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Tag Archives: Apple Music

This week in streaming: SoundCloud launches subscription service, Tidal celebrates one year

Posted by on March 30, 2016

If there’s one place where the music industry keeps growing, it’s vinyl. But thankfully, there’s more than one, as streaming is experiencinga banner year as well. In fact, in 2015, the music industry actually brought in (slightly) more money than it did the year prior. Streaming revenue from both paid and ad-supported services made up […]

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Listen to Deftones’ “Prayers/Triangles” now

Posted by on February 4, 2016

Deftones have been patiently doling out bits and pieces of information about their new album, Gore. We first saw a leaked track listing to an album called Gore, which turned out to be correct. Then a teaser last week gave us a riff from a song, which was expanded yesterday with a one-minute teaser for […]

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Apple Music names its best metal of 2015

Posted by on December 11, 2015

During this time of the year, many sites, magazines and others in the music industry release their lists of what they believe are the best albums of the year, including rock and metal. These ‘best of’ lists are, of course, subjective to whoever put them together but some sources certainly carry more influence on their […]

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Women don’t know how to find music, most powerful man in music says

Posted by on November 20, 2015

From producing albums by Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Nicks and U2 to co-founding Interscope Records to co-founding Beats By Dre, it can’t be denied that Jimmy Iovine is one of the most successful businessmen not only in music, but overall business. Now one of the heads of Apple Music, Iovine made one of the stupidest remarks […]

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Apple Music has 6.5 million subscribers

Posted by on October 21, 2015

When Apple Music launched at the end of June, it more or less ushered in the battle of streaming music services. Giving all iTunes users a free three-month trial of the service, many in the music industry were looking to the fourth month, which is when they would find out how many people cancelled their […]

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Apple Music decides to pay artists, labels during trial period

Posted by on June 22, 2015

You’ve got to hand it to Taylor Swift: she’s undoubtedly the most powerful person in the music industry right now. If an open letter on your web site is enough to make the most powerful company in the world to change course, you’ve earned that title. Apple’s new streaming service, Apple Music, will launch next Tuesday […]

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Apple Music launches, will become available at end of the month

Posted by on June 8, 2015

Many in the music and tech industries have been waiting for Apple to reveal their Pandora and Spotify rival. When they took over Beats about a year ago, it was assumed that they would fold that into their new service. Today at the Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC), they unveiled their new service, Apple Music, which […]

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