Collaborative listening platform Soundrop, which initially started out as a Spotify app, launched on the competing music subscription service Deezer Monday. Soundrop offers Deezer users access to tens of thousands of so-called social listening rooms, which offer up music streams curated by its community.
Many of these rooms are genre-based: Soundrop has rooms for Progressive Metal, Minimal House, K-Pop, Reggaeton and pretty much any other genre you can think of. Each of these rooms is programmed by its listeners, with options to vote on tracks before they’re played — think Turntable.fm meets Reddit.
There are also a number of artist rooms, and Soundrop has been successful in teaming up with a number of producers and bands that have used the service to promote their music and interact with fans. For the launch on Deezer, it teamed up with Danish electro producer Trentemøller, and in the past, it also partnered…
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