Tag Archives: Music

Apple hires several producers from BBC Radio

In addition to courting BBC Radio 1 producer Zane Lowe, more news is pointing toward four additional hires from the station. According to Music Business Worldwide, one of the producers is highly involved with BBC Introducing, which is a show that features up-and-coming artists. Lowe’s BBC producer James Bursey is supposed to be moving to Los Angeles…

Apple Watch app roundup: Best Music and Entertainment apps

This post is part of our Apple Watch app roundup series. You can view the rest of our roundups here. We’ll be keeping these lists updated, so get in touch if you are a developer wishing to be featured on any of our lists, get in touch on Twitter. Apple Watch is almost upon us and we’re starting to see the App Store become flooded with app updates as…

Apple shows off iPad Air 2’s music making capabilities in edgy new TV ad

Timed to coincide with Sunday’s Grammy Awards, Apple debuted a new ad campaign for iPad Air 2. Entitled ‘Make Music with iPad’, the edgy video ad focuses on music creation with artist Elliphant. iPad is changing how we live, work, and create more and more each day. For recording artist Elliphant, it’s liberating her to make music in a radical new way….

Stringer for iPhone shuffles your music in style

Stringer is a new iPhone app that aims to improve the experience of listening to shuffled music. If you’re like me, you enjoy shuffling your iTunes library but occasionally you’ll want a little more control over what is coming up next than the iOS Music app offers. That’s where Stringer comes in. I’ll let Seth Clifford of Derby (the app’s development…

Apple: We’re keeping Beats Music technology, phasing out the brand

An early version of iTunes Radio 2.0? With news that Apple was going to shut down Beats Music, some imagined that Apple was going to leave the streaming music service completely. But, according to Re/code, Apple is staying in the streaming game. The news about Beats Music’s demise likely came from misunderstanding just how much of Beats Music was…

Beats Music app featured in App Store as an ‘Apple App’

If you’ve purchased a device running iOS in the past few years, you’ll remember that when you first open the App Store, you’re prompted with a box that asks if you want to download all of Apple’s apps. The apps, which don’t come pre-installed but are a fundamental part of iOS, include GarageBand, iPhoto, Podcasts and more. The apps have always been apps…

Rormix App Review: The best way to discover emerging music videos

Music videos are making a comeback. That much is clear in the success of platforms like YouTube and Vevo who showcase music videos from the world’s biggest artists. It’s also evidenced through established artists’ attempts to do something different with the medium to gain some press — Pharell’s recent 24-hour music video for “Happy” being one example,…