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So Close – Qtrax

It sounded too good to be true but I, like a lot of other people, were prepared to suspend disbelief in the hope that the industry had come around to the idea of sharing music (or that we had come even closer to the ‘Music Like Water’ Utopia that Gerd Leonnhard the Music Futurist described back […]

Labels Blame ISPs For Illegal Music

In yet another move by the major labels The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has called for the European Union to force internet service providers (ISPs) to crack down on music piracy. In its annual report the industry body said paid-for music downloads rose 40% last year but this was not enough to […]

Free Music at Last.FM

Last.fm has now launched it’s service that allows anyone to listen to music on the site for free for up to 3 times. The company claims that this makes them the first music website to offer free, global, on-demand access to the largest licensed catalogue of music built on partnerships with all four major record labels – […]

Punctuality for DJ’s! – Turntable Watch

If you spend your time mixin & matchin on the 1s ‘n’ 2s – Bo! Flud Watches brings you a replica of the classic Technics 1200… in wrist watch form! You have a choice ‘tween a stainless or smooth black leather strap and to add to the effect it even comes in a miniature flight case. One of […]

The Smart Party!! Democratic Tunes.

A couple of UCLA students, Kevin Eustice and Peter Reiher, have written and tested some software that with their antennae set up will grap music playlists stored inside laptops. The plan is to roll this out to wifi-enabled MP3 players and throw these tunes up front and create the playlist thus, perhaps, making DJ’S so 90’s! Wi-fi playlists and ‘pod parties’ aren’t […]

Steve Jobs Reveals All – Air, iPhone, AppleTV, iTunes and the rest!

The MacBook Air is now official! The thinnest laptop ever made.  At its most portley it’s still thinner than the nearest competitor’s thinnest.  That’s small – Size zero in excelsis! Even if you’re an Apple-hater you should give a round of applause for the engineers who built it. At its ‘fattest’ edge (towards the rear – aint […]