Several weeks with Apple Music
I’ve been an iTunes user for years. I’m probably one of the few people out there who really enjoys the app, specifically how powerful it can be for managing a large music collection like mine. I was also an early adopter of Beats Music, so I was naturally excited when Apple acquired Beats and as much as announced they’d be building their service into iTunes. Beats recommendations inside of iTunes, yes please. My music collection and Beats’ streaming catalog all in one app, sign me up.
In execution however, the marriage can be quite a goddamn kludge.
First, the good parts. The content of Apple Music is really great. The “For You” recommendations are spot-on and fun. The playlists Apple’s curators and partners have assembled are an improvement over even those from Beats Music, and are by my subjective measure, inarguably the best of any streaming service. Trust me, I’ve tried them all....
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