Apple is flailing around to the beat. The $535 billion iPhone maker may buy superstar rapper Jay Z’s music-streaming service Tidal, according to the Wall Street Journal. The presumed logic is that it will help Apple strengthen its own service. Meanwhile Spotify says Apple is harming it by rejecting an app upgrade. Apple has the clout to fend off rivals but adding Tidal won’t help get its rhythm back.
The Beach Boys founder and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer took a break from his "Pet Sounds" 50th anniversary world tour to talk about the iconic album. Wilson shares his studio memories, discusses the pain of writing a new autobiography and offers perspective on music technology.
from India Insight:
Opera singer Anando Mukerjee discovered his love for music while listening to crooner Al Martino’s Here In My Heart on state-run All India Radio when he was 13. Now, he is India’s only male tenor performing on the international stage.