April 2012

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Tips & Tricks

New Rdio Spotlight: Click, Collect, and Share

We’re back with more Tip & Tricks for New Rdio — today we’re focusing on some of the ways we realized a couple oft-requested features. Let’s take a closer look at the Action Menu.

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Click the plus (+) sign on any album, track, or playlist to open the Action Menu. Unlimited Subscribers can use Sync to Mobile to add the item to their Offline Collection. If you’d like to add the album to your Queue, select Play Later.

You may have noticed that Add to Playlist now appears on albums too. That’s right, you can add full-album to playlists using the action menu, or using another brand new feature — drag and drop.

On New Rdio you can click an album and drag it directly into a playlist in the left-hand sidebar.

This brings us to the next menu on the action menu — Share. Select Share from the menu to open up all the share options.

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You can also use that nifty drag and drop feature to Share, too! Just drag the item to a friends icon in the right-hand sidebar to open up the Share menu, and send to them via Facebook, Twitter, Email, or direct link.

That wraps up this week’s peek into New Rdio. If you’ve got any questions or feedback, let us know!

Curious? New Rdio is a visually beautiful and dynamic way to play Rdio. The completely redesigned new Rdio is available to all Web and Unlimited subscribers.

∞  April 5, 2012 — 1:55PM

MusicNew Music Weekly

New Music Tuesday - April 3, 2012

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There’s a international flavour to this week’s new releases — Brazilian singer-songwriter Céu and the late Mexican singer Selena have new full-lengths out this week, as does American rapper Obie Trice. A new album from Canadian folk troupe Great Lake Swimmers make this a truly global release day. Listen to the New Music Tuesday playlist and read the playlist notes below for even more from our musical world this week.

Playlist Notes

  • Dr. John - Locked Down
    The blues singer-songwriter’s new solo album has a distinctly modern flavor — it was produced by the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. Hear Dr. John’s new sound now.

  • Rascal Flatts - Changed
    The country-pop trio release their eighth studio album today, complete with the appropriately-titled first single “Banjo.”

  • Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
    Dramatic pop diva Nicki Minaj follows up her major label debut with an album that more fully demonstrates her quirks. With more rapping, more varied production, and more theatrics from Minaj, this is a party worth attending.

  • Justin Bieber - “Boyfriend”
    This summer, the pop sensation will drop his second album, and “Boyfriend” is our first taste. Strumming guitars, whistling synths, and Bieber’s restrained vocals hint at a mature sound for the young singer.

∞  April 3, 2012 — 11:51AM

Rdio Recommends

Rdio Recommends: March 2012

Another month of incredible new music always means more songs, albums and artists that you might've missed. Not to worry — here's a playlist of tunes we think you might like and want you to know about, too.

Listen the the Rdio Recommends: March 2012 playlist now, and make sure you let us know: What did we miss? What did YOU miss this month? Review the playlist or leave a comment to make your mark.

About Rdio Recommends: The first Monday of every month, we’ll review and create a playlist that reflects what we’re enjoying and think you might also like. It is composed entirely of new music from the previous month.

∞  April 2, 2012 — 12:20PM