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Listen to an Exclusive Track from Apple TV’s Physical

The first season of Apple TV’s Physical is set to premiere the week and to commemorate the event we are premiering a track from Isabella Summers’ original score for the series titled “Flake or Thief.” Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack digitally on June 18. The series is awash in a glorious synth score by Grammy-nominated Isabella Summers whose past work includes Little Fires Everywhere, Panic, and Sex/Life. The music provides both a high energy as well as a menacing backdrop to the ...
Tags: Apple, Music, TV, Movies, Apple TV, Soundtrack, Bank, Rose Byrne, Score, Series, Tantrum, Bunny, Summers, J J Abrams, Sheila, Vangelis

Dolby Atmos Music through Apple’s $549 headphones left us shrugging

We take Apple Music's new Dolby Atmos spatial audio catalog of tracks for a spin to see if the immersive format actually delivers a better music experience.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, Home Theater, Apple Music, Dolby Atmos, Streaming Music Services, Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos Music

What is spatial audio? Apple’s 3D sound feature fully explained

Apple is officially rolling out support for spatial audio to Apple Music and more. Here's your guide to everything you need to know about this new audio format.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, Home Theater, Apple Music, Dolby Atmos, Spatial Audio, WWDC 2021

How to add music to an iMovie project on mobile or desktop

There are a few different ways to add music and sound effects to your iMovie projects. ronstik/Getty Images You can add music to iMovie from a variety of different sources, depending on the device you're using. iPhone and iPad users have the option to add soundtracks and sound effects via the iMovie app. Mac users can also add music from their computer's sound library or GarageBand. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. iMovie may be free for Apple users, but...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Music, Mac, Trends, Garageband, Video Editing Software, Google Slides, Video Apps, Tech Insider, Video Editing Apps, iMovie, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To

Apple’s new ShazamKit brings audio recognition to apps, including those on Android

Apple in 2018 closed its $400 million acquisition of music recognition app Shazam. Now, it’s bringing Shazam’s audio recognition capabilities to app developers in the form of the new ShazamKit. The new framework will allow app developers — including those on both Apple platforms and Android — to build apps that can identify music from Shazam’s huge database of songs, or even from their own custom catalog of pre-recorded audio. Many consumers are already familiar with the mobile app Shazam, which...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Music, Media, Tech, App-store, Api, watchOS, Shazam, Artist, Apple Inc, Control Center, AAR

7 ways to listen to music on your Apple Watch

Looking to get the most out of your music and your Apple Watch? The do-it-all wearable supports a number of excellent music streaming services. Here are seven.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Wearables, Spotify, Music, Trends, Pandora, Apple Watch, Tidal, Apple Music, Deezer

Chayce Beckham wins ‘American Idol,’ the first Southern California singer ever to do so

Chayce Beckham, the 24-year-old singer-songwriter from Apple Valley whose lived-in, authentic voice and genuineness on stage appealed to fans and judges alike, won the 19th season of “American Idol” on Sunday. Seconds after host Ryan Seacrest announced Beckham’s name, as fireworks sprayed and confetti fell, Beckham grabbed a microphone and performed his first single, “23,” which released a little over a week ago already has soared up the iTunes charts. “Welcome to your career,” judge Lionel Rich...
Tags: Apple, Music, Abc, Ryan Seacrest, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Ed Sheeran, American Idol, Starz, Beethoven, Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie

Chayce Beckham talks ‘American Idol’ journey and the Beatles song he’ll sing on the finale

A few days after Chayce Beckham advanced to the Top 3 and the finale of “American Idol,” the ABC reality series sent him on the traditional hometown visit. For the 24-year-old singer-songwriter, that meant a trip to Apple Valley in the high desert of Southern California. A limousine delivered him to a town celebration and later took him to Vanguard Preparatory School, which Beckham says was the same as he remembered from his elementary school days. “That’s where I performed my first talent show,...
Tags: Apple, Music, Florida, Abc, La, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ed Sheeran, Starz, Beethoven, Coldplay, Lionel Richie, Oakland, Beckham

Billie Eilish announces three concert dates at The Forum in 2022

Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Billie Eilish has announced the dates for her 2022 Happier Than Ever arena tour. The outing will be in support of the 19-year-old multi-Grammy Award winner’s sophomore release, “Happier Than Ever,” which drops July 30. The tour kicks off in New Orleans in February and wraps up its North American leg with three nights at The Forum in Inglewood April 6, 8 and 9. To ensure tickets are going to fans and not bots and scalpers, Eilish and her team have partnered wit...
Tags: Apple, Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, James Bond, New Orleans, Bob Marley, Ticketmaster, Concerts, Inglewood, Jane, Billie Eilish, Eilish, Top Stories LADN

Just wait. Apple’s shocking audio mistake is part of a much bigger plan

Apple's lossless audio addition to Apple Music came as a shocker: Its AirPods wireless headphones aren't compatible. Is Apple crazy? Yes. Crazy like a fox.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Music, Bluetooth, Trends, Wireless Headphones, Home Theater, Apple Music, Airplay, Lossless Audio

Here’s how Apple can improve the AirPods Max — you’re welcome, Tim

Apple’s AirPods Max have really grown on me. When they were announced at the end of last year, I was broadly sceptical. Yes, I thought they’d be good, but in no way would be worth their $550 price tag. As some nobody with a guitar once said though, “times are a-changin’.” While I still wouldn’t put the AirPods Max on the top of my over-ear Bluetooth headphone tree (currently, that award would go to Sennheiser’s Momentum 3), I’ve really begun to adore Apple’s cans. But this could change in the he...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Music, Sennheiser, Tim, Plugged

50 years later, Apple+ offers a fresh look at ‘1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything’

Think about the year 1971 and some things come immediately to mind: the war in Vietnam. the presidency of Richard M. Nixon and, well, after that, the answers can begin to splinter off into a hundred different directions. Danielle Peck, one of the producers and directors of the docuseries “1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything” knows that the date in the title isn’t an obvious marker in popular music’s journey through the 20th century. But Peck, director-producer Asif Kapadia, and the rest...
Tags: Apple, Music, UK, Movies, Obama, France, La, John Lennon, George Harrison, America, Sport, Cnn, Yoko Ono, Things To Do, Soccer, Paris

You won’t need 17 speakers to appreciate Dolby Atmos in Apple Music

Apple's planned addition of Dolby Atmos Music tracks to Apple Music is going to be a game-changer for musicians and music lovers alike.
Tags: Apple, Music, Opinion, Trends, Home Theater, Apple Music, Dolby Atmos, Streaming Music Services, Lossless Audio, Dolby Atmos Music

Amazon makes its its lossless music streaming service a free upgrade

On the heels of this morning’s announcement of Apple’s next-generation music service featuring lossless audio and spatial audio with support for Dolby Atmos, Amazon is making a move likely aimed at retaining its own streaming music subscribers. The company says that going forward, its high-quality streaming tier, Amazon Music HD, will be made available to all eligible Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers at no extra cost. Amazon first announced Amazon Music HD in fall 2019 with access to over 50 m...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Spain, Amazon Prime, Sony, Music Streaming, Prime, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Surround Sound, Alexa, Amazon Music

Amazon makes its lossless music streaming service a free upgrade

On the heels of this morning’s announcement of Apple’s next-generation music service featuring lossless audio and spatial audio with support for Dolby Atmos, Amazon is making a move likely aimed at retaining its own streaming music subscribers. The company says that going forward, its high-quality streaming tier, Amazon Music HD, will be made available to all eligible Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers at no extra cost. Amazon first announced Amazon Music HD in fall 2019 with access to over 50 m...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Spain, Amazon Prime, Sony, Music Streaming, Prime, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Surround Sound, Alexa, Amazon Music

Everything an Artist Needs to Know About Apple Music

Apple provides a subscription-based music streaming service, but unlike Spotify and other services, it only allows verified artists to upload their music. This makes it a little harder to get your music on their service, but it ultimately legitimizes an artist in the listener’s mind. It is akin to having a record label instead of independently distributing your music. Your Earnings Depend on The Number of Plays Unlike CD sales of the past, or iTunes music, artists earn proportional to the nu...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, News, Jazz, Music News, Apple Music, Adding Music to Apple Music

How to use Spotify on your Apple Watch to play music or control playback

As long as you have Spotify installed on your iPhone, you can listen through your Apple Watch. Hollis Johnson You can play Spotify on your Apple Watch by installing the Spotify app and launching it. Once you start playing Spotify music, you can listen from your Apple Watch or iPhone. You'll need to connect Bluetooth headphones to listen to Spotify directly from your Apple Watch. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Spotify has apps on nearly every internet-conn...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Trends, Siri, Apple Watch, Hollis Johnson, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gadgets (Reference, BI Photo, William Antonelli, William Antonelli Jennifer Still

Why the best device for Apple’s lossless music will be an Android phone

Apple could be about to launch a hi-fi lossless tier on Apple Music. Here's why the company's own devices are less than ideal for wireless hi-fi audio.
Tags: Apple, Music, Bluetooth, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming Music, Apple Music, Hi Res Audio, Streaming Music Services, Aptx, LDAC, AptX HD, Hi-fi Streaming, Lossless Music

The morality and efficacy of going public earlier

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive Natasha and Alex and Chris dug into the world of the IPO. Not just the numbers and the metrics and the calculations of valuations at diluted, and non-diluted share counts. No. We wanted to talk about the morality and efficacy of going public. So to round out our conversation we enlisted Steve Cakebread, the CFO of Yext and Garth Mitchell, t...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Ipo, Tech, Pop, Pandora, Alex, Mitchell, Chris, SPAC, Natasha, Yext, Cakebread, Latch

How to access the iTunes Store in MacOS

With the changes Apple has been making to MacOS, finding the iTunes Store to buy music works differently now. Here's where the iTunes Store is now located.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, How-to, Computing, iTunes store, macOS, find iTunes on Mac, how to see iTunes MacOS, Mac iTunes solution

How to set the default music player on your iPhone and have Siri learn your music app preferences

Update your iPhone to iOS 14.5 and ask Siri to play music in order to select a default music player. Narisara Nami/Getty Images You can set a "default" music player on your iPhone, which Siri will use when asked to play a song. You'll need to update your iPhone to iOS 14.5 or newer in order to set the default music player app. If you want Siri to play music from a different app, you can specify that when giving the command. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. J...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Spotify, Music, Iphone Apps, Trends, Siri, Apple Music, Tech Insider, Music Apps, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Sophie Putka

Spotify is increasing its prices - here's which plans are getting more expensive

Reuters Reuters Spotify is raising prices for a subscription to its family plan in the US to $15.99. Subscription prices in the UK and Europe are increasing as well. Shares of the music-streaming app rose Monday and Tuesday following the news. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spotify is upping the prices for some its Premium subscriptions on April 30, affecting users in the US, UK, and Europe. In the US, Spotify is raising the price for a family subscription, which includ...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Spotify, Europe, Music, UK, News, US, Trends, Ireland, South America, Subscription, Apple Music, US UK, Tech Insider, Music Apps

From NYC to Seattle, Apple’s City Charts show which tunes have residents rockin’

Apple Music is bringing more local flavor to its charts feature with a new City Charts section. It captures the daily top 25 tracks for more than 100 cities.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, Cities, Home Theater, Charts, Apple Music, Streaming Music Services, Seattle Apple

Facebook introduces a new miniplayer that streams Spotify within the Facebook app

Facebook announced last week an expanded partnership with streaming music service Spotify that would bring a new way to listen to music or podcasts directly within Facebook’s app, which it called Project Boombox. Today, the companies via a new “miniplayer” experience that will allow Facebook users to stream from Spotify through the Facebook app on iOS or Android. The feature will be available to both free Spotify users and Premium subscribers. The miniplayer itself is an extension of the socia...
Tags: Apple, Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Spotify, Music, Media, Mexico, Social Media, Tech, Thailand, United States, News Feed, Streaming Music, Facebook News

Apple Music reportedly said it will pay artists a penny per stream - double what Spotify pays

Thiago Prudencio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Apple told artists that it will pay them a penny for every stream from a listener. That is about double what Spotify pays its artists. A movement has launched in the music industry for streaming platforms to pay artists more. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple Music is telling artists that it will start paying them one cent per stream, per a Friday report from the Wall Street Journal.The company told artists the...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, News, Media, US, Trends, Streaming, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Apple Music, Tech Insider, Getty Images Apple, Katie Canales, Thiago Prudêncio, Union of Musicians and Allied Workers

Spotify stays quiet about launch of its voice command ‘Hey Spotify’ on mobile

In 2019, Spotify began testing a hardware device for automobile owners it lovingly dubbed “Car Thing,” which allowed Spotify Premium users to play music and podcasts using voice commands that began with “Hey, Spotify.” Last year, Spotify began developing a similar voice integration into its mobile app. Now, access to the “Hey Spotify” voice feature is rolling out more broadly. Spotify chose not to officially announce the new addition, despite numerous reports indicating the voice option was show...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Music, Siri, Tech, Smartphones, Voice, Voice Assistant, Voice Interactions

How to play Apple Music on an Alexa device

Alexa is ready to play Apple Music with the right skills and connections. Here's everything you need to know.
Tags: Apple, Music, Trends, How-to, Smart Home, Apple Music, Alexa, Apple music for Alexa device, playing music on Echo

Apple clarifies you can’t actually set a ‘default’ music service in iOS 14.5

Apple has clarified that the iOS 14.5 beta is not actually allowing users to select a new default music service, as has been reported. Following the beta’s release back in February, a number of beta testers noticed that Siri would now ask what music service they would like to use when they asked Siri to play music. But Apple doesn’t consider this feature the equivalent to “setting a default” — an option it more recently began to allow for email and browser apps. Instead, the feature is Siri inte...
Tags: Apple, Ios, TC, Apps, Spotify, Music, Siri, Tech, Pandora, Default, Apple Music, Beta, iOS 14.5

SoundCloud announces overhaul of royalties model to 'fan-powered' system

Streaming company says it will start directing money from subscribers to the artists they actually listen toSoundCloud announced on Tuesday it would become the first streaming service to start directing subscribers’ fees only to the artists they listen to, a move welcomed by musicians campaigning for fairer pay.Current practice for streaming services including Spotify, Deezer and Apple is to pool royalty payments and dish them out based on which artists have the most global plays. Continue readi...
Tags: Apple, Music, Technology, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Culture, Music Streaming, Soundcloud, Spotify Deezer

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