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BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe Steps Down For Position With Apple

At the weekend, BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe announced that he will be leaving the station. For the past 12 years, the 41-year-old New Zealander has been regarded as Radio 1’s new music ambassador and has been resident of the 7-9pm Monday-Thursday slot. If for nothing else, he is known nationwide in the UK for his adrenaline-fuelled enthusiasm and downright passion for music. He’s loved by most for his ability to immerse listeners in nearly any form of music, for the way he conducts interviews and for that little bit of extra excitement…

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How To Delete The U2 Album Off Of Your iTunes

As many of you probably noticed, there is a new album in your iTunes that you didn’t pay for and chances are you didn’t want. The album, Songs of Innocence, was released by U2 in a collaboration with apple a few days ago. However, here is the catch, instead of letting people who wanted to, buy it, they forced it upon 500,000,000 of us by putting it in our iTunes without permission. So, naturally the question everyone is asking is “How do I remove it from my account.” Yesterday apple released…

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Preorder The Downtown Fiction’s ‘Losers And Kings’

After premiering their new single “Kiss My Friends”, The Downtown Fiction have another announcement. The groups newest effort, Losers And Kings, is now available for preorder. Fans who preorder through iTunes will receive “Kiss My Friends” immediately. Check out a tweet from the band after the jump. Buy concert tickets here or a purchase CD here!   Please follow and like us:

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Fall Out Bird Launches For iPhone Despite Controversy

Although we reported just the other day that the Fall Out Bird app would most likely not make it to iOS, it seems that it’s officially launched despite the crackdown from Apple. The game is the bands own, almost exact, replica of the popular Flappy Bird game, which was deleted from the app store only weeks after creation. In this version, instead of playing as a bird, you play as members of Fall Out Boy. To download the app for free, you can go to the Apple store here. Fall…

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Fall Out Boy Flappy Bird Parody Not To Be Made Available For iPhone

Although we reported last week that Fall Out Bird, a Fall Out Boy version of the hugely popular Flappy Bird app, was going to be released, now we sadly have to say that iPhone users most likely will not get the chance to play the game after all. Apple has taken a stand against any apps that are said to be copying an original app that’s already in existence, and the company claimed that people are attempting to use the popularity of the original Flappy Bird app to benefit themselves….

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iTunes Radio Released In US

Along with the recent implementation of iOS7, Apple has decided to take another huge step in providing music for us all with iTunes Radio. Currently, it is only available for US customers. Want to get it? First, you have to be an Apple customer in the States. Update your iTunes to 11.1, and the ‘Radio’ tab should automatically show up. iTunes Radio is a free service much like Pandora or Spotify. While it is subsidized with ads, you do get access to Apple’s 26 million+ catalog of music. Check out…

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Apple’s iTunes Radio Launching In September

Apple has announced that its internet music streaming service iTunes Radio will be launching next month (September), featuring over 200 different stations.  The computer titan was able to sign deals with every major record label in order to acquire a large catalogue of music for their launch.  The system works via advertising, similar to other streaming services, as users will hear an audio advertisement every 15 minutes and watch a video advertisement every hour. Please follow and like us:

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STREAM: Our Last Night Cover Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive”

Post-hardcore band Our Last Night have released a cover video of on-the-rise Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive.” The cover is the third offering to fans from their new series, A Summer Of Covers. Watch the “Radioactive” video after the jump and purchase the track here! You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets for Our Last Night here. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets for Imagine Dragons here.   Please follow and like us:

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Apple Officially Announces iTunes Radio Streaming Service

The long-rumored music streaming service from Apple, originally speculated to be called iRadio, was announced today at the tech giant’s packed WWDC (WorldWide Developer’s Conference) under the official moniker of iTunes Radio.  The service appears to function almost identically to the Pandora service but with more convenience in its direct connection to the user’s iTunes account and the iTunes store.  Read more about the new service here. Please follow and like us:

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iRadio To Be Announced Today

The day has finally come! Apple is said to unveil iRadio at their annual World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The scoops is as follows: -All the major labels have jumped on board. -Rumor mill says it will be more like Pandora than Spotify. -The iAds are changing to only audio ads. Just as Netflix has erased the need to own movies and TV series, streaming music will surely affect the music industry; especially now that the big fruit is on board. Please follow and like us:

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