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Zane Lowe hints at more Beats radio channels for Apple Music

Ever since Apple launched the Beats 1 radio station as part of Apple Music, there has been speculation that the inclusion of ‘1’ hints at plans for Beats 2, Beats 3 and more. Now Apple Music’s Zane Lowe has confirmed...
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Zane Lowe: ‘There are no stories to be told on a playlist alone’

Apple Music’s Zane Lowe was one of the SXSW keynotes this week, and his speech included a reference to the ‘storytelling’ theme that’s been a feature of several recent industry conferences. “There are no stories...
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Zane Lowe talks Beats 1: ‘We want to thrive and build’

18 months on from the launch of Apple Music and its Beats 1 radio station, Zane Lowe has been talking to Billboard about the progress made so far. “The short answer is, it's going great: We survived the first year, and...
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Zane Lowe: Beats 1 is like a wide-eyed, sh**ting baby

Words you expect to hear from Apple employees about one of the company’s new service: ‘incredible’, ‘revolutionary’, ‘magical’. Words you don’t expect to hear: “We are three months old and babies make a...
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Apple Music update: ‘Compton’ streams and on-demand Beats 1

Dr Dre’s new album ‘Compton: A Soundtrack’ was released as an Apple Music exclusive earlier this month, so how is it performing? Apple released some stats this weekend, telling the New York Times that the album notched...
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Apple Music + Snapchat = Snapplechat (maybe)

Apple Music has launched its own dedicated Snapchat account and is using it to give people a look behind the scenes at Beats 1. It’s essentially a “Day in the life…” photo-and-video-diary of the goings on at the Beats...
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After Zane Lowe: five more things internet radio should steal from broadcast

So Zane Lowe has announced he’s leaving BBC Radio 1 to join Apple. If we were looking for a sign that the worlds of music streaming and broadcast radio are converging, then a move by iTunes to inject the one thing internet...
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Zane Lowe on new Apple role: ‘I’m just trying to connect with the listener’

Earlier this week, Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe revealed he's leaving the British station to take up a new role within Apple. So what will he be doing in the land of iTunes and Beats Music? The Guardian has an interview with Lowe...
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Apple hires Zane Lowe to put curation centre stage for iTunes relaunch

Apple’s latest recruit isn’t a tech exec, it’s a DJ. The company has poached Radio 1’s Zane Lowe for an undisclosed role within its music team that – judging by the fact that he’s moving to the US – will be...