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

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. Continue reading

VIDEO: iPad In Concert – Plays Flight Of The BumbleBee

Here’s the latest soon to be gigantically viral iPad-related video clip – Chinese pianist Lang Lang walked onstage in San Francisc to perform the encore playing Flight Of The Bumblebee on an iPad. He used the Magic Piano app, apparently. Continue reading

iTunes Festival 2010: Ozzy, Scissor Sisters, Tony Bennett, more

Summer’s coming and Apple has once again anounced its annual iTunes Festival in London for 2010.

Apple’s iTunes will present 62 bands across 31 days in a series of performances at the Roundhouse in Camden Town, London. Announced highlights include Scissor Sisters (July 1), Tony Bennett (July 2) & Ozzy Osbourne (July 3). Continue reading

Steampunk My iPod And The World’s First Wax Cylinder Release In A Century…

We really like this set of steampunk-inspired iPod decals, we think they look pretty slick.

Designed by Colin Thompson and available via Gelaskins for just $14.95, these turn your 21st Century iPod into a 19th Centuryslice of Victoriana. We’d like a set.

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Muso Records Whole Album Using Only an iPhone

What’s an iPhone-loving songwriting sound-engineer got to do to grab a little attention in this new digital world order? Why, record an entire album of music using only his iPhone and a selection of musical apps, of course.

We saw the Santa Cruz Sentinelstory pop up via iPhone Freak and knew a wider public deserved to know about Tom Freeman and his iPhone music odyssey. Continue reading

Rupert Murdoch: ‘All Media Is Going To Go On The iPad’

Looks like Apple’s cosied up nicely to one of the world’s most powerful media moguls, News Corp. chief, Rupert Murdoch, who appears to be an all-in iPad fan. “All media is going to go on to the iPad”, he declares in this interview with his own Fox Business Channel.
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Video: Universal’s digital chief talks the future of music

This is interesting – Rob Wells, Senior Vice-President of Digital at the world’s largest major label, Universal Music Group International, tells us what’s what in the future of music.

This is a wide-ranging chat, covering the past, present and several different outcomes for the future of music, including building new commercial models that integrate social and search sites, and of course a little mobile (Apple). Interesting stuff for anyone who cares about the future of media and music. (Video after the break).
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Eigenharp – a revolutionary new instrument

Today we’re incredibly excited at a hugely innovative all-new electronic musical instrument we visited at its launch event today, the Eigenharp.

The Eigenharp is every instrument you’ve ever heard of, it looks like a futuristic stick, it has shiny lights, 160 amazingly sensitive keys, and can be played like a double bass, a guitar, a keyboard – even a saxophone. Continue reading