Amazon launch HD music streaming service, RouteNote artists are live now

Amazon have just launched their new music streaming service bringing the sound of crisp HD music to your ears for cheaper than TIDAL.

Amazon Music are taking their sound to the next level with the announcement of Amazon Music HD. For just $5 extra a month than Amazon Music Unlimited with the same 50+ million tracks but in Hi-Def plus millions of Ultra High Definition songs which Amazon describe as better than CD quality.

The new service offers listeners their entire library of on-demand music in FLAC (free lossless audio codec) format. The service is now available for $14.99 / £14.99 a month or at $2 / £2 less a month for Amazon Prime members here:

Amazon Music’s Vice President, Steve Boom said: “We spoke with many artists while developing Amazon Music HD, who were excited about the potential for fans to be able to stream their favourite music, and hear it as it was originally recorded.”

Neil Young even weighed in on the new service’s launch, adding: “Earth will be changed forever when Amazon introduces high quality streaming to the masses. This will be the biggest thing to happen in music since the introduction of digital audio 40 years ago.”

Okay Neil, yes it’s pretty cool but I think it’s time for your nap now. You’re getting worked up.

RouteNote artists get their HD music on Amazon Music HD for free

If your music is already uploaded with RouteNote and you selected Amazon for it, well then we have good news. Your music is now live and streaming on Amazon Music HD!

If you didn’t select Amazon when you uploaded your music but you want your music streaming around the world on their new service; simply go to your release(s), select ‘Manage Stores’ and add Amazon. We’ll get it sent over straight away.

Uploading your music for the first time? Hit Amazon in the store selector and you’re good to go.

You can upload your music in FLAC for free with RouteNote so fans listen to your music the way it was intended to be heard on Amazon Music HD.

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