Available for iOS (simply update your device to access the new app), iTunes and Windows and Android coming in the next few months, Apple Music is a definite contender in the music streaming world.
With a library of over 30 million tracks, hand-picked playlists by Apple and influencers and great apps for desktop and devices you’d be forgiven for thinking ‘I already have that’ with your current streaming service. What makes Apple difference is how well they’ve put it together.
Apple Music’s algorithm is second to none at figuring out the type of music you’re into, offering new artists and tracks to suit your taste. Within an hour or two every track is spot on. Something that Spotify or Pandora never quite mastered.
Their main radio station, Beats 1 offers a truly eclectic mix of artists new and old as well as some impressive interviews with artists like Eminen, Ed Sheeran and Elton John.
With Apple Music offering both music audio and video the playlists on offer are another big plus with the usual mixes for running, relaxing, dancing etc as well as content curations from publications like Rolling Stone and Pitchfork.
Apple Music is offering a three month trial with plans available at $11.99/month for a personal subscription or $17.99/month for family access for up to 6 people.