Itunes LP open for developers/ artists

iTunes LP

The cover art and liner notes are two important elements of an album’s creative impact. For years, both elements have been largely ignored by iTunes, but with the introduction of iTunes LP, artists and labels are now able to replicate part of the appeal of physical recordings by uploading photos, notes and even videos that fans can look at while listening to their album. iTunes LP debuted in September but was not open to developers until today. For now, an existing iTunes contract is required, and everything must be input manually. In the first quarter of 2010, iTunes’ electronic automatic system will debut allowing greater ease in the process.