Apple has quietly launched a brand new function for its music streaming service that would make it easier to broaden your playlists and discover new artists to hearken to. It is a personalised radio station referred to as “Discovery Station,” which picks the songs it thinks you would be into from Apple Music’s catalog. As Apple Insider notes, the tech large’s music service hasn’t gone all in on algorithmic suggestions like Spotify, which has a number of playlists that may generate mixes based mostly in your listening habits.
An Apple spokesperson instructed us that Discovery Station will solely play music you have not performed on the service earlier than from each acquainted artists and doubtlessly unfamiliar ones it thinks you may like. And since its primary goal is that will help you uncover new music, it’s going to by no means play the identical tune twice and can play constantly till you cease it. Like different playlists that use algorithms to advocate tracks, Discovery Station additionally bases its strategies in your exercise and can preserve altering as your style evolves.
The function is now stay around the globe. Should you’re an present subscriber, you may entry it by going to your Pay attention Now web page and trying out the Stations for You part. If you do not have a subscription, it’s going to value you no less than $5 a month within the US for an audio-only plan or no less than $11 a month if you need entry to Apple Music’s video programming and different options, equivalent to lossless audio and Dolby Atmos.