Billie Eilish and Apple have been collaborating for a number of years now, and the corporate introduced in the present day the artist goes to carry out reside on Thursday, February 25 within the Apple Music app, the Apple TV app, and on YouTube. This comes earlier than the premiere of her documentary on Apple TV+, “The World’s A Little Blurry.”
This occasion will embrace an unique efficiency and dialog with the artist, a dialogue with director R.J. Cutler, and different surprises, says Apple.
The reside occasion will begin at 6 p.m. PT/ 9 p.m. ET on February 25 and will likely be accessible to stream without cost by the Apple TV app, Apple Music app, and Eilish’s personal YouTube channel.
Instantly following the occasion, “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry” will debut on Apple TV+ for all subscribers.
Eilish additionally launched her reside audio efficiency of “ilomilo,” the track that options the lyric from which the movie loans its title. The music was carried out on the Toyota Middle in Houston on October 10, 2019, and a portion of the efficiency seems within the forthcoming movie.
In a press launch, Apple talks extra concerning the new documentary:
““Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry” tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to international superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the movie presents a deeply intimate take a look at this extraordinary teenager’s journey, at simply 17 years previous, navigating life on the street, on stage, and at house along with her household, whereas writing, recording and releasing her debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?””
The collaboration between Apple and Eilish isn’t new, although. She’s been interviewed a number of instances on “Up Next” by Zane Lowe. She has additionally hosted two radio exhibits on Apple Music with “Groupies Have Emotions Too” and “Me and Dad Radio.” The partnership additionally included an unique ballad for the Apple’s 2018 vacation marketing campaign.
Unusually, whereas Apple’s selling this movie, Spotify announced today that it’s going to launch a HiFi Tier of its music service in “choose markets later this yr,” and Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas are featured in an advert speaking about “the facility of Spotify’s HiFi.”
Within the video, which you’ll view beneath, Eilish says that “top quality audio means extra data, and you’ll not hear it in the event you don’t have a very good sound system.”
This isn’t essentially a criticism of Apple, since Eilish releases her music with the label Apple Music Digital Masters – which supplies a greater sound high quality, although they’re nonetheless AAC and don’t compete with 16- and 24-bit FLAC codecs provided by different companies.
Customers have lengthy been asking the corporate for HiFi high quality on Apple Music. It’s been a few years since Apple launched Apple Music Digital Masters, and the one strategy to know if a track has this “further high quality” is in the event you seek for the track on the iTunes Retailer.
Possibly with Spotify launching a brand new HiFi tier, Apple might make the same method. With HomePod, HomePod mini, AirPods Professional and AirPods Max, it must be a matter of time for the corporate to observe the identical course.
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