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Rick Ross' new record Hood Billionaire is now streaming on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 11/19/14 - 12:29 PM
We The Kings will be releasing an acoustic album, Stripped, on November 24th.
Jason Tate on 11/18/14 - 11:13 AM
Chvrches' new song "Dead Air" will appear on the upcoming Hunger Games soundtrack.

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Jason Tate on 10/21/14 - 12:15 PM
Taylor Swift's new song, co-written by Jack Antonoff of Fun., is now on iTunes or take a listen here.
Jason Tate on 10/13/14 - 10:16 PM
Man Overboard have launched a new podcast called Real Talk Radio. The first episode features Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/06/14 - 06:35 PM
Techcrunch is reporting that Apple plans to shut down Beats Music.
Many engineers from Beats Music have already been moved off the product and onto other projects at Apple, including iTunes. It’s not clear when exactly Jimmy Iovine and Dr Dre’s music service will be shut down or what Apple will do with streaming, but every source with knowledge of the situation that we talked to agreed Apple plans to sunset the Beats Music brand.

Update: Some more reporting from Re/Code calls into question the Techcrunch story.
Tom Neumayr says the TechCrunch story is “not true”, but wouldn’t elaborate. I can elaborate a bit more, based on conversations with people familiar with Apple’s thinking:...
Jason Tate on 09/22/14 - 01:52 PM
If you want to remove U2's album Songs of Innocence from your iTunes collection -- this is how you do it.
Once the album has been removed from your account, it will no longer be available for you to redownload as a previous purchase. If you later decide you want the album, you will need to get it again. The album is free to everyone until October 13, 2014, and will be available for purchase after that date.
Jason Tate on 09/15/14 - 11:31 AM
The iPod Classic has been retired and removed from Apple's online store.
Jason Tate on 09/09/14 - 01:32 PM
U2's new album is called Songs of Innocence. And ... you can now get it for free on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 09/09/14 - 12:55 PM
Apple are unveiling new iPhones and possibly a wearable or something else cool today at 10am PDT. The event can be livestreamed here, our technology forum has an Apple thread where other fans will be talking about the whole thing, and John Gruber wrote a really good piece about what to possibly expect.
Jason Tate on 09/09/14 - 10:21 AM
You can now listen to the debut album from Royal Blood over at iTunes. The record hits stores next week and should continue to blow the band up even further.
Kyle Huntington on 08/18/14 - 04:03 PM
SJC Drums have released a "virtual drum kit designer" app for the iPad.
Jason Tate on 08/01/14 - 12:27 PM
Secret Band have released their new album on iTunes and Bandcamp.
Jason Tate on 07/31/14 - 02:56 PM
A new iPhone app called "Next" looks to do for music discovery what Tinder did for dating.
Musicians use Next to record short videos of their music -- anywhere from 10 seconds to 3 minutes. Users then log on and watch 30-second excerpts of the songs, swiping left to dismiss and swiping right to like. If you find an artist you're interested in, you can follow them on the app or tap to share via SMS, email and Twitter.
Jason Tate on 07/28/14 - 12:14 PM
Indie-developer Marco Arment launched his brand new podcast app today: Overcast. I've been playing around with it all morning and it's pretty great so far. Simple, cool features, nice podcast discovery section, and very easy to use. It's up on the App Store now and if you check it out don't forget to subscribe to the AP.net Podcast in it (searching for absolutepunk found it immediately for me, and the online page is here).
Jason Tate on 07/16/14 - 11:46 AM
Capo Touch launched on iOS today.
Capo Touch helps you learn the music in your iTunes library quickly. By slowing your music, automatically detecting chords, or changing key, this new iOS version of the award-winning Mac App Capo's capabilities let you learn to play your songs faster than ever.
Jason Tate on 07/10/14 - 11:28 AM
The Color Morale's single, "Outer Demons," is now on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 06/23/14 - 12:58 PM
Ever go to a show and have an LP or a shirt you'd really like to buy but don't because you don't want to hinder the concert going experience? That's an issue of the past now. Our dear friend, Eric Jones has created the Sidestep app so solve all your problems. Download the app, find the concert you're going to attend and you can see the band's complete merch table at your finger tips. Choose what you want, enter your payment info and then choose if you want it ready at the table when you leave or have it delivered to your house. Head to the replies to check out the full press release including a short video explaining the app in detail.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/11/14 - 10:56 AM
Deers have released "Bamboo" and "Trippy Gum" on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 06/09/14 - 02:15 PM
Jack White's new album, Lazaretto, can be heard over on iTunes Radio.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/03/14 - 08:08 AM
Apple has purchased Beats Music for a cool $3 billion.
Drew Beringer on 05/28/14 - 02:37 PM
Frank Turner's Mongol Horde (his hardcore side project) new album is now available on iTunes, Rdio and Spotify.

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Jason Tate on 05/19/14 - 12:09 PM
Deadmau5 is launching an official app for iOS where he will charge fans $5 a month (or $45 a year) for access to exclusive music, videos, and other content.
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 04:06 PM
Best of Luck, featuring Brad Wiseman of Misser and This Time Next Year, will be releasing October 1961 via iTunes on May 20th.

Track Listing
1. Greed
2. Fall
3. Head Case
Jason Tate on 05/14/14 - 12:37 PM
Apple is reportedly in talks to buy Beats Audio. Crappy software, crappy headphones. Hope this is for more than just the IP.
Apple is reportedly in the process of buying Beats for $3.2 billion, according to a new report from The Financial Times. The deal includes both the streaming music service, as well as the company that produces headphones and speakers. The move, which would be Apple’s largest acquisition, could be announced as soon as next week, the paper says.
Jason Tate on 05/08/14 - 04:43 PM
The Black Keys' new album Turn Blue is now streaming on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 05/05/14 - 02:32 PM
Front Porch Step is doing a live chat in the free Pure Noise Mobile App tomorrow at 7pm EST. Apple and Android users can download the app from here and here respectively.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/30/14 - 07:12 PM
Lily Allen's Sheezus is now streaming on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 04/28/14 - 03:22 PM
Apple's new iPhone ad features The Pixies' tune "Gigantic" -- check it out in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/23/14 - 08:23 AM
You can now stream Damon Albarn's new solo album, Everyday Robots, on iTunes.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/22/14 - 08:50 AM
The 1975's "Deluxe Version" of their recent album is now available on iTunes for US customers. Looks like there are a few new remixes added onto the end as well.
Jason Tate on 04/15/14 - 12:03 PM
Neon Trees new album Pop Psychology is streaming on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 04/15/14 - 11:59 AM
Antemasque's new single "4AM" is now up on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 04/09/14 - 01:19 PM
You can stream Real Estate's new album Atlas in full right now on iTunes Radio. It's out March 4th via Domino.
Chris Collum on 02/25/14 - 11:05 AM
Apple's iTunes festival will be run side-by-side with SXSW.
The music extravaganza will be held in Austin from March 11th through the 15th, running alongside South by Southwest (SXSW). It's a much shorter run than in the past, but it will include a mix of well-known American and European artists

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Jason Tate on 02/20/14 - 12:35 PM
You can now stream Broken Bells' new album, After The Disco on iTunes. What do you think? Does it live up to the debut?
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/28/14 - 08:53 AM
Switchfoot's new album, Fading West is streaming on iTunes.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/07/14 - 09:05 AM
Wargames (formerly Another Option) released a new single called "The Only Debt we Bear is Love" off The Acoustic Sessions EP. You can view a trailer in the replies and grab the single on iTunes.
Christian Wagner on 12/18/13 - 07:08 AM
Lorde posted an unreleased track, "No Better," on iTunes. The track is a previously unreleased song from the Pure Heroine sessions, it's streaming in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 12/13/13 - 08:54 PM
So, uh, Beyoncé just dropped her fifth studio album, a self-titled effort, with no fanfare or buzz on iTunes. Not only does Beyoncé contain fourteen new songs but each song has a video accompaniment. Bow down to the Queen.
Drew Beringer on 12/12/13 - 10:36 PM
You Me At Six will release their new single "Fresh Start Fever" on Wednesday on iTunes. They will also premiere the track on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show tonight.

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Jason Tate on 12/03/13 - 11:56 AM
Abandoned Pools' version of "The First Noel" was just released on Hype Music Presents Holidays compilation.
Jason Tate on 11/27/13 - 01:54 PM
Christina Perri's new song "Human" is now on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 11:43 AM
Freshman 15 new single "What Could Be" is available on iTunes.

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Jason Tate on 11/12/13 - 12:33 PM
A pretty cool new app called Keezy was released today.
It's a deceptively simple app. You have eight buttons, each of which can record a short sound clip. To create a clip you sing, scream, beatbox and spit into your iPhone's microphone. You mix and match the samples over one another, using the loops like a drum machine to create killer beats and melodies. A slider on-screen allows you to delete or undo individual clips.
Jason Tate on 11/11/13 - 02:39 PM
Lady Gaga's new album is now streaming on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 11/05/13 - 06:23 PM
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