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News Archive - Wednesday, April 12, 2006



Nearly all Music and Film Content has now been Turned into Digital Content and is Available in Some Shape or Form (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
DUBLIN, Ireland----April 12, 2006--Research and Markets has announced the addition of The Downloader's Handbook - Your complete guide to using broadband for downloading, ripping and converting music and film to their read more...

Kids: wrong and right not black and white (The Copenhagen Post)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Downloading music movies from the internet has become an integral part of the lives of the nation's grade schoolers - so integral in fact that most say illegally downloading the flies doesn't amount to read more...

Franz Ferdinand Web Transcript (CNN.com)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
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"My favorite city to play in is" by Sam Sanford of SOUND team- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Wednesday: My favorite city to play in is Sam Sanford of SOUND teamListen Now "My name is Sam Sanford and I'm in SOUND team. My favorite city to play in Austin, I guess I have to say, because the fans are great there and the clubs are great there. Other than Austin, my favorite city to read more...



Get a Free PocketDock- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
SendStation is "giving out" 1,000 of its little PocketDock thingies until the 16th. This is a little dongle that converts your iPods docking port into a FireWire port. It's for folks who have old iPod accessories. I'm not amazed by this, but it's kind of a one-off little thing and it only costs $7 read more...

Fujitsu Loox T70S and P70S- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Now this is a laptop we can love. The T70S and P70S are Fujitsu's latest foray into the convertible laptop market. While there is no internal optical drive—kind of a big deal for some—and 10.6" screen on the T and 8.9" screen on the P model. Both run a Pentium M773 at 1.30GHz and and read more...

Kate Moss Flogs Nikon S6- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Nikon is taking the "slim and sexy" category of its digital cameras quite literally by having controversial überwaif supermodel Kate Moss star in a new commercial for Nikon's stylish Coolpix S6 digital camera. Since the target market for superslim cameras like the S6 are typically "club kids" who read more...

Twig Discovery: Not What You Think- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
The designer of this phone, Matt Sinclair, sent us this image of his latest creation, the Twig Discovery. Big buttons, rubber grips, and built-in GPS still doesn't make up for the fact that it sounds kind of dirty, but let's ignore that for now. Essentially, this phone is a "real" GPS phone with read more...

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Sony Announces VAIO RC300 Series with Blu-ray On Board- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
As part of Sony's barrage of computer announcements, the champion of the Blu-ray format could hardly resist rolling out its Blu-ray-packing desktop, the VAIO RC. The configuration includes a Pentium D dual core processor and RAID 0 serial ATA hard disks, giving it the quick throughput necessary to read more...

Sony Announces Type L VAIO Desktops- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Sony announced its Type L all-in-one desktops which will be released first in Japan, a product line designed to be equally at home as a PC or multimedia player. There are two models, one with a 19-inch 1680x1050 LCD and another with a smaller 15.4-inch 1200x800 LCD. Either gives you a choice of the read more...

Rumor: MacBooks in Colors?- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
In a fawning, rambling article that takes forever to get to the point, Apple Insider passes along vague rumors that we may see at least two MacBooks that are festooned in colors other than the revered iMac White. Adding to rumors from earlier this year that Apple was thinking about making a black read more...

XSATA: Hard Drive Interface for 360- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
This isn't a hard drive per se, but it allows you to hook your PCs hard drive up to your 360 and shuttle data back and forth with reckless and hacker-like abandon. Plus it has blue LEDs, which means it's good. The XSATA attaches to your XBox hard drive and turns it into a USB drive. You can then read more...

Apple On Da Plane, Boss- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
The latest news out of the media event of the season, also known as the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, is that Apple is in preliminary talks with in-flight entertainment providers to license its iTunes media store for commercial airplane use. Several airlines are already investigating the read more...

RIM Sees Red: China Unicom releases RedBerry- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
In what can only be seen as the international business equivalent of a raspberry, China Unicom announced its own mobile push email service called the Redberry. CU hopes to lure local Chinese businesses with its lower princing and blatant disregard for brand ownership. Less than $1USD a month for 5 read more...

Give a Poor Boy a Break- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
We're suckers for a good sob story. Whether its a dame who's husband has turned up missing with the deed to the family manse or a kid, Stefan, with an old 450MHz ThinkPad, we're suckers for folks in trouble. That said, let's help this kid out. He wants to buy an iMac for $2,375 and has gotten $3 read more...

PixelShade- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Details are sketchy at this point, but this PixelShade lets you create digital patterns and then it projects them on the inside of its cylindrical shape. The phosphorescent lamp shade can display images, text, or anything else on its surface, and it's easily modified, too. The lampshade was read more...

TDK To Develop 200GB Blu-ray Disc- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
TDK confirmed that it's working on a 200GB Blu-ray disc—that's four times the capacity of the largest first-generation dual-layer Blu-ray blanks that are just about to be released worldwide. TDK already showed a next-generation four-layer Blu-ray disc with 100GB of storage in May of last read more...

Build Your Own DVR on Lifehacker- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
If you're considering breaking up with TiVo now that lifetime subscription is almost gone for good (the deadline for signing up was extended to April 15th, by the way) and other commercially available DVRs just don't strike your fancy, the exceedingly crafty Adam Pash over at our most organized read more...

BenQ Adds Players to Joybee Line- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
BenQ announced a few new members of its Joybee portable music player family, including the E520 (left), an MP3 player with a built-in Bluetooth module. Link it up with your cellphone, and it can stop music playback when a call comes in. It has a 65K color OLED display and supports MP3, WMA and AMV read more...

Cyloc Bicycle Storage- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Bike racks are usually horrid black things that not only take up loads of space in your hallway but uglify it. We know New Yorkers who've spent twice or thrice as much on folding bikes as they would on regular ones because they didn't have enough space to store their bikes in their apartments or read more...

Toshiba Fish-Shaped MP3 player- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Some might call this fish-shaped MP3 and WMA player by Toshiba cute, though we call it just downright goofy. Hidden underneath the fish's tail is a USB 2.0 connector, and it has 512MB of flash memory in its belly. An LCD panel is underneath and on the sides are transport and volume controls. Plug read more...

Papazouch- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
People reports that child welfare officials visited the Federlines over the weekend, stemming from an incident in which Sean Preston was dropped (by nanny, not Britney) from a high chair April 1. After the fall, doctors said the six-month-old read more...

A Hole In My Heart No More- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Extreme frontman Gary Cherone, the worst thing to ever happen to Van Halen (and that's saying a lot), and guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt are allegedly reuniting for a show in Boston this June. In fact, Blabbermouth reports all four read more...

The King Dork Blog Tour: Part Two- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
[This is what we in the blosophere like to call a "guest post." Andrew Krucoff, of -- well, Krucoff fame -- proposed a five-blog tour all about the new Dr. Frank book and offered to write the post himself. read more...

Shack Is Back- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
I first heard about Liverpudlian pop-folkies Shack in '99 when H.M.S. Fable (iTunes) was making waves across the pond. I found the album rather uneven, but still can't get "Streets Of Kenny" out of my head. The band originally read more...

New Streets - "When You Wasn't Famous"/"Two Nations"- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Vice knows you can't keep something so awesome under wraps, so that great new Streets song is being offered as a free download: The Streets - "When You Wasn't Famous" (MP3) Stereogum knows you've heard it already, so here's read more...

Stream The New Stephin Merritt- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Our modern-day Cole Porter is back with some Showtunes. Hear 5 cuts read more...

New Gnarls Barkley - "Crazy (The Discount Rhinos Full Control Mix)"- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
While we excitedly gave you a taste of "Crazy" back in October, Stereogum fully cops to dliquency on providing the latest Gnarly news. The full album has been soulfully rocking our iTunes for weeks, and since that first post read more...

Voxtrot @ Mercury Lounge, NYC 4/9/06 (And KEXP MP3s)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
"Of course it's limp. It's twee!" Ramesh joked. He was talking about an uncooperative mic stand and not his music, but Srivastava's self-effacing banter is a sign of his confidence. And it's well placed. Take in two taut EPs read more...

Found Found Found- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
No, not Jerry Garcia's toilet (sadly still MIA). But rather I'm referring to Morrissey's sex drive, last seen in the dorm room of William (though, allegedly, it was really nothing). Lyrics on the singer's new album have listeners once read more...

Stream The New Built To Spill, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Eagles Of Death Metal- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
This week AOL Music's got BTS' You In Reverse, PGMG's Elan Vital, and TEODM's Death By Sexy. If that's not your thing, click around for the Toby Keith listening station and never come back here again. Thoughts on the read more...

Pearl Jam Album Review- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
"One Lucky Fan" in Seattle has been listening to PJ's upcoming comeback album for a few weeks now and takes us through it track by track."well even though almost half of the new album has been leaked already, i've read more...

Press Love For Blogger CDs- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Nice words for top-notch music blogs Music For Robots, Lemon-Red, and Soul Sides in the new Entertainment Weekly. The three sites are taking on the music industry not by leaking unreleased albums but with highly-acclaimed mixes curated by the read more...

New Sufjan Stevens - "The Avalanche"- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
As discussed yesterday, Sufjan Stevens has a collection of outtakes from Illinois out this summer. I was curious how you guys would react to the news. Many of you are Sufjan fans, but maybe you were sick of the read more...

Rolling Stones Bring A Tempered Bang To China- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
The Stones finally performed in China Saturday night after serveral failed attempts over the past 25 years. (A concert was planned in 2003, but cancelled because of SARS concerns.) As expected, censors banned at least five songs, reportedly:"Brown Sugar" read more...

New Boards Of Canada - The Trans Canada Highway EP- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
News from Stereogum's favorite armchair electronica artists:Extending from the last year's Campfire Headphase album, the Trans Canada Highway EP which features 5 new tracks including a great remix from Cloudead's Odd Nosdam plays out a hallucinogenic road trip of read more...

Morrissey tops merged album chart- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
[News!] The former Smiths' frontman is currently on a 38-date world tour Singer Morrissey has topped the first official read more...

Depeche Mode-Ultra- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
When news surfaced in 1995 that Alan Wilder had departed Depeche Mode to concentrate on his solo project Recoil, the immediate concern among fans was whether the band would be able to hit past heights again. Though Wilder's profile was always much lesser than that of Martin GoreDavid Gahan -- and read more...

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (Promo CDS) (2006)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
LABEL:........WarnerGENRE:........ RockBITRATE:......VBRkbps / 44,1Khz / Joint-StereoSIZE:.........7,6 MB RIP read more...

Change of plans....- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
From now on, this will be primarily an mp3 blog, with occasional updates about me. The reason for this is that I want to promote artists who arent that well known, as well as plug new singles by established bands. Ill also post an occasional classic or two. The first round of mp3s will come when read more...

Playaway - self-contained audiobook...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Mobilemag.com - 53 minutes ago... than a hardcover can be, which doesn?t make sense, especially since you can get audiobooks from several places on line and load them onto your MP3 player. ... read more...

Skyworks Supports LG's Award Winning Black Lab...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
3G (press release), UK - 52 minutes agoProviding features such as a touch-sensitive keypad, camera, MP3 player, and EVDO capability, the LG5900 or "Chocolate" phone is already a best seller in Korea ... read more...

A visit to CTIA wireless, North America?s largest ...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
SymbianOne, Canada - 28 minutes ago... slider for the 1.9 GHz spectrum. Its ultra-thin, includes MP3 player, and a 1.3 megapixel camera supported by 12 MB internal read more...

Getting China Jazzed on Copyrights: JOINT EDUCATIO...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Black Enterprise, NY - 43 minutes ago... announced on the same day US trade officials met with Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi in Washington, DC, and received promises to crack down on piracy of software ... read more...

China reports $11.2B trade surplus...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Malaysia Sun, Malaysia - 42 minutes agoTuesday's release of the March trade figures coincided with Beijing's announcement of measures to crack down on intellectual property rights piracy, the South ... read more...

What's in a name?...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Canada.com, Canada - 43 minutes agoBut when romance-suspense novelist Heather Graham submitted the manuscript for her latest, an exotic thriller about piracy and murder set in part off the ... read more...

US trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
WCNC (subscription), NC - 41 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
KING5.com (subscription), WA - 41 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US trade deficit improves in February as gap with ...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune, United States - 39 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US and China reach deals aimed at narrowing record...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
San Diego Union Tribune, United States - 39 minutes ago... On copyright piracy, China agreed to require that all computers sold in the country be loaded with legal operating software and to increase enforcement efforts ... read more...

US trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Miami Herald, FL - 37 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

Studios go with the flow, but film downloads can t...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Danbury News Times, CT - 37 minutes ago... But with piracy rampant and methods used to steal movies and reproduce them becoming highly sophisticated, the studios are following the lead of the music ... read more...

CAS: Government to revert to Delhi HC next week...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Indiantelevision.com, India - 33 minutes ago... the IBF in a submission to the government has said that there should not be any price control in a CAS-enabled regime and the issue of piracy should be ... read more...

New Plug & Play Titles For 3G Mobiles...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
3G (press release), UK - 51 minutes agoROK Player technology was awarded Patent in January this year for the storage of DRM-protected audio-visual content on memory cards for play on mobile phones ... read more...

Free TV Comes to the Web...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Connected Home, CO - 30 minutes ago... Second, because the shows are encoded with Apple's proprietary digital rights management (DRM) software, they'll work only with Apple software and iPods. ... read more...

George Everhart...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal, NJ - 23 minutes agoSealedMedia Inc. has launched Version 5.0 of its flagship enterprise digital rights management (E-DRM) platform. The new release ... read more...

Prosecutors probe PTK brand name switch...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
BusinessWeek - 31 minutes ago... Centertel belongs to Poland's Telekomunikacja Polska, which is part of France Telecom. Copyright 2006, by The Associated Press. All rights reserved. ... read more...

Madonna copyright case cancelled...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Digital Spy, UK - 27 minutes agoA copyright infringement case against Madonna has been cancelled by the company who filed it. According to BreakingNews.ie, Explosia ... read more...

Brown Faces Another ?Da Vinci Code? Plagiarism Cla...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Hollywood.com - 27 minutes ago... Last Friday, Brown was found not to have breached copyright and plagiarized The Da Vinci Code from the 1982 book The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail by Michael ... read more...

US Trade Deficit Improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Carlisle Sentinel, PA - 26 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

Another Person Tries To Get A Piece of 'The Da...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Starpulse.com, CT - 25 minutes ago... Last Friday, Brown was found not to have breached copyright and plagiarized "The Da Vinci Code" from the 1982 book "The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail" by ... read more...

Trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
News 14 Charlotte, NC - 24 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

DaimlerChrysler chairman says probe over...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
BusinessWeek - 23 minutes ago... Copyright 2006, by The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. ... read more...

US and China reach deals to cut trade gap...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
International Herald Tribune, France - 23 minutes ago... On copyright piracy, China agreed to require that all computers sold in the country be loaded with legal operating software and to increase enforcement efforts ... read more...

LSE shares soar on news of Nasdaq stake...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
BusinessWeek - 23 minutes ago... Copyright 2006, by The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. ... read more...

Redmond Takes Search to School...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Red Herring, CA - 21 minutes ago... That effort, Google Print, has run into copyright challenges that are still being adjudicated (see Google Free to Cache: Court). ... read more...

Sudan: New Darfur Believer, Now Delivered from Evi...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Adventist News Network, MD - 20 minutes ago... Copyright (c) 2006 by Adventist News Network. 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA 20904-6600 phone: (301) 680-6306. ... read more...

Apple DRM supporters, UNITE!...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
p2pnet.net, Canada - 17 minutes ago... Steve Jobs is intensely angry because French legislators voted 296-to-193 vote in favor of a new copyright law which'll nullify Apple's CRAP, compelling it to ... read more...

US trade deficit declines in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Baltimore Sun, United States - 17 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

'The most remarkable economic transformation&#...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Shanghai Daily, China - 16 minutes ago... (The author is a Nobel laureate in economics and professor of economics at Columbia University. Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2006. read more...

US trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
WFAA (subscription), TX - 7 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Dallas Morning News (subscription), TX - 5 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

Novel virus entry mechanism could lead to new drug...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
EurekAlert (press release), DC - 1 hour ago... The research team included Mansun Law, Gemma C. Carter, Kim L. Roberts, Michael Hollinshead and Geoffrey L. Smith. The researchers have filed a patent for this ... read more...

Thomson Pharma Enhances its Must-Have Information ...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
PharmaLive.com (press release), PA - 40 minutes agoConsidered the European equivalent of Hatch Waxman - the US law that allows patent extensions to compensate for time lost while a patented drug gains ... read more...

QUEENSR?CHE, POISON, LACUNA COIL Land In BILLBOARD...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Blabbermouth.net, NY - 1 hour ago... 1996" collection, which was originally released in November 1996, was officially certified double-platinum in November 2005 by the RIAA (Recording Industry ... read more...

XBox 360's weedy hard-drive gets PC boost...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Inquirer, UK - 40 minutes ago... also email any of your Xbox content to your mates. Thus a new pirating machine to give the FAST and the RIAA bad dreams is read more...

Sonos invites old hi-fis to multi-room party...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Stuff Magazine, UK - 58 minutes ago... there?s still no support for either Microsoft or Apple?s DRM-ed files, so you won?t be able to ping tunes downloaded from iTunes or Napster around your ... read more...

BitComet 0.64...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
BitComet is a p2p file-sharing freeware fully compatible with Bittorrent, which is one of the most popular p2p protocol designed for high-speed distribution of 100MB or GB sized files. BitComet is a powerful, clean, fast, and easy-to-use bittorrent read more...

The business of Linux in China...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
newsmaker As China faces a curb on Windows piracy, two execs discuss prospects for the open-source OS read more...

Meet The CEO(TM) Interviews Electro Energy Inc. CE...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Business Wire (press release), CA - 20 minutes ago... file is also available as a Podcast, enabling investors and interested parties to download the presentation to their desktop and/or any portable MP3 player. ... read more...

US Trade Deficit Improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
nwitimes.com, IN - 31 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Columbus Dispatch, OH - 29 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US trade deficit improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Sacramento Bee, USA - 28 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US Trade Deficit Improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
In-Forum (subscription), ND - 28 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US Trade Deficit Improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Bluefield Daily Telegraph, WV - 27 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

US Trade Deficit Improves in February...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Norman Transcript, OK - 22 minutes ago... On Tuesday, US and Chinese trade officials announced agreements aimed at narrowing the deficit by cracking down on Chinese copyright piracy, lifting a ban on ... read more...

China Reports $11.2B Trade Surplus...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
International News Service, Australia - 20 minutes agoTuesday's release of the March trade figures coincided with Beijing's announcement of measures to crack down on intellectual property rights piracy, the South ... read more...

Wal-Mart gives details on its workers...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Orlando Sentinel, FL - 19 minutes ago... conditionally to lift its ban on US beef imports, open up its telecommunications and medical devices market to competition and crack down on software piracy. ... read more...

US Feb. Trade Deficit Falls; Gap With China Narrow...- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Bloomberg - 11 minutes ago... to start the process to lift its ban on US beef imports, open up its mobile phone and medical devices market and crack down on software and music piracy. ... read more...

Live Review: Kill Hannah/Shiny Toy Guns/Clear Static (NYC)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Just went to the Clear Static/Shiny Toy Guns/Kill Hannah show at The Avalon (formerly The Limelight) in NYC (Monday, April 10). $17 a ticket. $6 for a Bud Light. Coulda been an expensive night if I had had more than one beer. Clear Static opened. Think Duran Duran meets The Cure with white read more...

Hot New Talent Alert: Portobella- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Influenced by Goldfrapp, Blondie and N.E.R.D., Portobella is a fun and frisky new group hailing from the U.K.. The band is centered around spunky British/Italian singer Luciana Caporaso who set out to make pop music that takes its read more...

Stream Ultra.Electro Sampler- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Dance label Ultra has released an excellent compilation of some of the best electro house remixes on the double disc Ultra.Electro. Produced by New York City based David Waxman, the album includes a few of my favorite remixes read more...

Podcast: Attention Deficit Disco- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
DJ Earworm wrote me that he is not only putting together the beats for the monthly FAGGOT party, but also for Attention Deficit Disco, a brand-new club night in San Fransisco. The event is held every third Saturday read more...

Thoughts About Tiga- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Eclectic Canadian DJ Tiga is joining his pals from Scissor Sisters for two exclusive performances on April 22 and 23 at Bowery Ballroom in New York City. Jack recently wrote on his blog about an academic paper he read more...

Free Download: Siobhan Fahey "It's A Trip" (Lil' Wolf Remix)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Most of you will remember Siobhan Fahey as one of the original members of British pop trio Bananarama. After Fahey left the band in 1988, she developed several new musical projects including Shakespear's Sister with Marcella Detroit. The read more...

Dangerous Muse Contest- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
While everybody is buzzing about electro-popsters Dangerous Muse, I just want to dress these honeys. They've contacted Arjan Writes to give away a very special Dangerous Muse Prize Package to one of the readers of this blog. The read more...

Stream Brand-New Nelly Furtado Track- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Sample a brand-new track from Nelly Furtado's forthcoming album Loose. The track is called No Hay Igual, a full-on reggaeton tune that is very different than what the singer has put out on her previous albums. The clip read more...

Free Download: Tigarah "Girl Fight!"- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
What do you get when you combine the fierce delivery of M.I.A. with the production talent of Diplo and the commercialized street cred of Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Girls? The answer is Tigarah, a female MC from Tokyo who read more...

Stream New Dixie Chicks Single- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Dixie Chicks are hotter than hot. After 2003's controversy and radio boycott, the Texas trio is no longer a plain country western act. They have become a crossover pop culture phenomenon that is about to gain more stream read more...

This Is The Man!- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Who do pop stars turn to if they need a hit? Max Martin! The Swedish composer and producer has written hits for people like Kelly Clarkson (Since U Been Gone), Britney Spears (Stronger), Backstreet Boys, N*Sync and many read more...

Royal Crush- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Brandon Flowers is featured in this month's issue of Spin Magazine. If one more person calls me a queen, I'm crushing skulls, he says. Another memorable quote of the foppish singer was featured on this blog last week read more...

Introducing Mirror Boiyz- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Mirror Boiyz don't like to get it twisted. Spitting out their uncompromising, powerful lyrics, the duo is one of the few openly gay hip hop acts that uses big beats and rap to talk about issues that often read more...

Pet Shop Boys U.S. Release in Trouble?- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Pet Shop Boys released a special message for their U.S. fans on their web site last week. We would like to inform American Petheads that the USA release of Fundamental is under advanced discussion at the moment, writes read more...

FAGGOT First Wednesdays & Podcast- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
San Francisco's FAGGOT First Wednesdays is one of the hottest queer parties in the country. With popular mash-up artist DJ Earwom behind the turntables, this party easily rivals the hip and sassy gay dens of Manhattan's East Village. read more...

Video Premiere: Deep Dish ft. Stevie Nicks "Dreams"- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
House remix duo Deep Dish (of Global Underground fame) is finally the releasing the single that fans have been waiting for since last summer. Their make-over of Fleetwood Mac's Dreams is an outstanding interpretation of the evergreen original read more...

More on the BPI Numbers…. - Wednesday, April 12, 2006
I've had quite a few comments back from my BPI missing millions post so decided to add some further thoughts. Firstly, just to emphasize a couple of previous points: the impact of file sharing on future music buying patterns cannot be underestimated. At Jupiter we have written a number of read more...

links for 2006-04-13- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
New Cat Power Tour Dates | Tix on sale read more...

Eric Metronome's Latest Cover: Band of Horses- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Besides recording his original material, Eric Metronome is covering 52 songs this year and posting them on his website. This week's cover is "The Funeral" by Band of Horses. If you want to subscribe to the covers via podcast, here is your link: read more...

Bumbershoot Shaping Up- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Bumbershoot, one of Seattle's fine music festivals, has announced an initial set of bands. Looking good, Washington State, looking good. So far: Kanye West • AFI • A Tribe Called Quest • Yellowcard • Atmosphere • Hawthorne Heights • Feist • Shooter Jennings • Mates of State • read more...

Live Review: Kill Hannah/Shiny Toy Guns/Clear Static (NYC)- Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Just went to the Clear Static/Shiny Toy Guns/Kill Hannah show at The Avalon (formerly The Limelight) in NYC (Monday, April 10). $17 a ticket. $6 for a Bud Light. Coulda been an expensive night if I had had more than one beer. Tommie Sunshine - who David and I caught at SXSW - was spinning tunes read more...