Tag Archives: music

Apple App Store Outages

Several high-level Apple services are experiencing issues and outages on Wednesday morning, Apple has confirmed. These issues are impacting a number of consumer-facing services, including Apple Music and Radio, Apple Books, and the App Store platforms across both iOS devices and Mac. For some users, the services are down. For …

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TikTok’s New Sony Music

TikTok announced this morning it has signed a new licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment (SME) that will allow the short-form video app to continue to offer songs from Sony Music artists for use by creators on its platform. The agreement will also see the companies partnering on efforts to …

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YouTube Music on Apple

  Google is currently moving full-speed ahead with YouTube Music, leaving the aging Play Music in the dust. Despite announcing this change last year, YouTube Music still hasn’t reached feature parity with Play Music. It’s a little bit closer today thanks to the new YTM smartwatch app. However, that app …

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Retro Inspired Music

  If you mashup feel-good summer music, ridiculous 80s-inspired imagery and retro tech, you’ll get the lighthearted and fun web radio service Poolside.fm, the so-called “sunniest place on the internet.” The website where you can stream beachy, chill or disco tracks in a classic MacOS-like space relaunched last year to …

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Google Play Music

  Google Play Music, which debuted in 2011, has been on the chopping block ever since Google decided to refocus its music streaming efforts on the YouTube brand. Now, Google is bringing the blade down. YouTube Music will take over completely from Play Music, with the latter shutting down forever …

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YouTube Music Charges

Pay to Play Your Own Music on Your Own Speakers As streaming services have become more ubiquitous, they’ve begun treating people who actually own content in increasingly hostile ways. In Google’s case, it intends to replace Google Play Music with YouTube Music by the end of the year — and …

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Everything You Need To Know About Canadian Music Week 2017

While our neighbours south of the border will be partying in the desert at Coachella, Toronto will be celebrating the 35th annual Canadian Music Week. This unique event puts a spotlight on the business of music by bringing Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast together into a single week of celebrations. …

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Apple Music on Android catches up with iOS

Apple’s subscription streaming service, Apple Music, rolled out a major (ver. 2.0) release to Android users today, introducing a new design that largely brings the app to parity with its iOS counterpart. The update includes a visual makeover, which organizes content into a few main sections – Library, For You, …

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Hot Spring 2017 Books For The Music Lover

If you’re a music junkie who is also an avid reader, Spring 2017 offers a perfect opportunity to sink your teeth into an invigorating new read. With this year marking the one year anniversary of Prince and David Bowie’s deaths, the season ahead features titles which commemorate their contributions to …

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