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Apple Music — In the Eye of the Beholder

Spotify’s two-word response and other reactions to Apple Music

Almost everyone in the radio and music industry had something to say after Apple’s announcement yesterday for its new Apple Music service at the Worldwide Developers Conference. Here are some of the notable reactions.

Spotify’s founder and CEO isn’t all that impressed with Apple Music.
Spotify CEO’s Two-Word Response to Apple Music — Mashable

Apple Music is all about the people.
Apple Music Wants to Take Us Back to the 1970s When Radio Was King and DJs Knew Everything — Business Insider

Another WWDC has come and gone, and Apple Music aside it appears to be steady progress and feature-tweaking over revolution for the iPhone maker.
Mixed Reaction to Apple Plans — Yahoo News–U.K.

With a new streaming-music offering that debuted Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple is attempting to stuff all the ways people have chosen to interact with music during the digital age into one app.
Can Apple Music Lure Listeners From Pandora and Spotify? — San Jose Mercury News

It’s amazing how Apple has made the pedestrian notion of a product announcement – something most companies handle with a press release and a round of media interviews — into must-see TV.
In Praise of Carbon-Based Lifeforms — Jacobs Media Blog