From Bloomberg: Apple Inc. is planning sweeping changes to its year-old music streaming service after the first iteration of the product was met with tepid reviews and several executives brought in to revive the company’s music strategy departed. Hey Apple, fuck Apple Music. How about fixing iTunes? Oh, also fix the Music app on iOS.
An obituary for iTunes by Adam Clark Estes at Gizmodo: It was swift and relatively painless. On June 30, 2015, iTunes gave birth to Apple Music, a much-awaited and disappointing pay-to-play streaming service. By this time, iTunes was in poor health, due to the viral popularity of streaming music services. Apple Music, I thought, would […]
Things didn’t go well for Jim Dalrymple with Apple Music: I love Apple. I love them because they take difficult problems and come up with innovative, simple solutions. The things they make just work and we trust them. Unfortunately, my experience with Apple Music has been exactly the opposite. As of today, I’m missing about […]
I’ve been using Apple Music since it launched yesterday. It’s interesting. I’m not sure if I’ll be signing up after the 3-month trial is over, but so far I like the recommendations it gives me. The playlists under “For You” are good, but I’ve been playing around with the ability to create a “station” based […]
The Telegraph, reporting on the reaction of indie UK record labels on Apple Music’s terms: Apple is accused of attempting to launch its new Spotify rival, Apple Music, in a way that would leave Britain’s independent record labels “completely screwed” and struggling to survive. The Silicon Valley giant is demanding that record labels such as […]