On April 28, 2003, Apple launched the iTunes Music Store, saving the music industry from the scourge of piracy while creating a large and steady source of revenue for Apple. Thirteen years later, however, what started as a simple and intuitive way to find music has become a cluttered festoonery of features.
“a cluttered festoonery of features.” Om Malik nails it in this article about iTunes and, more specifically, Apple Music.
He points out that Apple is planning to launch a new version of Apple Music at next month’s WWDC, but I’m starting to wonder why Apple is so locked into these events for releasing what are essentially software fixes. If the new Apple Music is ready, ship it!