Zane Lowe: Apple’s Beats 1 radio is a newborn baby that’s ‘wide-eyed and shits everywhere’

Beats 1 presenter Zane Lowe has compared the worldwide, always-on radio station to a newborn baby, stressing that the service is still experimenting and trying to find the right way to execute its mission. “Right now, we’re three months old,” said Lowe, speaking at the Radio Festival in London in an interview transcribed by Music Week. “And babies make a lot of noise, they look at the world all wide-eyed and they shit everywhere. That’s kind of what Beats 1 is, it’s very, very new, 13 weeks man, it’s crazy.”

When asked why Apple Music needed Beats 1, Lowe responded: “It’s a great question. I’m not sure that they do.” He said that while the station is “absolutely working right now,” it’s still “a work in progress, and overtime we’ll find…

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