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Trent Reznor’s Beats Music Launches in January
Sign-up is already open for Spotify's newest streaming competitorMarc Hogan // December 4, 2013 share
A long-hinted rival to Spotify and other music streaming providers will launch next month. Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers announced the service’s January 2014 U.S. start date in a blog post. Potential subscribers can reserve their usernames now over at BeatsMusic.com.
Beats Music comes to you through Beats Electronics, the headphones venture founded by Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine. In January, Beats named Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor as chief creative officer of its music-streaming service, code named Daisy. Reznor first confirmed working with the Beats crew in October 2012. In a New Yorker interview that December, he said the service would differ from existing streaming providers by adding “intelligent curation.”
Beats Music bought another streaming service, Mog, in summer 2012, and named Rogers as its head when he joined in January. The story of how Rogers got into the music business is the stuff of record-geek dreams: A fansite he made for the Beastie Boys earned him a call from the group’s manager in 1993 — and instead of getting a shutdown notice, Rogers eventually wound up as president of new media for Beasties imprint Grand Royal. (The now-Beats Music boss shared tracks from the Beasties and Reznor’s How to Destroy Angels via a phone hotline this past February.)
As Beats has gradually pushed back its streaming service’s launch, other rivals have made their way into the space. iTunes Radio from Apple, which at one point was reportedly in talks with Beats, rolled out in September. Google Play Music All Access arrived in May. Google’s own YouTube could soon follow with a paid subscription service of its own.
And streaming music’s old guard (relatively speaking, of course) is in the midst of a long and complicated debate over royalty payments. Spotify, after criticism, revealed earlier this week it pays rights holders between 0.6 cents and 0.84 cents per song stream. Pandora recently shifted gears in its efforts to lower its legally mandated royalty rates. How much Beats Music will pay out isn’t yet clear.
Still, Beats has some heavy hitters in its corner — and not just Reznor, Dre, Iovine, and, at least implicitly, the Beastie Boys. In March, the company revealed it had received a $60 million investment for the streaming service. Leading the investors was Access Industries, owner of Warner Music Group. And the reserve-your-username idea faintly but distinctly brings to mind the excitement of Google’s 2004 Gmail rollout, when the service was always in “beta” and invites were limited.
Rogers, explaining the delay in his blog post, included a 1979 video of Orson Welles. “It took Beethoven four years to write that symphony,” the great actor and director says. “Some things can’t be rushed.” Might not want to waste too much time thinking up your username, though.Tags: Beats, Music News, spotify, streaming Comment (0)
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AIDS and the AZT Scandal: SPIN’s 1989 Feature, ‘Sins of Omission’At the end of 1989, two years after we had started the highly controversial AIDS column in SPIN, we published an article by Celia Farber… Celia Farber / October 5, 2015 1990s
Charles Manson vs. Woodstock: SPIN’s 1994 Cover Story, ‘Summer of ’69’I was flattered, of course, when SPIN decided to put my 5,000-word thinkpiece contrasting the 25th anniversaries of Woodstock and the Manson Family murders o… Mike Rubin / September 25, 2015 1990s
Sinéad O’Connor: SPIN’s 1991 Cover Story, ‘Special Child’We were the first magazine in America by a long way to announce that Sinéad O’Connor was a great artist and was going to leave… Bob Guccione Jr. / September 18, 2015 1990s
Life After Death: SPIN’s 1996 Feature on the Unspeakable War in SarajevoJust a couple of weeks after the Dayton Peace Accord brought an end to war in the former Yugoslavia, I decided I wanted to go… Bob Guccione Jr. / September 11, 2015 News
Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks Foo Fighters’ Success and Missing Kurt CobainEarlier this week, we shared a new exclusive interview between Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic and SPIN founder Bob Guccione Jr. In that clip, the two discussed… SPIN Staff / September 10, 2015 News
Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic Talks About That Time He Was a War Reporter for SPINIn 1993, SPIN founder (and recent WTF guest) Bob Guccione Jr. commissioned Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic to go report on the unfolding civil war in Croatia. SPIN Staff / September 9, 2015
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Album of the Week \Read More » Harley Brown / October 5, 2015
“I like the view from on top,” Kelela taunts on the ghostly trap-noir track “Gomenasai” off of the new Hallucinogen EP, her voice floating higher until it disappears like a loosed balloon into a cloud of synths. It must feel nice up there: The Los Angeles singer has been gunning for the peak so hard that she wrote her 2013… More »Comment (0)