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Chemical Brothers Make An iTunes Pass for US/Canada Fans 5

Tweet Not sure how new this is, but I’ve not come across it before, hit band The Chemical Brothers are offering a mixed media iTunes Pass deal to fans in the US and Canada. In conjunction with EMI Music’s Astralwerks Records the ground-breaking electronica makers, The Chemical Brothers are offering this iTunes Pass: What this means is […]

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The Beatles and iTunes – blame EMI, says Macca 4

Tweet From the “recycle me and use me up” department, former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has once again railed against EMI for the failure so far to offer music by the legendary band for sale and download via iTunes and other digital music services. “To tell you the truth I don’t actually understand how it’s […]

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Warner Music Boss Ignites iTunes Streaming Speculation 2

Tweet Warner Music Group CEO, Edgar Bronfman Jr, is full of praise for Apple – sparking fresh speculation iTunes streaming music services may be on the way in the latest financial call. He was very backward in responding to questions on this, saying: “Apple is not currently a retailer involved in an access or subscription […]

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Apple Closes LaLa.com. Will iTunes.com Launch In June? 5

Tweet Apple will close down its recently-acquired LaLa.com service on May 31, the company revealed in a bried message posted on the streaming music service’s website. Existing users will be able to log in until the end of next month.

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Gorillaz live stream their London gig Friday 1

Tweet In case you, like me, were unable to blag, borrow or steal a ticket to see Gorillaz perform their really rather good Plastic Beach album at The Roundhouse this Friday, then rejoice – the band will be live streaming their performance via multiple sites. The live stream begins at 5pm EST (9pm GMT) on […]

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Get 50 Years of UK Music Chart Info Here

Tweet The Official Charts Company (OCC) has (at last) launched a website offering everybody free access to five decades of British chart data.     The site offers an update of the Official Singles and Albums Charts every Sunday evening, alongside a wide range of Officially-compiled charts across a large number of genres, all supported […]

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iPhone-controlled iPad Becomes TV Games Console – Can Apple TV Be Far Behind?? 13

Tweet Once again, with the technology so obvious that developers are already creating such solutions, there is a future for the Apple TV, as a low cost console for the television that aggregates all your iTunes media, offers internet access and surfing, a full selection of HD or upscaled iPhone apps and higher capacity. Oh, […]

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Apple versus Google: Now Samsung Plans An Android-Powered TV 7

Tweet Just how far is the battle going to go, as Apple defines itself as the world’s leading consumer electronics company while Google attempts to retool itself as a product and software firm, rather than a search engine. Now comes the news Samsung may be preparing to assemble Android-powered televisions…

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UK Recorded Music Sales Revenue Stabilise In 2009 1

Tweet UK music industry association the BPI today published recorded music sales figures for 2009, slightly snubbing iTunes in the process. How did the BPI act to snub iTunes? By admitting that digital income now accounts for a fifth of total UK recorded music revenues – up 47.8 per cent, but failing to name iTunes, […]

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