Zane Lowe explains Apple Music's new Spatial Audio feature
What you need to know
- Apple Music now supports Spatial Audio for listeners.
- Apple has published a new explainer from Apple Music's Zane Lowe.
Apple has today published an explainer from Zane Lowe regarding Apple Music and Spatial Audio.
In an article Lowe writes (opens in new tab):
Lowe says he is excited for artists going forward will be able to take advantage of multiple channels of music where previously they only had the left and right of stereo:
Looking ahead Lowe says that the future is "going to be a really exciting journey", and that eventually artists will be born into Spatial and just adopt it naturally, he even says some artists may never think about making a stereo record.
Spatial Audio works with devices like Apple's AirPods Pro and AirPods Max, as well as Beats headphones and other devices. Apple has also rolled out its new lossless audio quality and plans to have all of its songs available in lossless by the end of the year.
You can read Zane Lowe's full piece here (opens in new tab).
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