Curiosity what do everyone use

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What do you use to listen to music or radio

Dab (list station below)
Local radio station
Amazon music
Google music
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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by Supermann25 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:39 am

I use Android Auto 90% of the time with Google Play Music.
With Songs I have on my phone I downloaded an app on the Google play Store called 'MD PLAYER'. works with android auto and the interface is just like google play music.

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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by ipettkov » Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:47 am

Google music all the time!
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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by Steve » Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:25 pm

I'm surprised DAB is most popular, I didn't even spec mine with DAB.
Why isn't normal FM an option?
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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by oastra » Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:42 am

Because is not covered worldwide.
FM is covered worldwide.
Astra are sell worldwide.

As futur worldwide standard for radio diffusion, I would appreciate both FM and DAB as standard on higher entertainement stuff in Astra

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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by mrtailorson_ » Mon Dec 25, 2017 7:33 pm

if i have the albums: google music
otherwise: spotify

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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by FredOnline » Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:09 am

Don't use the radio as much as I used to in the past.

Nowadays it's Radio 5 Live on DAB.

However, I have a heck of a lot of music on a USB drive. Basically I have in the house a 8GB drive for my music system in my living room - and an exact copy of that USB drive for my car.

I don't know what it is, but music always seems to sound better in the car when you crank up the volume!

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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by Quarryhunslet » Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:28 am

I have reopened this poll, and made it so that members can choose up to 3 options, and can also change their mind later.

It would be interesting to see how things have changed over the last 3 years.

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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by Vayerr » Wed Jul 07, 2021 12:43 pm

Nome of those options. I use YouTube Vanced. It's basically YouTube without adverts which also lets you lock the screen without pausing the video/sound.

By far the best option for me. YouTube is free and has everything you want, can't say the same about Spotify or Amazon. Tried them and a lot of songs are unavailable or are only available not as original but edit versions.

I'm working on an old school way to listen to music as well - download a bunch of songs and throw them onto USB stick. Got about 400 songs out of approx 2000 downloaded, edited and re-named/organised so far.
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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by Kcirtap » Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:09 pm

YouTube costs money - you pay or watch the adverts.
YouTube Vanced is an non official app which has a built in adblocker to allow you to get YouTube premium features.

So you can’t compare it to Apple Music or Spotify - your better comparing it to limewire or Pirate bay as none of the artist get any money from it…

I personally use Apple Music on CarPlay.

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Re: Curiosity what do everyone use

Post by nsanderson » Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:29 pm

Radio X which is on DAB+ now (new-fangled stereo!) is my go to station - I've got Absolute stations plus Smooth Chill and Heart Dance just to give some variety!

If it's not radio, I listen to the numerous albums on my USB stick.
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