Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app


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I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So, I’m stuck listening to my MP3s on my iPhone‘s Music app.

Generally, this isn’t too bad. The thing is, it lacks a pretty basic feature, one that exists not only on the streaming part of the Apple Music app, but also on the five-year-discontinued iPod: the ability to go directly to an artist from the song you’re currently listening to.

This is shit.

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First off, and to reiterate, this piece is about the MP3 library function, not the company’s streaming service – both of which are in the same app. There are elements of this software that are far superior to the iPod. While the MP3 player’s click wheel was revolutionary and fun, it wasn’t a breeze to browse through an entire library like it is on the iPhone.