Apple is preparing to stop iTunes music downloads in 2019, according to sources inside the company, including a statement by Jimmy Iovine, an executive at the tech giant who was formerly at audio brand Beats.
Calvin Harris has admitted that he feels he is doing a “disservice” to himself by not allowing the influence of UK house music feed into his productions more.
In an interview with Zane Lowe on his Beats 1 show on Apple Music, the Scottish superstar producer praised the calibre of house music that is coming out of the UK’s electronic scenes at the moment, saying that he regrets not continuing to draw on the ‘90s house sounds that have previously influenced him in his career.
Carl Cox is set to unleash his first drum & bass mix in seven years on 30th March through Beats 1. It also marks his return to Apple Music’s digital station having previously featured on Beats 1's One Mix in 2016.
The mix is being shared as part of Apple Music’s One Mix Drum & Bass Month. Every Friday morning at 7am GMT throughout March a mix will be delivered by one of the best names in the genre. The shows will be re-streamed on Saturdays at 3pm GMT and will also be availabel on demand after that.
The streaming wars are warming up with the revelation that Apple Music has overtaken Spotify in the US, the biggest music streaming market in the world.
But don’t be fooled though, Spotify still has almost double the number of subscribers and is still the leading streaming service in several other major regions, including Europe.
According to the WSJ, Apple Music — which only launched a couple of years ago — has seen a huge increase in users, partly due to the fact it’s been preloaded on every iPhone sold since Apple bought Beats from Dr Dre for $3 billion.
Martin Garrix is set to appear in a new documentary by Apple Music. Adding to its ever-growing list of titles, the streaming service is about to release a fresh flick celebrating the life, times, tunes, and global hysteria surrounding one of the biggest men in the EDM scene: Kygo.
Apple Music boss Jimmy Iovine has confirmed that the streaming platform is aiming to branch out beyond just music.
In a Q&A session during the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour last weekend, Iovine said: "At Apple Music, what we're trying to create is an entire cultural, pop cultural experience, and that happens to include audio and video."
Prince’s back catalogue is set to hit Spotify and Apple Music, according to reports from Bloomberg.
Prince’s music remains one of the few collections from a major artist unavailable on the two streaming platforms, but sources close to his estate have reportedly revealed that is set to change.
Skepta — grime pioneer, Mercury Prize winner and now the subject of a new Apple Music documentary. You can watch the trailer for it below.
Filmed during the build up to his sold out 10,000-capacity show at London's Alexandra Palace earlier this month, Skepta: Greatness Only tells the story of Skepta's rise to the top of the grime scene.
808 is a documentary that charts the history of the massively influential Roland TR-808 drum machine, featuring contributions from Diplo, New Order, Pharrell, Rick Rubin, the Beastie Boys, Afrika Bambaataa, Damon Albarn, Felix Da Housecat and many more.
It’s been aired at numerous film festivals through the summer, and is now set to become available to stream on Apple Music on Friday 9th December. You can watch the trailer for it below.
In celebration of her recent release with Maelstrom - 'RAAR004' on their own imprint RAAR (check it out here), we asked Louisahhh to put together a playlist packed full of her favourite afterparty tracks.
Here's what she had to say on her playlist and listen to it below.