserably on that end and anything that helps kids locate Tel Aviv, Hong Kong, Buenos Aries, and Prague on a map is a great idea.

TIDAL logo

The Skinny

Global music and entertainment streaming service TIDAL today launched Music School, a new learning hub to provide subscribers with captivating playlists inspired by unique genres and geographic locations.

Content in the new learning hub will expand TIDAL’s existing 101 playlist series, highlighting the origins and history of the music and instruments that shape the most popular sounds of today.

The TIDAL Music School will be home to TIDAL’s expertly curated editorial content designed to expand members’ knowledge and appreciation across genres – members can expect playlists to be refreshed and expanded on a regular basis. 

Music School Hub Components:  

FOR KIDSPlaylists that provide introductions to music genres (without explicit language/themes) for kids 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, & 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 across the globe selected by local editors 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 90+ sub-genres—from Drill Rap (“Welcome to the Party” by Pop Smoke) to Latin Jazz (“Mambo Gozon” by Tito Puente) to Death Metal (“Slowly We Rot” by Obituary). 

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

MUSICOLOGY: Playlists that explore how famous instruments—like the Gibson SG guitar, the Fender Rhodes electric piano, and even the cowbell—have been used in music throughout the decades, across all genres. Songs featured in this category include “Dance The Night Away” by Van Halen, “Back In Black” by AC/DC, “All I Do” by Stevie Wonder, and more!

“While music trends change, the foundational sounds highlighted throughout these playlists will continue to shape music for years to come. As listeners, knowing this history builds a deeper appreciation and elevates the connection between artists & fans,” said Tony Gervino, TIDAL’s EVP & and Editor-In-Chief of Programming and Editorial. “Through content like the Music School, we’re doubling down on our mission to put artists and music fans first by creating new ways to listen to and discover new music.” 

Music School is TIDAL’s latest offering timed to the Back-to-School season. On August 15th, TIDAL launched a series of curated playlists centered around various mental health struggles people can experience during the Back-to-School season, including Finding The WordsThe Best Is Yet To Come, and You’re Going To Be Alright to help people of all ages during this time.

TIDAL offers music lovers unlimited access to an extensive catalog of over 90 million tracks across all genres, 450,000 music videos, thousands of expertly curated playlists by TIDAL’s seasoned editorial team, and hundreds of live events.

Music fans can access TIDAL through a range of membership options including; Free featuring minimal interruptions, HiFi with interruption-free access to HiFi sound quality and offline capabilities, and HiFi Plus which also gives access to best-in-class immersive sound formats.

Learn more about TIDAL and subscribe at TIDAL.com.

Related reading:

TIDAL Launches HiFi Plus: Better for Artists & Listeners

Spotify HiFi and Some Wishful Thinking

Apple Music Upgrades to Lossless Audio and Dolby Atmos At No Extra Charge

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement

New Products

LG Magnit 136-inch 4K DVLED TV

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

For those with $300,000 burning a hole in their pocket, the LG MAGNIT 4K 136" Micro LED TV is now a reality.

Pro-Ject Debut Pro S Turntable Subplatter Pro-Ject Debut Pro S Turntable Subplatter

New Products

The $1,200 Pro-Ject Debut PRO S Turntable offers a more hands-on approach to playback and cartridge swapping.

EPSON LS800 UST Projector Lifestyle EPSON LS800 UST Projector Lifestyle

New Products

The Epson EqiqVision LS800 4K Pro-UHD UST Projector might finally convince you to go large in the living room.

Audioengine DAC3 Dongle DAC connected between smartphone and headphones Audioengine DAC3 Dongle DAC connected between smartphone and headphones

DACs

The Audioengine DAC3 joins the growing ranks of affordable Dongle DACs for only $149.

Amazon Devices 2022 Amazon Devices 2022

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

Amazon is taking over our entertainment, our homes, and our lives. If you are an Amazon fan, then their new product offerings may be...

SIXFIVE V652S In-Wall Speaker Rear SIXFIVE V652S In-Wall Speaker Rear

In-Wall Speakers

SIXFIVE Audio is launching a new series of in-wall/ceiling speakers and powered subwoofers. Find out what to look for.

Advertisement

You May Also Like

Digital Music Systems

The $1,299 iFi NEO Stream is a Roon Ready network streamer with open source architecture and no limitations of streaming platforms.

Music

H1 2022 record sales were up a rather surprising 22%. CD sales took another downward spiral.

Digital Music Systems

The free Roon 2.0 update includes a brand new mobile app, Roon ARC, that that allows users to remotely connect to their Roon Core...

New Products

The long-awaiting PSB Alpha iQ Powered Loudspeakers are finally here. BluOS, HDMI eARC, and a MM phono stage are part of the package.

New Products

The ELAC Debut ConneX™ Powered Speakers offer Bluetooth, HDMI-ARC, phono connectivity and more.

Articles

Two Iconic American brands. The McIntosh MX1375 and Jeep Grand Wagoneer make really sweet music together.

Head Units

Alpine is the first aftermarket car audio company with full TIDAL integration. Is it the start of a new trend?

Music

Spotify reports positive news for Q2 2022 with healthy subscriber and revenue growth but ends its Car Thing and Spotify HiFi remains MIA.

Advertisement

ecoustics is a hi-fi and music magazine offering product reviews, podcasts, news and advice for aspiring audiophiles, home theater enthusiasts and headphone hipsters. Read more

Copyright © 1999-2022 ecoustics | Disclaimer: We may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.