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Apple hopes to license independent labels for iTunes Radio

0. phoneArena posted on 26 Jun 2013, 22:19

Now that Apple has signed deals with the major labels and has started iTunes Radio, the Cupertino based tech giant is now working to sign independent labels; according to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is willing to pay more than what rival Pandora pays for the same music. Apple's deal with each record label gives the latter a payment for each time one of its songs are played, along with a percentage of the ad money Apple receives...

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posted on 27 Jun 2013, 00:14

1. christianqwerty (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 May 2011)

I'm excited to use it :-) Pandora have so little songs which is why I use Slacker. It looks like apple is really making an effort to make this successful .

posted on 27 Jun 2013, 05:45

2. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2236; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)

I really like it, so far. The stations stick a lot closer to what you originally asked for, and the ads are minimal, less obtrusive, and well spaced. I removed Pandora from my iPhone because it is downright awful, in comparison.

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