Qobuz joins forces with QUB Musique in Quebec
PARIS and MONTRÉAL, Feb. 17, 2023 /CNW/ – Qobuz, the pioneering French high-res on-line music platform that may be a touchstone for audiophiles worldwide, will likely be coming to Canada in Might 2023. And so as to add to the joy, from the day of its Canadian launch, the Qobuz providing will incorporate all the wealthy catalogue of Québec streaming platform QUB Musique.
A pure growth and distinctive showcase
The combination of QUB Musique with Qobuz will give Québec artists an entire new expertise showcase for his or her works whereas delighting QUB Musique subscribers with an enhanced, transformative music-listening expertise. As an integral a part of Qobuz, QUB Musique will keep its distinctive model—for instance, by offering personalized playlists for Québec music lovers together with high-quality native editorial content material (album opinions, function articles and interviews).
As Qobuz Deputy CEO Georges Fornay describes it, “After an preliminary, extremely profitable collaboration with Quebecor, Qobuz may be very happy to be taking this partnership one step additional and thus strengthening our presence within the Canadian market. Qobuz and QUB Musique share the identical values and convictions about music distribution, providing a differentiated strategy that fosters the promotion of creative creation and worldwide, French-language and native musical tradition. We’re delighted to welcome Canadians and Quebecers into the massive Qobuz neighborhood and supply them a novel, full expertise for having fun with and rediscovering all types of music.”
Says Quebecor Vice-President for Digital Content material Mathieu Turbide, “Quebecor is delighted that the QUB Musique model will proceed to develop and evolve as a part of Qobuz, a world-class, high-performance platform that has an in depth monitor report and is acknowledged by audiophile and music lovers all through the world. As a Qobuz shareholder since 2019, Quebecor believes in the way forward for this platform, whose many attributes will allow us to proceed pursuing our core mission of that includes expertise from Québec.”
Rediscovering music with Qobuz
Since its founding in 2007, Qobuz has continued to develop its neighborhood of passionate followers of all types of music. With its catalogue of greater than 100 million titles, Qobuz presents a various surroundings the place everybody can uncover, be taught, accumulate and share their music. For demanding audiophiles and music lovers, Qobuz—the platform that pioneered high-resolution sound—ensures unequalled sound high quality approximating that of the artists’ unique studio recordings (24-bit/as much as 192 kHz).
An genuine cultural medium, Qobuz additionally stands out for its wealthy editorial content material, together with album opinions, panoramas, liner notes, interviews, biographies and testing grounds, and near half one million articles to let music followers enrich their musical tradition. Qobuz additionally presents a personalized strategy to music: suggestions made by a workforce of specialists, to hunt out tomorrow’s abilities and allow native and worldwide artists to emerge. On this regard, Qobuz will now be internet hosting the 4000 playlists rigorously curated by QUB Musique to showcase creators from Québec.
Present QUB Musique subscribers will likely be entitled to a most popular month-to-month charge once they switch their subscriptions to Qobuz. Beginning in Might 2023, Qobuz will likely be accessible on iOS and Android gadgets, in addition to on Macs and PCs.
Quebecor, a Canadian chief in telecommunications, leisure, information media and tradition, is without doubt one of the best-performing built-in communications corporations within the business. Pushed by their dedication to ship the absolute best buyer expertise, all of Quebecor’s subsidiaries and types are differentiated by their high-quality, multiplatform, convergent services and products.
Québec-based Quebecor (TSX: QBR.A, QBR.B) employs almost 10,000 individuals in Canada.
A household enterprise based in 1950, Quebecor is strongly dedicated to the neighborhood. Yearly, it actively helps greater than 400 organizations within the very important fields of tradition, well being, training, the surroundings and entrepreneurship.
Based in 2007 and a pioneer in high-quality sound, Qobuz is the French music streaming and downloading platform for everybody who needs to totally expertise and share their ardour for music. Out there in 25 nations world wide, in Europe, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and Japan (high-res downloading service solely), Qobuz presents unique editorial content material written by a workforce of specialists. With its huge catalogue of over 100 million titles, Qobuz additionally presents the richest selection of high-resolution recordings in the marketplace. Qobuz has a Hello–Res AUDIO licence from the Japan Audio Society. To be taught extra, go to qobuz.com.
SOURCE Québecor Média inc.
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