Sony updated the Music Unlimited application on the PS3 last week, bringing some great new feature asked by the community. Cosmetically, you’ll probably first notice that Sony’s new branding has finally landed on PS3. More importantly, however, the new app gives you added control over how you listen to and access music.
The new “My Channels” function that lets you build custom radio stations around your favorite artists. Simply type in the name of the artist and the service will populate a station with songs from that artist and related artists. Another great enhancement to the service makes it easier to skip tracks you dislike. Really don’t like a song that is playing on one of the channels? Just “dislike” it and we’ll automatically skip to the next one.
The “My Channels” and the “dislike” enhancements — available to both Basic and Premium subscribers — add to your ability to customize the music you listen to on the service. The features will also available via a firmware update for 2010 and 2011 connected BRAVIAs, PCs, and Blu-ray Disc devices, so you’ll share a common experience among your Music Unlimited enabled devices.
PS3 users also have more power to adjust on the fly with the ability to edit playlists directly from the system. You can now create new playlists from scratch, delete or rename them. Songs can also be deleted or added to existing playlist providing complete control over your listening experience.