Apple's 24-hour Beats 1 radio station goes live in 100 countries with Spring King, Beck, Jamie xx: "Apple on Tuesday began officially broadcasting Beats 1, its live, worldwide Internet radio station built into the iOS 8.4 Music app intended to promote new artists and songs, enhancing discovery for music lovers."And the band played on.
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Apple Music looking for producer to curate original content & Beats 1 | 9to5Mac: "... looking to fill the role of Apple Music Producer, which it refers to as a ‘definitive point person’ for many design, UI, editorial, software, and marketing teams working on ‘important content and editorial initiatives within the music app.’"A multi-disciplinary role to be sure.
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Beats 1 to feature celebrity shows hosted by Elton John, Drake, Pharrell, Dr. Dre & more: "Apple will indeed have a number of mainstream musicians host shows on Beats 1 including Drake, Disclosure, St. Vincent, Josh Homme, Pharrell Williams, and Elton John, a report said on Thursday."Avalanche!
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Apple Music ad blitz moves to Times Square with Beats 1 billboard: "Posted to Twitter by Beats 1 DJ Zane Lowe, the banner, sporting the catch phrase 'Worldwide. Always on,' dominates a billboard adorning the facade of the Marriott Marquis hotel. Apple shares ad space with T-Mobile, Disney's Aladdin Broadway musical and Liberty Basketball. "Kind of cool. And hopefully a permanent end to payola.
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Long-time iTunes holdouts Metallica “feel very safe” with Apple Music from “the coolest company in the world” | 9to5Mac: "Speaking at Cannes Lions, drummer Ulrich said he and his Metallica bandmates were excited about the launch of Apple Music’s streaming service. ‘I think that Apple is just about the coolest company in the world. I am a huge supporter of Apple and all their products, and I have been fortunate enough to meet most of the people there, a lot of the people who make key decisions, and I feel very safe with them,’ Ulrich said."Shout out from the shouter outers.
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The Logic Pros: 6 powerful new features you may have missed in Logic 10.1 | 9to5Mac: "In this week’s edition of The Logic Pros, we will be diving into some of the most tucked away and over-looked features packed inside the release of Logic Pro X 10.1. "Missed the latest LOGIC features? Check it!
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Apple Music Radio debuts in iOS 8.4 & iOS 9 betas with 28 stations, including Beats 1: "The native Music app in Apple's iOS 8.4 and iOS 9 betas was updated on Thursday with access to a new 'Radio' tab, including a preview of the company's new live, flagship radio station Beats 1."High hopes for this baby.
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How to get your content on Apple Music and manage your ‘Connect’ artist profile page | 9to5Mac: "Now that Apple Music is official and launching at the end of the month to replace Beats Music, artists can already start submitting music and signing up to manage their artist page. Apple Music introduces new social features under the ‘Connect’ branding, allowing artists to share content, post updates, and connect with fans in a number of ways like never before. While some thought these features would be limited to big artists from major labels, Apple surprised somewhat and delivered for independent artists by making the feature open to all."Here's the scoop scoop scoop on indie artists signing up for the new Apple Music service.
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Apple Music to reportedly stream at 256kbps, below Beats Music and industry rivals: "According to Slashgear, Apple Music will stream 256kbps files, in line with Apple's current iTunes Match product. The report does not mention whether the bitrate is to be reserved for 'high quality' streaming, or made standard across both Apple Music and Beats 1 radio."256kpbs arc sounds great to my ears.
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Apple will unveil streaming music service on Monday, Sony chief confirms: "'It's happening tomorrow,' Morris said of the reveal, according to Venturebeat. Morris offered no further details, but many believe that Apple will largely abandon the now-legendary iTunes moniker and call the new Spotify-like service 'Apple Music.'"As much as I like Apple, I predict a ping-like outcome from this expansion. On the other hand, who can argue with Trent Reznor?