Tag Archive: Music

When it’s time for music, just reach for the BOTTLE

Don’t let the bottle in the name fool you. The boomBOTTLE+ by SCOSCHE Industries is no place for a beverage. But your ears will quickly realize it is filled with sound. The boomBOTTLE, rolled out today on the SCOSCHE website, is a portable Bluetooth speaker that has the height and girth of the common water […]

Senior director of Apple Music has left the company

In a surprising move, Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers has left Apple — just two months after the new streaming service was launched. Rogers was key in shaping Apple’s online radio strategy, leading to the launch of Beats 1. Prior to joining Apple in August 2014, he worked as CEO at Beats Music. It’s […]

Apple Music brings the Latin groove with new partners

Apple has signed a deal with Latin American “cultural outlet” Remezcla to create playlists for Apple Music. The company, which began as a Latino events guide for New York, specializes in Latin America’s musical “new wave.” It regularly produces content for brands and festivals eager to reach young Latino audiences — something Apple is more […]

Why leave? Apple Music is great right now

What the hell, internet? Apple Music, for all its growing pains and glitches, is a fantastic music streaming service. It’s free unlimited music now, cheaper unlimited music later, and Apple Music is undoubtedly going to get better, especially if you’re already tied into Apple’s ecosystem. If you take off before the trial period ends, you’re […]

According to a survey published today, roughly 48 percent of Apple Music listeners polled say that they have already given up on Apple’s streaming music — and the free trial isn’t even over yet. A total of 61 percent meanwhile claim that they have already disabled the auto-renewal option on their accounts so as not […]

Apple has announced the line-up for its upcoming Apple Music Festival, previously known as the iTunes Festival — featuring performances from Apple favorite Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Florence + The Machine, and others. The concerts take place in London, in the U.K., over 10 days from September 19 to September 28. “We wanted to do […]

With the purchase of Beats Electronics and the subsequent launch of Apple Music, Jimmy Iovine quickly became Apple’s best hope for saving the music industry. But in a new interview, the Beats co-founder says it’s just not cool to be into music anymore. To help ignite the scene, Iovine and Dre created an Academy for […]

Apple debuted three new ads for Apple Music over the weekend, via its YouTube channel. Like the iPod ads of old, the new spots show off Apple’s creative cool by highlighting both popular and up-and-coming musical acts, with the tagline “All the artists you love and are about to love, all in one place.” Check out […]

5 ways for iTunes and Apple Music to harmonize

Yesterday’s iTunes update brought a few improvements to Apple Music as it lives on the Mac and PC. The minor tweaks and bug fixes are always welcome, but Apple Music still has a long way to go before the experience is where it should be, particularly in iTunes. Don’t get me wrong, I really like Apple Music. I […]

Obama shuns Apple Music to share vacation playlists

“Welcome to Spotify, Mr. President,” tweeted the streaming music giant on Friday morning. That’s right: the President of the United States just shared two vacation playlists and he didn’t use Apple Music. The two music lists, titled “The President’s Summer Playlist: Day,” and “The President’s Summer Playlist: Night” contain 20 songs each, showing an eclectic […]