First promotional video for Apple Music shows the history of sound

First promotional video for Apple Music shows the history of sound
Apple has released the first promotional video for its new Apple Music service, and the clip is aptly titled "The History of Sound." From the crank phonograph developed by Thomas Edison in 1888 to the Victrola phonograph and the Cathedral Radio, the video moves forward showing how people from different eras would listen to their favorite tunes.

As time ticks ahead, we see the juke box (no Fonzie, though) and the transistor radios that the British Invasion sound blasted out of. We're shown vinyl records, reel-to-reel tape, 8-tracks, boom boxes, CD's, downloaded music (notice the "out of business" record store in the background), the iPod, and the iPhone.

Apple will release its new streaming music service with iOS 8.4 on June 30th. Users will be allowed to stream tunes for $9.99 a month after three free months.

When you look at the video, you'll see that when it comes to how we listen to music, we've come a long way.

source: Apple



1. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

The fact that its on par with Spotify on its lunch date will just make the CEO of Spotify s**t his pants. The fact that 6 family members can have it for just 15$ is another thing to be s**tting his pants. With apple endless supply of money for marketing and spotify's almost non existent marketing is also a good conclusion to realising that Apple is going to dominate yet another section.


Posts: 943; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

I will take Apples effort any day over the awful Jay Z's Tsunami

2. joevsyou

Posts: 1093; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

question is will it be better then google play?

3. kotan24

Posts: 319; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

The undisputed King of marketing! Antoher hit for the records.

5. mixedfish

Posts: 1563; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Those cassette tapes probably sound better than today's streaming quality.

6. gaming64 unregistered

I'll still prefer downlodig than streaaming.

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