Tag Archive: Beats


Apple has launched its “Back to School” promotion for 2015, and this year’s is… kinda “meh” to be honest. Instead of the gift cards Apple offered in 2014 and 2013, this year students who buy a new Mac will be… Read more ›

Beats 1 Radio and other Apple services are down

Fans hoping to catch the MTV announcement of this year’s VMA nominees on exclusively on Beats 1 this morning got a rude awakening as Apple servers crashed right before this year’s batch of artists were revealed. We’ve been trying to… Read more ›

If you want to hear who this year’s MTV Video Music Awards nominees are, you’ll hear it on Apple Music’s Beats 1 channel first. Even before you’ll hear it on MTV! Today, Apple announced on the official Beats 1 Twitter… Read more ›

This week was all about the launch of the surprisingly fantastic Apple Music streaming service and the Beats 1 24/7 radio station here at Cult of Mac, and we’ve pulled all the cool info you’ll want about these two new… Read more ›

Run the Jewels are getting their own Beats 1 Radio show

Beats 1 already boasts a superstar cast of DJ’s but they’re about to get a new pair of hosts in the form of rap group, Run the Jewels. Killer Mike and El-P are set to take over Beats 1 every… Read more ›

3 easy ways to record Beats 1 audio onto your Mac

Beats 1 is live 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and it’s a fantastic way to get your dose of what’s happening right now in urban music. Problem is, just like the terrestrial radio that it uses as… Read more ›

Apple Music isn’t available on Android yet — though it is coming — but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on Beats 1 radio. Thanks to a new web app, you can tune into the 24/7 worldwide broadcast… Read more ›

How to catch up on the Beats 1 playlists you’ve missed

One of the most highly-touted aspects of Apple Music is the streaming service’s focus on human curation — epitomized by its Beats 1 radio station, which skips algorithmic recommendations in favor of real, breathing human DJs. If you miss out your… Read more ›

Open your iOS 8.4 Music app and start listening. Beats 1 radio went live today at 9 a.m. Pacific time or 12 p.m. Eastern time, one hour after the launch of Apple Music itself. But is it any good? I’m your… Read more ›

So far, Beats 1 has been absolutely great. I’m a fan, and it’s been less than 24 hours! Apple’s new global, 24/7 radio station is everything I hoped for — a discovery-oriented platform showcasing what’s new and what’s good. Of… Read more ›