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Weezer CLIQ competition, album give-away

raditudeWeezer are back with the band’s new album, Raditude, which is in stores now.

Celebrating this new release, Weezer will perform a very special show at one very lucky college campus as part of the T-Mobile Motorola CLIQ Challenge, a competition to see which community has what it takes to get Weezer to their local campus.

All Weezer fans need to do is vote on Facebook and the school with the biggest vote will win a live performance by Weezer and a school reward of up to $25,000 (one dollar per vote).

We have six copies of the new CD to give away to Distorted Loop readers. Here’s how it works – the first six readers to comment while leaving a valid email will be contacted with a free copy of the new album. Thanks to YouCast who are providing these prizes. Good luck!!

Tapulous gets social, new songs for 2009

Tapulous has been big news recently, with last week’s release of two fresh titles in the Tap Tap family and continued music industry interest in harnessing the power of the iPhone to connect artists with fans, and company CEO Bart Decrem holds even bigger plans for 2009.

Next year the company will upgrade the free version of its application, Tap Tap Revenge. The new game will offer support for upgrade packs, selling music to gamers from independent and major labels. The company hopes to release a new upgrade pack each month subsequent to the release of version two.

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Weezer make iPhone Tap Tap for Xmas

Tapulous is serious in its strategy to link-up with musicians and labels for numerous generations of its hugely popular Tap Tap Revenge for the iPhone, following news of yesterday’s link-up with EMI with the announcement of a special Christmas version of the game, featuring music from Weezer.

Christmas With Weezer is available now and costs £2.99 (UK), $4.99 (US). It shares the same gaming engine as Tap Tap Dance, and is especially made for holiday season.

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Guitar Hero boosts music sales – Universal

Activision plans to triple the quantity of Guitar Hero titles and associated products it produces by 2010, driving a boost to music sales, the company said this week.

The news came as music to the ears of Universal Music president and chief operating officer, Zach Horowitz, who attended an Activision gathering to tell staff and media that song downloads included within Guitar Hero titles saw real-world sales climb on average 200-300% – Weezer’s ‘My Name Is Jonas’ saw sales climb 1,000% as a result of inclusion within Guitar Hero III, he said.

Aiming to create more titles, Activision acquired music specialist and B-Boy developer FreeStyleGames last month. Its new unit is already developing new Guitar Hero content, a report explains.