Tag: zane lowe
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...
March 24, 2017
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...
March 17, 2017
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...
January 10, 2017
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...
September 30, 2015
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...
August 17, 2015
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...
July 30, 2015
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...
February 18, 2015
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...
February 17, 2015
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...
February 16, 2015