The Google IO event today brought news of “Music Beta”, which is a digital locker that enables its users to store music in the cloud instead of their hard drives. Basically, “after uploading your existing music library to a remote server, you’ll be able to stream your music to your Android phone or web-connected PC; as long as you’re connected to the internet, you’ll be able to access your music wherever you go.” Continue reading for a video preview.

You’ll be able to add up to 20k songs, and it’s free while its in beta mode. Like Amazon, which launched a similar service in March, Google does not have licensing deals with the music labels.

[via Wired]