U.S. music fans can now enjoy Deezer Premium+ on Bose products

 

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Big news! Together with Bose, we’re bringing Deezer Premium+ to the U.S. for the first time, exclusively through Bose SoundTouch™ and SoundLink® products.  What’s more, we’re excited to offer Bose customers everywhere 50% off the regular subscription price, with Premium+ at just $4.99 a month.

Like Deezer, Bose delivers a high quality audio experience to satisfy even the most hardcore audiophiles out there. At the touch of a button, fill your home with music via Bose SoundTouch™ and Soundlink® Wi-Fi systems. Get instant access to over 35 million tracks on Deezer via the SoundTouch™ app. You don’t even need to set up a username or password, the auto-account creation will do it for you in one click.

Deezer Premium+ will roll out across Bose products in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Owners of Bose systems around the world can enjoy Deezer Premium+ at the promotional price of $4.99 a month for 12 months (normally $9.99 a month), with a 30-day free trial.

Head over to deezer.com/bose to take advantage of the offer. Current Bose SoundTouch™ system owners will be able to access Deezer Premium+ from 10th October 2014 via a software update.  

Our smart new look

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After months of fine-tuning, today we’re pleased to present the new Deezer. Our stripped-back, smart redesign puts music recommendation first.

Thanks to all your helpful feedback, the new streamlined design makes it easier than ever to discover music you’ll love.

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Enjoy personalised greetings and super smart recommendations from Flow. Help it learn your tastes by telling it when you love or hate a track.

 

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Improved search makes it easier to find the music you want, in an instant. Results now show playlists containing the track you searched for.

 

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We’ve moved the player from the header to the sidebar, letting your recommendations take centre stage.

 

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A new sidebar gives you one-click access to your music library and to all the Deezer features you love. Access your account settings and information about Deezer by clicking on the icon next to your name.

 

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Alexandre Croiseaux, VP Product, Deezer said: “Deezer has built a global audience of over 16 million people, so we have access to a huge amount of data, meaning we can adapt the service to the needs of our users. We believe our new design is truly smart, both in terms of form and functionality, and as a result we are putting the focus squarely on what matters the most – the music.”

Go to www.deezer.com/v5 or click on “Try the new Deezer” to switch to the new version.

 

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Exclusive Kyary Pamyu Pamyu app

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Today sees the release of “Pika Pika Fatajin”, the third album from J-Pop sensation Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ). An idol in her native Japan, the “Harajuku Pop Princess” started out as a fashion blogger and model and has spent the past 3 years rising to the top of the charts in Asia and beyond.

To celebrate this release we’ve created a very special app that lets you explore the world of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. Besides showcasing her brand new album, the app includes an interview with the artist and an exclusive playlist of songs that inspire her. Want to know why Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is known as Japan’s Lady Gaga? Check out her biography, latest photos and video clips to see for yourself!

 

Deezer is now integrated with Google’s Chromecast

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Today we’re pleased to announce our integration with Google’s Chromecast, seamlessly uniting music, mobile, and TV for the ultimate home entertainment experience. Using the latest version of the Deezer app, as a Premium+ subscriber you will now be able to access all the features you love on your TV using Chromecast.

The integration includes the introduction of a new feature which allows multiple Deezer users to interact with the app on one TV at the same time. You can combine your own favourite tracks with those of your friends, along with recommendations from the Deezer Editors. No more fighting over what to play next – simply use your mobile like a remote control to navigate the Deezer app and find your favourite artists. In addition, a new optimised design puts cover art firmly in the spotlight, meaning your music has never sounded, or looked, better!

Daniel Marhely, founder, Deezer said: “We want music fans to enjoy music discovery without limits. We are already available on more devices than anyone else and believe that by integrating with Chromecast we can break down musical barriers even further.“

Download the Deezer app for iPhone and Android, plug in your Chromecast to the HDMI port on your TV, and start casting your favourite music!

Deezer for Chromecast is available from 25th June to Premium+ subscribers in the following countries: Brazil, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, Norway, France, Germany, England, Spain, and Portugal.

New Deezer app sounds better than ever

 

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Upcoming versions of our iPhone and Android apps will feature enhanced audio quality (up to 320kbps) for Premium+ subscribers, meaning incredible audio no matter where you are, along with other exciting new features.

Our updated iPhone app also introduces crossfading and an equaliser, giving you ultimate control over how your music sounds. With the equaliser you can pick from a range of audio presets that best suit the type of music you’re listening to, from rock to classical. Audiophiles everywhere rejoice!

IMPORTANT: This update will clear your synced music, so in order to listen offline you’ll have to resync your favourite albums and playlists once the update is complete. Trust us, it’ll be worth it!

Deezer Young Guns 2014 Results

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And the results are in! Deezer Young Guns is an international competition to highlight brilliant emerging artists from around the world. Our Editors selected 27 local artists they thought deserved recognition, and from those, 4 finalists were chosen by a Deezer panel to be featured on the Young Guns app. It was then up to you, lovely Deezer users, to decide the winner by listening, favouriting, and adding to your library, all of which gave the artist points.

With the final scores counted last weekend, we are proud to announce that Middlemist Red, a psych rock band from Budapest, Hungary, have won Deezer Young Guns 2014! They received thousands of plays across the globe, gaining new fans from New Zealand to Peru. We see exciting times ahead for this band, and we’re glad to be there right at the start, giving them a helping hand by promoting their new EP and forthcoming album on Deezer.

For all our finalists it was the first time that they were able to reach a global audience on a streaming service, so it was exciting to see such a great reaction from new fans. Congratulations to all who took part, especially our 3 other finalists:

- The Ransom Collective, from Manilla, Philippines

The Posterz, from Montreal, Canada

Monte, from San Jose, Costa Rica

And lastly, big thanks to you for supporting these wonderfully talented emerging artists!