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First Impressions Of Apple Music

Less than 90 minutes after I began downloading Apple's new mobile-phone operating system, the voice of London grime rapper Skepta was yawping in my headphones:…
Marc Hogan | June 30, 2015 - 5:05 pm

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Q-Tip – “Want U 2 Want” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Q-Tip debuted an unreleased Kendrick Lamar collaboration called "Want U 2 Want" on his Beats 1 show Abstract Radio last night, MissInfo reports. "New Kendrick…
Peter Helman | February 10, 2018 - 1:42 pm

Kelly Rowland & Syd Are Working On Music Together

Destiny's Child alum Kelly Rowland hasn't released an album since 2013's Talk A Good Game, but it appears she's working on a new project with…
Chris DeVille | August 9, 2017 - 9:49 am

Frank Ocean – “Chanel”

Frank Ocean debuted a new track "Chanel" on the second episode of his Beats 1 program blonded Radio. It's his first solo track (i.e., not…
Scott Lapatine | March 11, 2017 - 9:29 am

Frank Ocean “Presents” Surprise Beats 1 Show That Does Not Feature Frank Ocean

Earlier today, Beats 1 aired a the first episode of a surprise new show called blonded RADIO that was "presented" by Frank Ocean. The second…
James Rettig | February 24, 2017 - 2:14 pm

Preview Ryan Adams’ New Wayne’s World-Style Beats 1 Show The Midnight Wave

Ever wonder what goes on at Ryan Adams' Pax-Am Studios every night? Well now you can find out. Adams is the newest among the plethora…
Margaret Farrell | February 16, 2017 - 4:11 pm

Father John Misty Talks Pure Comedy, Politics, & Foucault On Beats 1

Father John Misty has a new album, Pure Comedy, coming out in a few months. And if you're Father John Misty, your album press cycle…
Peter Helman | January 31, 2017 - 6:50 pm

Beastie Boys’ Mike D Launching Beats 1 Radio Show This Week

Today in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music's Beats 1, former Beastie Boy Mike D announced that -- in addition to working on…
Zac Gelfand | July 13, 2016 - 2:11 pm

Hear Chilly Gonzales Break Down The Music Of Daft Punk On His New Beats 1 Show

Pianist/musical genius Chilly Gonzales has been deconstructing pop songs in his Pop Music Masterclass video series for German radio station WDR 1Live for a while…
Peter Helman | July 11, 2016 - 10:00 pm

Tidal Co-Owner Deadmau5 Launching Apple Music Show

Deadmau5 is the latest artist to be given his own Beats 1 show on Apple Music, joining a diverse group of stars including Drake, Skrillex,…
Peter Helman | March 15, 2016 - 7:29 pm

Chance The Rapper Is Getting His Own Beats 1 Show, Too

Chance The Rapper is the latest artist to be getting his own Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music, following in the footsteps of Drake,…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 7:41 pm

Major Lazer Are The Next Act To Get Their Own Beats 1 Show

Does anyone actually listen to Beats 1? I sure don't, at least not after the first week of novelty wore off. Anyway, I guess someone…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm

Hear Drake Freestyle Over The Weeknd & Kanye West’s “Tell Your Friends”

Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib are continuing to use their OVO Sound Radio Beats 1 show as a place to debut new material. Last…
Peter Helman | September 6, 2015 - 11:41 am

HAIM Are Getting Their Own Beats 1 Show

HAIM have announced that they're getting their own Beats 1 radio show on Apple Music, joining a long list of artists hosting shows including Drake,…
Peter Helman | August 30, 2015 - 7:53 pm

Jamie xx – “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) (Skepta Remix)”

For the past couple of weeks, Drake and OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib have been using their Beats 1 show OVO Sound Radio to premiere some
Peter Helman | August 8, 2015 - 7:59 pm

Stream The First Episode Of Time Crisis With Ezra Koenig, Featuring Mark Ronson And Rashida Jones

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig hosted his first Beats 1 radio show last night in a timeslot that he'll alternate every other week with Pharrell's show.
James Rettig | July 13, 2015 - 11:04 am
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