Friday, November 11, 2005
between the wars

An update on the previously talked about issues with Sony's new DRM technology:

Pitchfork reports on the class action lawsuit that's been launched in California, and the one that is forthcoming in New York.

Slashdot let's you know just what cds to avoid putting inside your computer (or perhaps, to avoid buying entirely - I think I'm going to go download Amerie right now). Is it terrible to think that if you bought the latest Our Lady Peace cd, you kinda deserve something like this? Probably.

Check out the Amazon.com review for Van Zant's latest album. In fact, take a look at the review of any of the offending discs.

Billboard reports on the Strokes "secret" club tour. If you're keen on seeing this, it looks like you'll have to head to Seattle though.

Last, but most certainly not least, on this day where we remember the sacrifices of those who died for Canada in various wars, and thank them for what they did, here's a little tune that fits the mood.

download: the Watchmen - Between the Wars (Billy Bragg Cover)

4 Comments:

Hey, Quinn, do you know if these CDs affect you if you save them to a Mac versus a PC?

(I have Kasabian on my Mac.)

By Blogger minx, at 10:57 p.m.  

I now feel justified for not buying the new My Morning Jacket CD.

By Anonymous Neil B., at 7:05 p.m.  

going to try to get a ticket to the strokes club tour here in sydney!

By Anonymous Sean, at 9:48 p.m.  

apparently it installs on a mac, but can't hide itself... so it cant be exploited by hackers...

you may want to look around to double check that though.

By Blogger Quinn, at 10:38 p.m.  

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