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Me and Bono: great minds (apart from Bono)

Rick was just in Dublin, filming U2 for an upcoming Culture Show special.  Apparently, Bono expressed his frustration that the metadata of mp3s isn’t exploited nearly enough.  He wondered, for instance, why the cover art couldn’t change mid-song, or feature lyrics or just do cooler stuff. He may be a saint, but he’s a bit […]

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Where are the new liner notes?

Last month I took up a free trial of eMusic.  This is a service where you pay monthly for an allotted amount of music and audiobook downloads (they don’t carry over, btw).  The files are free of DRM and end up quite inexpensive.  I don’t know how good the deal is for the artists, but […]