itunes lp

What iTunes LP Should've Meant

Is listening to your iTunes playlist over vinyl the most practical of ideas? Nah. But throw in a futuristic glowing ring and call to arms for playlist purists, and Martin Skelly’s Playlist Player has a friend in me.


Music Labels Briefed On Apple Tablet Only As A "Courtesy"

According to All Things D, we shouldn’t expect much news to come from the music industry along with the announcement of Apple’s new tablet device. That’s not as surprising as it may sound.


Anybody Can Create An ITunes LP Or Extras Now

As promised, Apple’s released the specs for iTunes LP and Extras, with templates, guides and testing materials to create them. Until it goes automatic next year, submission is manual process, and yes, Apple has to approve your work. [Apple]


Apple TV 3.0 Can Play iTunes LP And Extras Like A Real Video Box

The updated iTunes terms & conditions has a new paragraph under the iTunes LP section spilling Apple TV 3.0 — namely, that it’ll finally support iTunes LP and Extras viewing.


Apple To Indie Labels: iTunes LP Is Out Of Your League

With a higher price than regular albums, no lossless audio and virtually no device support, iTunes LP seems like a hard sell. Turns out, it might be lame for musicians too — at least, the ones without platinum records.


The Secrets Of iTunes LP

You’re never gonna buy an iTunes LP, but you wanna know what’s inside those flashy 600MB attempts to revive albums, right? Spoiler, from Jay Robinson: A bunch of HTML and PNG files in a custom archive format. But no DRM.


iTunes LPs Should Be Lossless

The iTunes LP is Apple’s attempt to recreate the “feel” of buying a physical record in an intangible format. Without lossless audio as a part of the package though, iTunes LPs are much less than an album.


Download iTunes 9 Right Now

The download page is live for PC and Mac versions of the new iTunes—and here’s why you should definitely get it.


iTunes 9: Everything You Need to Know

Yeah, so all those reports about a new scheme to “stimulate sales of CD-length music” were true, and then some: On top of extras with for albums and movies, iTunes 9 comes with media sharing (!) and iPhone app management. Updated with walkthrough gallery.


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