It’s been awhile since we’ve heard of anything “big” from Google Music (still in beta) and it seems in attempt to bring the spotlight back on their Music Beta service, Google has introduced their Magnifier Blog. The music blog will highlight new and upcoming artists, give away free music and serve as a hub for those looking to discover new music. You can add the free songs of the day instantly to your Music Beta library in the cloud and it wont cost you a cent. The blog will also deliver video interviews of artists and even feature live performances from time to time. Google Music Beta just got a lot more “hip.”
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