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JUKE – Simply Listen to Music

Listen to a million songs without paying millions – with the music streaming service JUKE, it’s possible. Right on time, with the launch of Windows 8, JUKE brings out an app specially programmed for the new Windows user interface. The advantages: even faster access to the service and the user’s own playlists are also available offline via a special cache system.

JUKE CEO, Frank Taubert says: “Windows 8 is designed for usability – just like JUKE. The fact that apps can now run across multiple device form factors and screen sizes is perfect for us as a music streaming service. Launch Windows 8, download the JUKE app through the Windows Store, and start juking.”

“The JUKE app takes advantage of the immersive user experience of Windows 8 and we are happy to have JUKE in the Windows Store,” said John Richards, Senior Director of Windows App Marketing for Microsoft Corp.

Users pay a flat rate of EUR 9.99 a month for music on myjuke.com – and it’s legal and advertising-free. The music archive contains 18 million tunes from over 80,000 labels. JUKE’s top feature is its usability – simply go to myjuke.com, register and start juking. No extra player or software required. JUKE streams exclusively in Dolby® Pulse format. Dolby® Pulse is an audio codec that has been specially developed to deliver the best sound quality even at low bit rates. That’s how we listen to music now. And all of that at an unbeatable price that one usually pays for a single album! myjuke.com

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ABOUT JUKE:

JUKE, the cloud-based streaming service with one of Europe's largest music libraries, is a product of 24-7 Entertainment GmbH, Europe's leading service provider for digital music. JUKE currently offers more than 18 million tracks by over 80,000 labels in all musical genres. The music can be listened to streaming live right onto a computer, a smartphone, or another mobile device, and be organized into custom playlists. In order to guarantee optimal sound with no errors, JUKE exclusively uses brand-new Dolby Pulse Technology from Dolby, a company long synonymous with exceptional sound quality. Using a computer, JUKE can be accessed via the website www.myjuke.com. For mobile devices, there is also a free app, which enables JUKE to be used in offline mode. JUKE's streaming service does charge; the monthly fee is 9.99 euros. JUKE is available in Germany, Austria and Belgium.

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