As long as i can remember, when music went digital, so did the piracy. Digital music pirating got its first big start with Napster, and this was almost purely because the music industry just couldn’t keep up with the changes, and were stuck in the past specifically with regards to distributing the music.
However, in 2015 we have the option of cheap alternatives to illegal download services… and for the first time in the history f the music industry online music streaming has actually become a viable option! In all honesty, the way streaming works these days it’s actually so much easier to just stream rather than try and find a reliable torrent (and run the risk of being caught).
The only streaming service that has taken an active interest in the South African market is: Deezer. They have acknowledged (along with the help of Vodacom) that we have different needs down here Deezer worldwide has 16 million monthly active users! Deezer also has a whopping 35 million tracks in its library which are available in more than 182 countries. Those are some seriously impressive numbers.
Even if you’re still a little unsure of the app, just download it and give it a try, you have nothing to lose… and about 35million songs to gain!
I recently got together with a few other music-crazy people to try and come up with some “ultimate” playlists. So if you’re looking for some playlists to get you going, this is a good place to start! Check the sneak peaks of the playlists below, click on the title and it’ll open the full playlist in a new tab for you.