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Up Next for Apple: Emerging Musicians

Up Next for Apple: Emerging Musicians

Apple Inc. has unveiled Up Next, a program to give emerging artists a public platform, via one months’ exposure across various Apple Music platforms. The first artist to go Up Next is Atlanta’s 6lack, a 24-year-old singer whose debut album, Free6lack, was released in November. Born Ricardo Valdez Valentine, his stage name is pronounced “black.” Apple today released a […]

Clive Davis Doc Goes to Apple Music

Clive Davis Doc Goes to Apple Music

Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives is being distributed exclusively through Apple Music, Davis announced on the eve of the film’s April 20 premiere at the 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, where it provided a glitzy opening night at Radio City Music Hall. The documentary, directed by Chris Perkel, was financed by IM Global and produced by Scott Free […]

Tidal Offers Master Class

Tidal Offers Master Class

Music service Tidal this week begins providing MQA  audio to subscribers, promising a “studio-quality” sound streaming experience for subscribers to its Tidal HiFi package. The MQA, or Master Quality Authenticated, experience will be available only via desktop app, to those who pay $19.99 a month for Tidal HiFi. The MQA streams will be 96 kHz/24 bit, about double the standard Tidal HiFi […]

Internet Radio Rundown

Internet Radio Rundown

Our favorite legacy service, Pandora, made the list, as well as newcomer TuneIn, both among the top five internet radio apps reviewed by CNET. In an age where streaming is the new normal, no one should be more than one-click out from one of the lifelines on this list.  While that has been a disruptor for terrestrial radio, some […]