Monthly archives: June, 2015

Apple Music Reviews: What Tech Critics Are Saying

Apple released the iOS 8.4 update on Tuesday (June 30), and with it came the highly anticipated Apple Music streaming service….


Pretty Girls throw shade: Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea clash over ‘flop’

Spotify released its annual Songs of the Summer playlist last week, but one song was notably missing from the steaming site’s list….


Apple Music doesn’t have Prince…

Apple Music is here, and according to the early reaction on social media, it’s going down rather splendidly….


A Look Back at Spotify’s U.S. Launch for Clues to Apple Music’s Future

There were keynotes. Analyses. Interviews. Features. Think pieces. Deconstructions. It was a big deal….


Kygo and Apple Music Team Up For New Streaming Service’s Launch

Kygo and Apple Music today (June 30) announced a partnership that will position the tropical house artist as a face of the new streaming service….


Dave Grohl Felt ‘Terrified’ Watching ‘Montage of Heck’

  Dave Grohl could not bear to watch the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck, he said in a recent interview with The Washington Post. The Foo Fighters frontman, who served as the final drummer in Nirvana, told the paper that when his wife stumbled on an airing of the film on HBO one night in May, he felt “terrified.”…


Chris Blackwell signs with Kobalt: ‘The Future of Music Publishing’

  Music industry legend Chris Blackwell has signed a global publishing administration deal with Kobalt for the complete songwriting works of Bob Marley – and plenty more besides….


Apple Music Spells Caution For Some Pandora Investors

The music business has a wait-and-see attitude about Apple Music, but investors have already started to place their bets. Shares of Internet radio company Pandora have fallen 12.2 percent since the last closing price before Apple debuted its new music-streaming service on June 8. …


New Shazam Feature Tracks Artists’ Tags

Shazam has announced its newest product feature, intended to prove that “the biggest the stars in the world are also the biggest fans,” as the company’s statement put it….


Rihanna Releases Ominous Extended Trailer for ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’

Last night at the BET Awards, Rihanna shared an extended trailer for “Bitch Better Have My Money” — which once again features someone being ambushed. In this case, it’s a wealthy-looking blond lady who shares an elevator with Rihanna….