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News Archive - Friday, August 10, 2007



I am trying to rebuild my credit- Friday, August 10, 2007
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I had a phone about- Friday, August 10, 2007
I had a phone about 6 years in michigan I moved to north Carolina 3 years ago a crediter found me I would like to find out the statue of limitation on both states and my rights read more...

FUn- Friday, August 10, 2007
I owe 1560 to a landlord and about 1500 to credit cards because i put it off for 4 months because of depression from deaths of close relatives and other fun read more...

Possible Litigation- Friday, August 10, 2007
Hi everyone. I got a phone call from the law offices of Peter Korn andamp; Associates today attempting to collect on an old credit card debt that was charged off about 2 years ago. I attempted to call them back but all I got was a message prompting me to dial an extension and then dead air. I read more...



lawsuit- Friday, August 10, 2007
I am being sued by acompany called ram property in georgia i broke my lease jan 06 i owed 2months rent and know they have left a writ summons on the floor out side my apartment i was never served and mind you this was 17 months ago i have had no contact until now i filed for bankruptcy aug of 05 read more...

I am looking for the NoChex System bank...- Friday, August 10, 2007
A couple of months ago I saw on someone's thread that they found an online bank that didn't do Checx Systems check. This is my story... (another one) My daughter took out a couple of PDLs online and have not been able to paid them back, because of prsonal reasons...(if you must know, lost her job, read more...

Settling with creditcard companies or with there collection- Friday, August 10, 2007
Hey guys how r ya, just wanted to know i am trying to settle a couple of dets with my credit cards i offered 50% of my balance to my credit cards. And most of them shot me down . At what point would you think they would meet me there or do you think if it went to collections would i have a better read more...

Want to repair my credit to be able to buy a home- Friday, August 10, 2007
I would like to work out a monthly payment plan to fix my credit report so hopefuly in 1-2 yrs I will be able to buy a home for my son and I. I need assistance with working out a monthly payment plan that will apply the money to the unpaid accounts I have on my credit. Any help and suggestions read more...

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Rescue Debt, Inc. and Hess Kennedy- Friday, August 10, 2007
Has anyone had a bad experience with these two. I hear that they are working together, scamming everyone along the read more...

Statute of Limitation, Montana- Friday, August 10, 2007
Why does your length of time conflict with others? ie. 8 5 8 5 others 6 5 6 read more...

Friday Finance Findings For August 10th- Friday, August 10, 2007
If you haven t already noticed, I have gone ahead and installed a new poll plugin that allows me to pose questions to readers and display the results both in posts and via the sidebar. The first installment came yesterday and I asked a question regarding the most favorable means for paying everyday read more...

Universal Music To Sell DRM-Free Songs Online...- Friday, August 10, 2007
UMG to test sale of of tracks without copy protection via Best Buy, Wal-Mart and Amazon.com...but not read more...

Universal offers DRM-free music downloads...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Record label giant Universal will soon begin selling thousands of songs in an unrestricted digital format through several online music stores until the end of read more...

Music label to allow copying of digital tracks...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Music fans will be able to copy digital releases they have purchased from artists such as Sting, 50 Cent and Stevie Wonder for the first time during a read more...

Podcast: Homeland Security shifting gears on passe...- Friday, August 10, 2007
A proposal to scale back the information required to screen passengers for air travel, and MIT students construct a house that powers read more...

Perfect 10 Tries Again, This Time With MSN...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Google CEO Eric Schmidt once said that lawsuits were just part of doing business today. According to Perfect 10 Magazine, lawsuits are the only things that will save them, and have added Microsoft as the most recent defendant. The adult magazine already lost its cases against Google and read more...

Shelly Palmer: Lawsuit: Music Publishers v. YouTub...- Friday, August 10, 2007
If people don t know what rights they need to obtain, and if there s no easy way to obtain them, what do rights-holders expect? More to the point, how does suing YouTube help solve the read more...

Crank your music, literally...- Friday, August 10, 2007
For bored campers accustomed to whiling away those tedious nature-filled hours downing cheap beer or playing Scrabble, we ve found the perfect reason to never leave the tent. From Crave, CNET s gadgets read more...

BitTorrent s closed protocol: fact or fiction?...- Friday, August 10, 2007
In a recent interview, the president of BitTorrent, Inc. says that the protocol documentation will not be available to the general public. A BitTorrent, Inc. web site where the documentation is currently available tells a very different story. Read read more...

Universal Dumps DRM, Disses iTunes...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Universal Music Group will test selling music free of DRM technology, and it plans to make the tracks available through RealNetworks Rhapsody service and other outlets -- but not through the iTunes Music Store. Universal becomes the second major record label after EMI to begin offering music read more...

News and views on Linux-powered devices ......- Friday, August 10, 2007
Aug. 02, 2007 ? Audio transmitted across Bluetooth could provide "perfect, audiophile-quality sound" as soon as next year, according to Open Interface North America Inc. (OINA). The company claims its proprietary, patent-pending "SOUNDabout Lossless" Bluetooth codec to be capable of delivering read more...

Universal Takes On iTunes, Ditches Copyright Prote...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Beginning this month, Universal Music Group (UMG) will test market thousands of tracks free of digital rights management software (DRM) - a technology used to restrict the usage of digital media. Visit SOHH.com for the complete read more...

Lily Allen Scraps Gigs Again; Plus Spice Girls, Br...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Lily Allen has canceled gigs again, this time because she has strep throat and read more...

News and views on Linux-powered devices ......- Friday, August 10, 2007
Aug. 02, 2007 ? A year later than expected, Enea has released an open source Linux version of its flagship IPC (interprocess communication) read more...

Today on the CNET Blog network...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Featured links from the CNET Blog Network Universal s power play -- What it means that the record label is selling DRM-free tracks through everyone but iTunes. Can SpiralFrog thrive without portable support? -- The industry-approved, ad-supported music download service is back in the read more...

Universal s power play...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Blog: What it means that the record label is selling DRM-free tracks through everyone but read more...

Universal Music to test selling downloads without ...- Friday, August 10, 2007
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Universal Music Group said Thursday it will sell digital music from artists such as Sting, 50 Cent and Stevie Wonder without the customary copy-protection technology for a limited read more...

Total Clicks :...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Bush and Clinton cameo at wireless show COMMUNICATION Former U.S. Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton on Thursday told wireless executives at an industry event here how important their work is in shaping democracies and economies around the read more...

Indian Ruling against Pharmaceutical Giant a Victo...- Friday, August 10, 2007
GENEVA, 10 August 2007 (LWI) * LWF leaders have welcomed statements ofaid and advocacy agencies hailing the verdict by an Indian court againstthe Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis, on Monday 6 August, as animportant victory for global public health.=E2=80=9CThe decision will protect read more...

Students caught for downloading at Virginia Tech...- Friday, August 10, 2007
The class was USD30 and lasted two hours. A book was assigned beforehand, and the class began with a test on its chapters. Evan Goode, a Virginia Tech senior, never knew he would have to go through such hassle for a song uploaded from his read more...

Cory s column on Hollywood s remake of the Napster...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Cory Doctorow :In my latest column for Information Week, I talk about the Hollywood attempt to re-create the Napster Wars, suing all the funded, legit companies that want to do Internet video, like read more...

Video Site Veoh Sues To Stop Universal...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Faced with saber-rattling by Universal Music Group (UMG), online video sharing network Veoh has requested a federal judge to rule that its business is protected by the Safe Harbor provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright read more...

Viacom, Google A Father-Son Fight?...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Once new Google employee Philippe Dauman Jr wraps up his summer vacation and takes up his new post, Googlers may want to keep any negative opinions of Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Sr to themselves. Viacom, Google A Father-Son Fight? Valleywag s party consultant Megan read more...

Distributing fake Windows authenticity stickers ne...- Friday, August 10, 2007
A Georgia man has been slapped with a USD25,000 fine and 46 months in prison for violating the Anti-Counterfeiting Amendments Act of 2004 when he hawked thousands of authenticity stickers for Windows. Microsoft is naturally pleased with the decision. Read read more...

Richard Branson dumps mug of water on Colbert and ...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Xeni Jardin :Two of the coolest guys in the world, Sir Richard Branson and Stephen Colbert , apparently poured water on each other s heads in an unfriendly manner during a television segment taping that will likely never air.BoingBoing reader George read more...

Universal Music to sell songs without copyright pr...- Friday, August 10, 2007
The world s biggest music conglomerate, Universal Music Group, plans to sell a big chunk of its catalog without digital rights management protection through music retail services and some artists Web read more...

Best Buy, Universal Join DRM-Free Jam...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Apple and Amazon led the way. But will DRM actually go read more...

DRM-Free Music Better Service - Better Business...- Friday, August 10, 2007
The Digital Freedom Campaign today applauded the Universal Music Group s decision to begin test selling DRM-Free music. UMG is the latest label to offer open format digital music to consumers, coming on the heels of the London-based EMI Group s recent announcement that since they began offering read more...

Universal Music To Test DRM-Free Sales, But Perhap...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Following the lead of rival record label EMI, Universal Music says it will later this month begin selling DRM-free music downloads through a variety of sites -- but not through Apple s iTunes Music read more...

Epic Fires Back in Legal Battle over Its Game Engi...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Raleigh ? The gears of litigation are churning for Epic Games, creator of hit game franchise Unreal Tournament and Gears of read more...

Week in review: Patent woes...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Telephone tech s No. 1 obstacle? Patents. Also, Apple s summer hardware harvest, and Linux spreads its read more...

Why Is Hollywood Making A Sequel To The Napster Wa...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Shutting down Napster was a huge blunder for the record companies, leading to the collapse of the entire industry. Now, movies and TV studios are looking to repeat the failure by going after YouTube, says columnist Cory read more...

iPod Gets Its First Music Game: Musika ...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Apple s "Musika," designed by "PaRappa the Rapper" creator Masaya Matsuura, is the first music-based video game for the read more...

Butterfly Knife MP3 Player Spins CDs Out in the Op...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Want to jump into the current generation of MP3 players, but you re not quite prepared to ditch your massive CD collection? Fear not, this butterfly knife-inspired design literally cuts its way down both musical read more...

iPod law eases for music, not films...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Proposed law changes will make it legal to copy music for personal use, but anyone recording a favourite television programme will be able to keep it for only a few read more...

Bozich Podcast: Listen up, USC will be champs...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Columnist Rick Bozich says what will make or break the football seasons for the University of Kentucky, University of Louisville and Indiana read more...

DRM Tide Turning? Universal Music To Offer DRM-Fre...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Companies insisted they needed DRM to protect their copyrighted material and artists profits, but industry experts and insiders have begun leaning the other read more...

PRODUCT REVIEW: Cowon iAudio 7 (8GB)...- Friday, August 10, 2007
While the Cowon iAudio 7 is cosmetically indistinguishable from its previous life as the iAudio 6, it still proves to be a significant upgrade. EDITORS RATING: 8.3, excellent THE GOOD: The Cowon iAudio 7 is one of the most versatile MP3 players available. It plays music, video and photos; has read more...

PRODUCT REVIEW: Cowon iAudio 7 (8GB)...- Friday, August 10, 2007
While the Cowon iAudio 7 is cosmetically indistinguishable from its previous life as the iAudio 6, it still proves to be a significant read more...

Universal goes DRM-free...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Universal has announced that it is abandoning the practice of embedding digital rights management (DRM) software in its music. In a limited trial Universal will strip out the DRM from music sold via some retailers, including Google , Wal-Mart , and Amazon.com . Music sold on iTunes will still have read more...

RECENT ITEMS»...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Universal Music Group is hoping to increase profits and appease people s need for unprotected MP3s. Beginning August 21st, the company will begin to test the sales of digital rights management-free MP3s on such popular online stores like Rhapsody , Pure Tracks , Amazon.com , Best Buy and Walmart . read more...

Veoh Sues for Protection From Universal in Copyrig...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Online video-sharing site Veoh has preemptively sued Universal Music Group, asking a federal judge to prevent the giant music label from filing its own copyright infringement action. Veoh Networks, based in San Diego, filed the federal lawsuit Thursday, asking a judge to declare that the company read more...

Universal Sues Online Collectible Music Seller Ove...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Universal claims that music labeled "promotional use only" is the company s property and can never be read more...

Steve Jobs "nicked my battery design"...- Friday, August 10, 2007
PART TIME PC maker Apple has been taken to court, in two separate cases, where the plaintiffs claim the outfit took something that did not belong to read more...

Agri company under siege...- Friday, August 10, 2007
LAST month, top honchos of Sarangani Agricultural Company Inc. (Saci), a sister company of Alsons Development Incorporation (Aldevinco), were greeted with good and bad read more...

RIM spent USD400K lobbying in 2007...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Research In Motion Ltd., which makes the BlackBerry e-mail device, spent USD400,000 in the first half of 2007 to lobby the federal government, according to a disclosure read more...

Accenture Spent Nearly USD1.9M Lobbying...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Consulting company Accenture Ltd. spent nearly USD1.9 million in the first half of 2007 to lobby the federal government, according to a disclosure read more...

Qtrax wants online advertisers to face the music...- Friday, August 10, 2007
SINGAPORE - Qtrax, an upcoming online music swapping service, is targeting advertisers to plug some of the hundreds of millions of dollars lost by record firms as CD sales continue to fall because of illegal Internet music read more...

Government Publishes Study on Collectives Operatin...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Are people compensated read more...

From LP to MP3: Scrubbing out ticks and pops...- Friday, August 10, 2007
Computers can easily end up with several competing media player programs. A recent column on converting vinyl records to CD audio and MP3 music drew responses from many readers as well as professionals in the audiophile read more...

Fly Mobile SL600 Review...- Friday, August 10, 2007
The Fly SL600 is a sleek, incredibly lightweight compact slider that, although feeling a little plasticky, is relatively well-built handset. The spring-assisted slider action is smooth with a soft glide and the keys and five-way pad are big, bold and read more...

Premature Evaluation: R. Kelly - Trapped In The Closet: Chapter 13- Friday, August 10, 2007
Since we know how much you loved the Trapped In The Closet: Chapter 13-22 preview (oh, shit) and you just can't wait 'til Monday when ifc.com kicks off its one-new-chapter-daily Trapped-athon, we didn't think it fair for you to miss out on the sneak peek at Chapter 13 ifc gave us today. Because you read more...

Boss For Lashes- Friday, August 10, 2007
No secret that we've got love for Brighton-based chanteuse Natasha Khan (aka Bat For Lashes) and Jersey boy Bruce Springsteen (aka The Boss), so her cover of "I'm On Fire" is doubly special. (We won't bother doing the math.) Khan's remake -- pretty standard for Lashes live sets -- lowers the read more...

How The Akron/Family Got Their Heart- Friday, August 10, 2007
We've already mentioned digging the gorgeous cover heart for Akron/Family's forthcoming Love Is Simple. Softies we are, though, could've sworn it was made of cotton when we gave love to the Fam's new jam "Phenomena" last week. Should've paid more attention at Bodies..., or when we trekked to the read more...

Patton Oswalt Talks Hot Chip, TV On The Radio, And TV- Friday, August 10, 2007
Funn man/animated rat Patton Oswalt is the most recent person to submit his picks and pans for P4K's Guest List and -- surprise! -- it's a great read. In addition to showing love for TVOTR's "Wolf Like Me" as his favorite song of the moment (he also told SPIN recently that he'd love to open for the read more...

New Hot Hot Heat Video - "Let Me In"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Hot Hot Heat indeed dig focusing their videos on Steve Bays big curls and bigger smile. That knowing grin (and final, pouting dismay) made dramatic sense for our tousled hero in "Middle Of Nowhere"; here, the formula's a bit confusing: "Let Me In," the second single from the Victoria quartet's read more...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs @ Webster Hall, NYC 8/7/07- Friday, August 10, 2007
With the release of the killer Is Is EP (and its accompanying night vision videos), Yeah Yeah Yeahs are inspiring a lot of folks to discuss the band's legacy, or how they're bound to be the most enduring of the turn-of-the-millennium NYC scene (interesting 'cause, as good as Is Is is, these are read more...

New Tiny Vipers Live Video - "The Downward"- Friday, August 10, 2007
This past weekend Jesy Fortino, aka Tiny Vipers, celebrated the release of her Sub Pop debut with Portland's 2% Majesty and longtime area Pacific Northwest sound scramblers Climax Golden Twins at The Triple Door in her hometown of Seattle. We didn't make it, but watching Fortino strum, pick, and read more...

New Baby Elephant (Feat. David Byrne) - "How Does The Brain Wave?"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Prince Paul may no longer be a Handsome Boy (he and Dan the Automator cited irreconcilable differences), but still he's talented and charming enough to attract a slew of notables to his new project: Baby Elephant sees Paul team up with P-Funk legend/de facto Talking Head Bernie Worrell and Newkirk, read more...

New Jesse Malin (Feat. Bruce Springsteen) Video - "Broken Radio"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Former D Generation dude/East Village stalwart/Bar Niagra owner Jesse Malin didn't have trouble drumming up pre-release press for his third solo LP Glitter In The Gutter; that's what happens when you enlist guys like Ryan Adams, Josh Homme, and Bruce Springsteen to sit in on the sessions. But for read more...

New Sally Shapiro - "He Keeps Me Alive" (Stereogum Premiere)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Sally Shapiro's Disco Romance, released in Europe at the end of April by Diskokaine/Klein, has received a Stateside makeover that includes new cover art, an extended, 'til now vinyl-only "I'll Be By Your Side" and three bonus tracks: "Skating in the Moonshine", "Jackie Jackie," and, hey click read more...

New Lightning Dust Video - "Highway"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Black Mountaineers Amber Webber and Joshua Wells present the first clip from their self-titled Jagjaguwar respite from psych rock with this here vid for "Highway." It's a trippy trek through a sylvan setting, with the Mountain mates appearing as translucent specters of creepy Rhodes balladry. Josh read more...

Quit Your Day Job: Lewis Clarke- Friday, August 10, 2007
Unless you were born with one of those silver spoons, you likely work a day job, sneaking time for your own business when not taking care of someone else's. You're not alone. Every week, Brandon Stosuy finds out how our favorite indie artists make ends meet... Hearing tales of Lou Rogai's day-job read more...

New Chemical Brothers (Feat. Fatlip) Video - "The Salmon Dance"- Friday, August 10, 2007
The Chem Bros' Electronic Battle Weapon series had us psyched for electro duo's new LP for months -- sorta surprising 'cause we've revisited the Chemical archives rarely since throwing away that last pair of yellow sunglasses. But We Are The Night's carefully constructed beatsmithery hit the spot, read more...

New Underworld - "Crocodile"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Despite what they titled their last record, Underworld's taken a bit more than A Hundred Days Off: The longstanding English techno duo haven't released a proper full-length in five years, but we'd be remise not to mention the subtle, drifting Breaking And Entering soundtrack Karl Hyde and Rick read more...

"It's Good To Know Zach Braff Is Thinking Of (The New Pornographers)"- Friday, August 10, 2007
The New Pornographers' Challengers is a post-Evaluation champ, so we're always overjoyed when news related to the members of the Canadian power-pop supergroup slides across our desks. In the September issue of Stuff (we usually read it for the pictures, swear), Carl Newman's interviewed: turns out read more...

New Björk Video - "Innocence"- Friday, August 10, 2007
There's a winner! Yes indeed, Björk's fan-made video contest has been won by the French duo Fred Annabelle (their lack of spaces, not ours), whose visually explosive take on Volta's über percussive "Innocence" beat out almost 500 other entries to be crowned Bjork's official "Innocence" vid. Why read more...

Premature Evaluation: The Go! Team - Proof Of Youth- Friday, August 10, 2007
More than ever, the Go! Team have good reason to cheer. After the genre-bending British pep squad's 2004 debut Thunder, Lightning, Strike struck, the Brighton posse deservedly grew in popularity, signed with Sub Pop to handle their Stateside release, and, most importantly managed to turn out one read more...

Lollapalooza '07: My Morning Jacket Perform "What A Wonderful Man"- Friday, August 10, 2007
The last of our promised table scraps from this year's party in Grant Park comes courtesy of the ever-great My Morning Jacket. Jim and the guys clearly were out to class up the fest this year, but performing with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra simply wasn't enough for MMJ: Mr. James went the read more...

New Coral - Roots Echoes Preview- Friday, August 10, 2007
We recently noted that the Mabuses remind us of the Coral. In turn, one day after the UK release of their fourth full-length Roots Echoes (fifth, if you add the Nightfreak and the Sons of Becker mini-album), the Coral remind us how interestingly decadent folks are getting with their personalized read more...

Courtney Has Love For Lily, Accepts Allen's Apology For Cobain-Suicide Slam- Friday, August 10, 2007
Even we had to raise an eyebrow when none-too-shy MySpace blogger (and VMA-approved recording artist, mind) Lily Allen posted "One night with [Courtney] made me realise why Kurt (Cobain) killed himself.” Turns out those weren't Lily luv's words at all! Nope -- it was a MySpace hacker. Or at least read more...

New Example Video - "So Many Roads"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Streets protégé Example, aka Elliot Gleave, takes to the streets (well, track) in this video for "So Many Roads." Floating along with the Carpenters' "Only Just Begun," the song has a sweet nostalgia to it, and though the bedheaded, Lily Allen-dissing MC takes time to drop witticism ("my cordon read more...

New Patrick Park - "Here We Are"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Tired of watching the final episode of The OC on repeat? Well, the FOX soap you stopped giving a shit about in '04 is long gone, but Patrick Park isn't. Remember "Life Is A Song," the smooth ditty that helped bring the show's four-year tenure to an emo-folk finale? Life is also a highway: Fast read more...

Plastic Little Gives Birth To The "Dopeness"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Since today's all about the videos, thought it was a fitting time to peek behind the scenes on the best clip most definitely not getting VMA love. When Philly party-rap crew Plastic Little dropped the "Dopeness" video a few weeks back, we were intrigued -- and sorta grossed out. Something about the read more...

2007 MTV VMA Nominees: Full List- Friday, August 10, 2007
A bunch of dumb new categories for you to peruse after the jump, but first one bright spot: Kanye and Justice going head-to-head again.Video of the Year Amy Winehouse: "Rehab" Beyoncé: "Irreplaceable" Justice: "D.A.N.C.E." Justin Timberlake: "What Goes Around... " Kanye West: "Stronger" Rihanna read more...

New Imperial Teen - "Shim Sham" (And The Hair The TV The Baby The Band Album Art)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Imperial Teen are a just a couple weeks away from their fourth album The Hair The TV The Baby The Band. It's their first album since 2002's On -- yup, more than half a decade is quite a pause (you can get a degree faster … maybe). The four Californians are further from the wonder years, but the read more...

JT, MCR Sweep MTV VMA Noms- Friday, August 10, 2007
We're still over an hour away from MTV's Video Music Award reveal, scheduled to go down live on TRL. Is that thing still hosted by Jesse Camp? OK, we're a bit out of touch when it comes to MTV (though not Lauren Conrad, strangely). But we do know a few things. No one will win "Best Post Modern read more...

New Old Dr. Dog - "Oh My God"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Yesterday we spoke of Mr. Banhart's generosity, but the guys in Dr. Dog have been posting a free track stream to the We All Belong site every blue Monday since July 2nd. The material, "recorded at various times in various places in the last five years ... or so," is probably twofold: A way to read more...

New M.I.A. Video - "Jimmy"- Friday, August 10, 2007
After the busy-bright line dancing of "Boyz," M.I.A. second clip from Kala is a more subtle affair -- Ms. Arulpragasm (we're contractually obligated to include her last name at least once per post) switching between traditional Indian jewelry (befitting the Bollywood vibe) and her onstage leotard read more...

Video Hangover: Limp Bizkit - "Nookie"- Friday, August 10, 2007
Every week, we dig in the archives for videos that we find noteworthy, memorable, or just unbelievably stupid. And then, Jon McMillan breaks 'em down for you. Why Video Hangover? Because when you watch as many videos as we do, you're going to feel it afterwards. "Nookie" Limp Bizkit, 1999 Yes, read more...

New Sunset Rubdown - "Up On Your Leopard, Upon The End Of Your Feral Days"- Friday, August 10, 2007
At some point it just won't make sense to refer to Sunset Rubdown as a Wolf Parade side-project -- especially when you consider Spencer Krug's Rubdown moniker is responsible for three LPs to the lupine Parade's lonely (albeit amazing) one. Granted, Sunset's first was more of a Spencer solo thing, read more...

Lollapalooza '07: Sunday In Photos- Friday, August 10, 2007
Sometimes you have great intentions of diligence and punctuality, and sometimes your airline decides to be late, sloppy, and in love with sitting on the runway. The terra blue chips and (congratulations!) 36 channels of DirectTV didn't quite make up for it, but still -- we're back safe from read more...

Select Clips From Virgin Fest 2007- Friday, August 10, 2007
No regrets choosing Lolla over the Virgin Fest: Karen O dressed to impress, My Morning Jacket got orchestral, and Dennis Rodman gave Pearl Jam a lift … this year's Lolla had some memorable moments. That said, Virgin Festival wasn't without action: Baltimore might be all about Dan Deacon in our read more...

Borscht Rock? Russian Futurism And A Germanic Past- Friday, August 10, 2007
Moscow's Xvostya offers a beer 'n' vodka-soaked polka cover of NIN's "Survivalism," Trent's pricy wall-of-synthesizers replaced by accordion, bottle, silverware, comb, guitar, handclaps, and (pretty literally) the kitchen sink. Maybe it's the dawn of MacGyver rock… Conversely, turning a read more...

Neil Young Gets Comical- Friday, August 10, 2007
Kiss and Courtney Love went toon first, but looks like Neil Young's bad 2003 concept album/film Greendale's been made into what we can only image is a bad Neil Young graphic novel. We already knew about Avril Lavigne's, well, manga, then discovered the first issue of My Chemical Romancer Gerard read more...

Fleece Out, Man- Friday, August 10, 2007
What happened to the Summer of Love? Back in June, it seemed like we were heading for a summer of non-stop tie-dye tie-ins and Janis Joplin fetishizing frocks. But the hype onslaught we anticipated never quite arrived. Turns out all we had to do was stop pretending to read Rolling Stone, and the read more...

Universal to Test Sales of DRM-Free Music (PC World via Yahoo! News)- Friday, August 10, 2007
As part of a six-month test to end in January, UMG, a subsidiary of French conglomerate Vivendi Universal SA, will sell a wide range of albums and songs from artists such as 50 Cent, Black Eyed Peas and Sting-- in MP3 format, without DRM (digital rights management) copy protection, the music read more...

From LP to MP3: Scrubbing out ticks and pops (Canada.com)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Computers can easily end up with several competing media player programs. A recent column on converting vinyl records to CD audio and MP3 music drew responses from many readers as well as professionals in the audiophile read more...

Universal to test sales of DRM-free music (InfoWorld)- Friday, August 10, 2007
( InfoWorld ) - Universal Music Group (UMG) is the latest major music label to offer music downloads without copy protection. As part of a six-month test to end in January, UMG, a subsidiary of French conglomerate Vivendi Universal, will sell a wide range of albums and songs from artists read more...

Universal to test sales of DRM-free music (InfoWorld via Yahoo! News)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Universal Music Group (UMG) is the latest major music label to offer music downloads without copy read more...

Universal offers DRM-free music downloads (CBC)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Record label giant Universal will soon begin selling thousands of songs in an unrestricted digital format through several online music stores until the end of read more...

iPod law eases for music, not films (The New Zealand Herald)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Proposed law changes will make it legal to copy music for personal use, but anyone recording a favourite television programme will be able to keep it for only a few read more...

News: Universal to test sales of DRM-free music (MacCentral Online)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Universal Music Group is the latest major music label to test the waters with the sale of tunes that can be downloaded without copy protection software. read more...

Universal announces DRM-free music sales (PC Advisor)- Friday, August 10, 2007
Will sell unprotected MP3s for six-month trial Universal Music Group is offering music downloads without DRM (digital rights management) copy protection. read more...

Minaret- Friday, August 10, 2007
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Free Download: Róisín Murphy Modern Timing- Friday, August 10, 2007
Mr Laser Beam, I think we ve got a little chemistry. Check out a totally guilt-free download of a brand-new Róisín Murphy track, titled Modern Timing. The song is a stylish, modernistic disco tune full of blazing synths and quircky read more...

Hot New Talent Alert: Passenger- Friday, August 10, 2007
Passenger is one of those talented new bands that you must hear. Hailing from the pebbly shores of Brighton, England, this fivepiece puts out a charming brand of pop rock with subtle electronica stylings that I find truly compelling. read more...

Get VIP Access to Mika s Concert at Good Morning America on Friday- Friday, August 10, 2007
Tomorrow, Mika will be performing on ABC s Good Morning America during the show s Summer Concert Series at Bryant Park. If you haven t seen Mika live yet, this is a great opportunity for you to check out what a great read more...

Hot New Talent Alert: Naommon- Friday, August 10, 2007
Emerging French pop singer Naommon just released his new single Allnighter on iTunes in the U.S. It is an exuberant electro stomper accompanied by a stylish, glistening music video that depicts a wild night out in Manhattan. The song read more...

Beating the Summer Heat with an Ice Cream Compilation iMix- Friday, August 10, 2007
Beat the summer heat with some fresh and cooling tunes. Almost the entire continental Unites States is currently covered in a sticky blanket of heat and humidity that is making a lot of people very uncomfortable. But no worries. I read more...

Listen to Another Rihanna Umbrella Cover- Friday, August 10, 2007
It s the summer of covers and artists just don t seem to get enough of Rihanna s Umbrella. After Swivel, Scott Simon, Biffy Clyro, Ben Deignan, Ross Copperman and all those others, the next singer to remake the summer smash is read more...

Video Premiere: Debbie Harry Two Times Blue- Friday, August 10, 2007
Check out Debbie Harry s brand-new video for her single Two Times Blue that I featured as a free MP3 download earlier. The video was directed by her friend Rob Roth who filmed the singer among moving vines in bleak, read more...

New Electro Cover of The White Stripes- Friday, August 10, 2007
It is no secret that music lovers are always interested to hear their favorite pop songs covered by obscure indie talent. Take for example Scott Simon s cover of Rihanna s Umbrella that made the crooner an instant star across the read more...

Free Download: Hanson Been There Before- Friday, August 10, 2007
If you ever thought they were a one-hit wonder, you should think again. Ten years after they shot to the top of the charts with MmmBop, The Hanson brothers are back with a brand-new album and a national tour read more...

Stream New Backstreet Boys Single- Friday, August 10, 2007
I am sure that many people will love to hate on this new Backstreet Street single. But the truth is that Inconsolable has a sugar-sweet melodic hook that is oh-oh-so radio-friendly. The track was penned and produced by Emanuel read more...

The Bird The Bee Announce New EP- Friday, August 10, 2007
Los Angeles duo The Bird and The Bee are returing on September 25 with a brand-new EP, titled Please Clap Your Hands. The disc includes four new songs including the lead single Polite Dance Song and a cover of read more...

Team Facelift on MTV- Friday, August 10, 2007
Did you get your dose of Facelift on MTV last night? New York s saucy hip hop trio Team Facelift was featured throughout the evening on MTV on Monday, promoting new MTV shows during the commerical breaks. Get a free read more...

Listen to New Ari Gold Single- Friday, August 10, 2007
Pop RB singer Ari Gold bounces back into the spotlight with his catchy new single Where The Music Takes You that will be released on September 2. The song is a slick retro disco tune with a deliciously infectious read more...

Buying an Elephant, 9 Words Women Use and a Fan Who May Owe a Whole Lotta Money- Friday, August 10, 2007
As far as I know, tomorrow is a go to have another garage sale. The weather looks like it will be good in the morning (late afternoon looks like rain) so we are going to go for it. I plan on waking up super early and we are going to be open for read more...

Watershed CD release party- Friday, August 10, 2007
Duffy was supposed to pass along a promo copy of Watershed's new live CD - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust II - to me to review before the big sha-bang tonight at mini-Polaris (aka outdoor venue The LC located in the heart of Columbus) but the pass off never happened so now I just have to write read more...