Rhapsody 60 Day Free Trial Available For A Limited Time

by Damian on March 3, 2011 · 10 comments

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Rhapsody, the popular online streaming service, is offering for a limited time a free 60 day trial. You can access Rhapsody on your PC, mobile devices, home audio system, and more. I generally use Pandora, which I have playing at work via my Squeezebox Radio or at home via my Sonos setup (review hopefully to be done shortly for those interested). I have been meaning to try Rhapsody, and I think this 60 day trial may be too good to pass up. You can sign up for the free trial here. Keep in mind that even though the trial is free and you can cancel at any time you are required to provide your credit card information. Here is what Rhapsody posted regarding:

We offer a free trial so you can get to know Rhapsody. However, we must limit each customer to one free trial. Your valid credit card helps us determine that you are eligible for this offer.

You will not be billed during your 60-day trial. After it ends, you will be charged US $9.99 (plus applicable taxes) per month thereafter. If you decide Rhapsody isn’t for you, you can cancel by phone or online anytime. Any MP3s that you purchase from Rhapsody will be charged individually.

UPDATE – it took me about two minutes to sign up for the trial and add a few albums to my library. I then hopped over to mysqueezebox.com, downloaded the Rhapsody app, and a minute later I had Rhapsody playing on my Squeezebox Radio!

Find your favorites or let them find you

Wherever you sign in to Rhapsody, you’ll find the same great features. The service was designed to make it easy to discover new music, or just kick back and listen to your favorites.

Click to Play 

Click to Play

Whether you’re listening on your computer, your stereo system or a mobile device – all you have to do is click Play. There’s no need to pay for individual songs, no need to store files, and no limits.

Music Catalog 

Music Catalog

Over 10 million songs – and growing. The Rhapsody catalog covers every style of music. Find your old favorites and the newest releases, major label artists and indie bands.

Search and Browse 

Search and Browse

If you know what you want to hear, it’s easy to search the catalog – just start typing the name of an artist, album or track. If you’re not sure what to play next, you can browse by genre or check out the list of related artists.

Playlists 

Playlists

Think of it as mixtape 2.0. Build playlists of your favorite artists for a party, for working out, for your commute – or any other situation. Just drag and drop the songs you want into the order you want.

Rhapsody Radio 

Rhapsody Radio

Want a great mix of music, with one click? Play a Rhapsody Radio station. You can listen to a station based on a specific artist, a genre, or a theme. There are no ads, no DJs – just non-stop music.

Charts 

Charts

Wondering what’s hot? Check the charts. You’ll see what other Rhapsody members are listening to right now – by artist, album or song.

New Releases 

New Releases

Be the first to hear the latest from your favorite artists. New albums are being added to the catalog daily, and new releases are often added the same day they hit the stores.

Staff Picks 

Staff Picks

Our staff of music fanatics are always willing to offer suggestions. Think of them as the cool record store clerk – without the attitude. The editors publish a new list of recommended albums every week.

Artist and Album Info 

Artist & Album Info

The catalog isn’t just music; it’s also chock-full of bios, trivia and reviews. Read up on your favorites while you listen, you may learn something new about the artists you’ve always loved.

My Library 

My Library

Save music in your library for easy access. Think of it as the shortcut to your favorite artists and albums from wherever you sign in to Rhapsody.





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Hi, my name is Damian, and I'm tech gadget addict! Although I always had some interest in technology, it wasn't until I got my EX470 and more importantly found Mediasmartserver.net, that my interest became an addiction. My goal, aside from world domination and to see the Mets/Broncos win another championship, is to set up the perfect digital home where all my media is available at the click of a button. When I am not writing for Mediasmartserver.net you can find me over at my blog at http://www.adigitalhomeblog.com or follow me on twitter


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goondog March 3, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Damian

You Rock! Thanks for the tip on this deal.
I was a rhapsody subscriber in the past but jumped ship to napster ($5/month) for my sonos system. After headaches with napster i was just about to sign back up with rhapsody when i saw your post.
I think the interface and content is possibly the best of the streaming services. No social media etc to clutter things up.
I plan on joining after 60day trial and i think they have a streaming only subscription for $5 too (if you contact rhapsody and ask). Ill stick with this plan unless spotify finally comes through.
thanks again for all that you do!

Damian March 4, 2011 at 10:57 am

Awesome, great to hear. I signed up yesterday and have been playing Rhapsody all day today at work (Squeezebox Radio). I also set it up on my wife’s iPad/iPhone and showed her how to use it

Mike March 4, 2011 at 10:54 am

Good tip. Definitely looking forward to the Sonos review as I’m very close to ordering the ZP90.

Damian March 4, 2011 at 10:56 am

Right now I have a black S5 and 1 ZP90 at home. Will eventually be adding another S5 and possibly a ZP120 for outdoors. Obviously due to the cost it takes some time to build everything up, but so far it has been worth it

goondog March 4, 2011 at 3:05 pm

I have 7 zones of sonos pumping everywhere (installed during a home build) from my garage to my deck and everyplace in between for the last 3 years.
There is music on all the time for adults and kids.
Ive tried stuff from audioengine, logitech, even airfoil/airport express(!) back in the day, but I can honestly say without reservation sonos is the best piece of technology i have ever purchased and really THE one tech gadget my entire family can use without frustration. Well worth the $$ in the long run.
my2Cs.

Damian March 4, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Right now I have two zones (ZP90 and S5). However, in reality I only have one zone (S5). I had the ZP90 connected to my AVR in my bedroom, serving as my wired sonos. However, I never used it because it requires using two remotes (i.e. one remote to operate the AVR and the second remote to operate the ZP90). This takes away much of the convenience that I like. I decided to just throw the ZP90 in another room just hidden connected to a switch for now. I plan on just getting another S5 for the bedroom to replace in the near future, and from there I will figure out how I want to expand next

Luis Valentin March 26, 2011 at 12:35 pm

I want to trial ur 60 day

charles brooks April 12, 2011 at 8:13 pm

I signed up for the 60daus I thought and was only given 5days why was this when ur ads claim 60 days

Damian April 13, 2011 at 7:16 am

I would definitely ask them what happened, as 5days doesn’t even seem like a normal trial period

Rick April 5, 2013 at 10:05 am

It’s a great deal, but the day you cancel you lose all of your songs from your iphone. What music service will allow me to keep the songs I download, even if I later cancel my subscription?

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