Tag Archives: music

Walmart Will Keep DRM Servers Running

Aw, shucks Walmart. I knew you would have a change of heart! The people working at big blue must have realized that shutting off DRM servers and killing access to music your customers paid for is a bad idea. Perhaps they took a clue from Yahoo!?For now, the servers will be left on indefinitely thanks to customer outrage but it’s ...

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Trippy iPod Is By No Means Portable

Either I’m on some awesome drugs thatI don’t know about or the Russian artists who designed this oversized iPod are. OK, I just gave myself a blood test; I’m sober. That means that both Aristarkh Chernyshev and Alexei Shulgin are out of their skulls for crafting this large, warped, fully-functional iPod. It looks like they put a giant iPod in ...

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Sirius XM Buries Punk Rock

Whether you’re a Sirius XM radio subscriber or not, maybe you’ve heard it’s dropped the punk channels. Subscribers are outraged at the fact that XM Fungus and Sirius Punk were dropped, replaced by an AC/DC channel. That’s AC/DC, all day, everyday. AC/DC? They only have, like, 17 albums. Why wouldn’t Sirius XM replace every punk band in existence with a ...

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Afternoon Linkage for September 26th, 2008

BAD COMPANY THE SONG. THE BAND. THE ALBUM. Walk The Dinosaur! Sludge Factory Ramblin’ Man Hot For Teacher The Weight Too Dead For Me The Camera Eye Bittersweet Symphony Dancing With Myself It’s Dangerous Business Walking Out Your Door So Lonely Have great links you want showcased on Afternoon Linkage? E-mail us: tips AT gearfuse DOT com.

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The All New MySpace Music (Without The DRM)

Tonight, MySpace kicked off its new commercial free music service which doesn’t include any of that bullshit DRM business. Using its ever popular Flash player, users can purchase songs or add them to a playlist. It’s now possible to create a streaming playlist of as many as 100 songs each that can be shared and ranked. MySpace music will also ...

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This Cooler Has A Better Stereo System Than My Car

When I’m headed to the beach, I’m usually carrying a heavy ass cooler full of beer. The problem is, I’m always going alone, all by myself. At first, it might not seem like that big of deal, but then it strikes me: who can I find to carry my stereo? A question that haunts me no more, thanks to Boomcooler. ...

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Automaton AU/VST Plugin

If you’re familiar with the Game of Life then Automaton will seem familiar to you. Using the rules as the Game of Life, it instead sequences and generates music along with FX, which is perfect for any of you producing atrocious techno. Random squelches, blips, beeps and then some are all included with Automaton. Just use your favorite DAW like ...

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Truth: Amazon Launching Mobile Music, Movie Store For Android

The rumor that Amazon will be launching a music and movie store for Android-based cellphones has been confirmed by Vince. Like Vince mentions, this will make Amazon a direct competitor to Apples iTunes Music Store. The Apple advertisement team is probably hard at work making up some nice bashes they can throw in Amazon’s direction. I guess we’ll just have ...

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Rumor: Amazon Launching Mobile Music, Movie Store For Android

Oh snap! Today will mostly consist of news about Google’s Android platform and the T-Mobile G1 smartphone. The latest rumor to hit our inbox involves the almighty Amazon.com and content distribution. Apparently, Amazon could be releasing a music and movie store just for Android-based cellphones. That would instantly make Amazon a direct competitor to Apple’s iTunes Music Store and we’re ...

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Another Day, Another Format

Right now, in a time where the economy is complete shit and corporate raiding is nothing new, Samsung is trying to buy SanDisk, one of the largest manufacturers of flash memory. SanDisk is being resistant, so what’s a troubled company to do? In this case, SanDisk decided to launch SlotMusic, a microSD card equipped with a full album’s worth of ...

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