#GooglePlayMusic Launch Party

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Last night, I attended the Google Play Music Canada launch party! The service is Google’s entry into music streaming in Canada. For a limited the first month is free and $7.99/month (regular $9.99) after the trial. You can check out Google Play here.


The food was catered by La Carnita and there was plenty of it! I totally stuffed my face with free food and drinks. Everything was delicious, including a cookies and cream popsicle that was to die for.

The night’s entertainment was provided by Stars, Kevin Drew, A Tribe Called Red and Keys N’ Krates.

.@youarestars beginning with "take me to the riot" #googleplaymusic

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.@kevinselection singing "Mexicam Aftershow Party" cuz there's tacos afterall #googleplaymusic

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.@atribecalledred turning this to a dance party #googleplaymusic

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Damn it wish I had my actual camera to capture this hoop game @atribecalledred #googleplaymusic

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The room was familiar faces from my Twitter feed and I did muster up the courage to talk to a few of them.
photo 1There was also plenty of stations around with tablets and headphones to try out the new service. I will totally admit I avoided them for a little bit because all I saw was things like Mumford and Sons and Avril Lavigne on the screen but when I played around I realized there’s a huge catalogue of other music available and it will only keep growing. I also talked to a representative who talked about a hub that may be soon available to indie musicians.
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As I left the party, they handed out a wrapped gift that happened to be a Google Chromecast. I haven’t actually heard of it before the fact but I’m excited to try it.
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Look out for my Chromecast experiences in my Vlog!

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One thought on “#GooglePlayMusic Launch Party

  1. We’ve had a Chromecast for about a year now (got it in the US for 30$). A lot of people say it’s like Apple TV but I never really found it useful. Hopefully you find an interesting way to use it.

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