Posts Tagged ‘Apple Music’

The Music Industry: Vows, Pledges, Reflection, and Action

by Julia Colasanti
It feels odd writing about music when our nation is grappling with the systemic racism that it’s built upon. Right now, we should all turn off the music and reflect. Sit in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to think about the eternity of foundational cruelty, the countless lives stolen that weren’t captured on […]

Waterparks’ “Fandom” – Album Review

by Darlene Leal
Waterparks’ third album is finally here. Properly named “Fandom” for their steady presences online along with their faithful fanbase. Fandom addresses a variety of topics, from their online following to personal conflict, and the process of changing record labels. Fandom is much more personal and blunt. “I was really conscious of that this time. Last […]

Tool Returns with “Fear Inoculum”

by Darlene Leal
It’s been a long-awaited return for the fans of the metal rock band Tool, but the wait is finally over. “Fear Inoculum” dropped on Aug. 30 at midnight. The album can be streamed through Apple Music, Spotify, and Tidal. With ten songs on the album, it ranges around an hour and a half long of […]

Media Streaming Tops Sales in 2016

by David Gagnon
Recently, Billboard reported that revenue coming in last year from streaming services like Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music, and Pandora had revenue of $3.93 billion, an increase of 68.5% from 2015. The figure tops the total number of downloads, CDs, and vinyl sales combined, which brought in a total of $3.51 million. One of the most […]

What Has One Month of Apple Music Taught Us?

by Kane McLoughlin
The reviews are in, and what a month of Apple Music has taught users, is that all that glitters is not gold. Taylor Swift’s open letter toward Apple seemed to mark a change that caused many artists to wait with bated breath as Apple promised that Apple Music’s three month free trial will pay artists […]