The Beats music store (aka, ‘Daisy’) is tentatively launching this summer, according to its conceptualizer, Jimmy Iovine. And a major thrust for the service will be programming, curation, and discovery. In a discussion this week with Walt Mossberg at D: Dive In Media, Iovine boldly proclaimed that “most technology companies are culturally inept,” while noting that “they’re not going to get curation right.”
So, is everyone simply doing it wrong? Yes, according to Iovine.
“There’s a sea of music, there’s an ocean of music out there, and there’s absolutely no curation for it.”
So does that also mean, by extension, that all of these services are also doing it wrong?