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Apple to Open Beats 1 Studio at Iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store in NYC

Apple’s iconic retail store on Fifth Avenue in New York City will reopen with a Beats 1 broadcasting booth after being renovated, according to a new report from Apple Insider. As renovation works continue on Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue retail store, the report claims that Beats 1 DJ Ebro Darden will host a number of live shows from the iconic Apple...

Canada’s Feist Gives First Interview About New Album on Beats 1

Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter Feist is set to release a new album titled Pleasure, on April 28. She recently gave her first interview about the upcoming album on Apple Music, with Zane Lowe on Beats 1. You can listen to the interview, which spans just over 14 minutes, below: Feist was born in Amherst, Nova...

Toronto’s BADBADNOTGOOD to Go Live on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Today

If you’re a fan of Toronto band BADBADNOTGOOD, the group will perform live for fans on Apple Music’s Beats 1 today, starting at 12 noon PDT/3PM EDT, on “The Echo Chamber with Mike D.” There will be a performance, along with interview and cover with Mike D from the Beastie Boys on drums. The Saturday...

Apple Shares Trailer for Exclusive ‘808’ Documentary

Earlier today, Apple announced that '808,' a new documentary about the legacy of the Roland TR-808 drum machine, will launch exclusively on Apple Music. The choice by Apple to exclusively stream this documentary is in line with the company's DNA, which Jobs always said was to blend liberal arts and technology. The company has now released a...

George Strombo Hosting Canadian Beats 1 Show on Apple Music

According to an exclusive interview with the Financial Post, Josh McConnell reports Canadian music and TV personality George Stroumboulopoulos will host a Canadian “takeover” of Beats 1. Apple has confirmed that the hour-long segment will air on July 2 at 11:00am PST / 2:00pm EST. After the initial “takeover” episode, the series will continue for...

Drake Announces ‘Views From the 6’ Release Date on Beats 1

While hosting his Beats 1 radio show "OVO Sound Radio” last night, Canadian rap artist Drake revealed that his long-awaited album 'Views From the 6’ will be released an Apple Music exclusive on April 29, Pitchfork reports. During the episode, he also played a new version of "Pop Style”, his new song with Kanye West and Jay Z,...

DJ Zane Lowe Says Apple Music Doesn’t Need Beats 1

While speaking at the Radio Festival 2015 in London, Beats 1 and former BBC DJ Zane Lowe has said that he’s unsure whether Apple Music needs the Beats 1 digital radio station, while adding that he hopes "there’s a place for it". According to The Telegraph, Lowe was in conversation with his former boss, Ben Cooper, controller of Radio...

Apple Beats 1 DJ Julie Adenuga Was An Apple Store Employee

27-year old Julie Adenuga, who joined the U.S. based Zane Lowe and DJ Ebro on Apple Beats 1 radio from London, was relatively unknown before joining Apple and her only previous gig was on a community-licensed station Rinse FM. In a recent interview with The Guardian, she has revealed that she used to work at the Apple Store on...

Zane Lowe Discusses Beats 1 and Meeting Dr. Dre in a New Interview

Billboard has published a wide-ranging interview with lead radio DJ Zane Lowe, in which he talks about Beats 1, collaborating with Dr. Dre and Trent Reznor, familiarizing himself with American radio stations, moving to Los Angeles, and more. Lowe reflected on the first weeks of Beats 1, noting that the personality of the radio station...

A Look At The Most Popular Music On Beats 1 Radio

Beats 1 radio has been arguably the best feature to come out of Apple's array of streaming music services. With its fabulous lineup of rotating DJs and artist radio shows, Beats 1 has become a great place to discover new music. To identify Beats 1's true taste in music, a new study analyzed data on...

Here’s How to Listen to Beats 1 Shows Again with Beats 1 Replays

The folks over at MacStories have highlighted a recently added new feature in Apple Music, that allows you to listen to several Beats 1 shows in full. With 'Beats 1 Replays’, you can now catch all the Beats 1 shows, including those by Zane, Julie, and Ebro, you may have missed during their live run. Here’s what...