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December 13, 2018
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Apple Music removes ability for artists to post to Connect, posts removed from Artist Pages and For You

Apple Music Connect appears to slowly be going the way of iTunes Ping. Apple has started notifying Apple Music artists that it is removing the ability for artists to post content to Apple Music Connect, and previously posted Apple Music … Continue reading

December 12, 2018
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Apple offering discounts on HomePod to Apple Music subscribers as holiday promotion

Apple is currently sending out emails to Apple Music subscribers with promo codes to buy a brand new HomePod with a significant discount. So far, UK customers are receiving codes worth £50, bringing the price of a HomePod down to … Continue reading

December 7, 2018
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[Update: Spotify Wrapped now live] How to visualize your Apple Music listening history, including top songs, artists, and more

Thanks to GDPR, Apple now offers a way to view and download all of the data it has collected from you over the years. Australian developer Pat Murray has created an incredibly interesting tool that is able to visualize your … Continue reading

October 14, 2018
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New Apple Music features I hope are added in iOS 13 and macOS 10.15

I’ve been thinking a lot about new Apple Music features that I hope are coming in iOS 13 and macOS 10.14. Earlier this year, I wrote up an Apple Music vs. Spotify comparison that summed up exactly how I feel … Continue reading

September 24, 2018
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Comments Off on Here are some of the documentaries you can watch on Apple Music

Here are some of the documentaries you can watch on Apple Music

Apple Music is of course an audio-first streaming service, but if you have time to kill, you can kick back and watch documentaries on musicians, producers, and other aspects of the biz. Here’s a roundup of some of the titles … Continue reading

September 8, 2018
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Apple Music now separates albums from singles & EPs on artist pages [updated]

Update: This feature appears to have been reverted for all users. It’s not clear why it was only available temporarily — hopefully it returns soon. Apple Music has updated to better separate content items on artist pages. Previously, Apple Music … Continue reading

August 17, 2018
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Comments Off on 24 Prince albums now available on Apple Music, including brand new compilation

24 Prince albums now available on Apple Music, including brand new compilation

Prince’s Warner Brothers catalog hit Apple Music early last year, but that left many of his albums missing. That’s been corrected today, thanks to an agreement between the Prince’s Estate and Sony Legacy Recordings … more… 9to5Mac

August 8, 2018
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Comments Off on Cook says Apple not in music streaming for the money, touts human content curation

Cook says Apple not in music streaming for the money, touts human content curation

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down to discuss Apple Music and its place in the burgeoning music streaming world, once again touting the service’s human content curation as a key benefit over competitors like Spotify. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 1, 2018
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Comments Off on Drake breaks his own record as ‘Scorpion’ locks in 170M single-day streams on Apple Music

Drake breaks his own record as ‘Scorpion’ locks in 170M single-day streams on Apple Music

Drake’s has broken his own record with his new album ‘Scorpion,’ which now holds the title of the most streamed album in a single day. Apple told The Verge that Scorpion raked in more than 170 million streams during its … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
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Apple names Oliver Schusser as head of Apple Music division as the service now surpasses 40 million subscribers

The last we heard, Apple Music had surpassed 38 million subscribers back in March. Now we’re hearing that the service has now surpassed 40 million subscribers. That’s 2 million subscribers in just about a month. more… 9to5Mac

March 6, 2018
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Comments Off on Six month Apple Music trials to be bundled with some new CarPlay vehicles

Six month Apple Music trials to be bundled with some new CarPlay vehicles

Apple has teamed up with Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler to offer a new perk for customers buying certain CarPlay-equipped cars. From May, eligible vehicles will come with a 6 month Apple Music trial, which typically runs $ 9.99 per month. Apple … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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Rediscovering a love of music with HomePod, HomeKit, and neon

When Apple announced HomePod during last year’s WWDC, I observed the introduction with only passing interest. Music had taken a back seat in my life. While I was fascinated by HomePod’s design, I never thought that I’d end up with … Continue reading