Apple continues its rebranding of Apple Music playlists


ALT CTRL playlist
Apple's "A-List" branding seems to be yesterday's news.
Screenshot: Apple

Apple is continuing its low-key rebranding of Apple Music playlists. Its latest move is to change the name of its name of its “The A-List: Alternative” alternative music playlist.

This comes a couple weeks after Apple switched the name of the “A-List: Hip-Hop” playlist to “Rap Life.”

The new name of “The A-List: Alternative” is “ALT CTRL,” a (somewhat retro) reference to the keyboard shortcut. The playlist highlights music across the whole alternative music sub-genre.

“Alternative is more an attitude than a sound — music that colors just a bit outside the lines,” reads Apple’s description for the playlist. “ALT CTRL … is where you’ll find the best of those new left-of-center tunes.”

Its playlist art will now feature a different artist every week. The first is LA rock trio Haim, who recently released their new single “Summer Girl,” the bassline of which was created using GarageBand.

You can check out the rebranded playlist here.

Source: Billboard


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