Google Play Music invites users in Japan to plug-in, and listen to different music

Imagine having to physically connect over 13,000 3.5mm headphone jacks to different sources of music, and place them all on a wall to show off the variety of music available on Google Play Music?

Such audacious ideas are nowhere near the extreme ideas at Google, who set up an interactive sidewalk billboard in Shibuya. Until October 24th, if you happen to be traveling near the Parco in Shibuya, you can plug in and listen to some 35 million tracks available on Google Play Music.

Google Play Music just formally launched in Japan last month, so it all fits into promoting the service along with a discounted subscription to entice folks into signing up.

Just like a switchboard operator from the 1950s, people can tap into Google’s vast array of music. Each jack offers different tracks and genres of music. What is equally impressive however, is all the work that went into building and wiring this thing in the first place. It’s a mass of wires that would overwhelm most people, but apparently not Googlers.

via: Japan Trends


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