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posted by cog_nate
on Feb 13, 2008 -
The answer to file sharing?
Woodstock Systems is Beta testing an Instant Message type music thinger. Essentially, the MP3's on your hard drive can be streamed by people on your buddy list, and vice versa. It also acts as a media player where you can play cds, streaming audio/video and mp3s in addition to ripping cds directly on to your hard drive.
You can't download the MP3's though, so will any of those pesky laws that shut down Audiogalaxy and Napster apply?
posted by remlapm
on Jul 1, 2002 -
is a youngish bloke from the English West Midlands. He makes records under the name " The Streets". Over the past month or so he has become ubiquitous in any kind of media you care to mention and everyone is hailing the coming of young laureate for the garage generation. The entire album is avilable for streaming if you follow the link.
Just one of dozens and dozens of astounding reviews can be found here.
posted by Fat Buddha
on Apr 13, 2002 -
It seems Metallica has some high class company.
The Cleveland Orchestra has halted distribution of their concerts to about 250 U.S. radio stations because of concerns about streaming audio. The orchestra's contract with its musicians covers radio broadcasting rights of live performances, but not Internet streaming, said Gary Hanson, the orchestra's associate executive director.
Does this strike anyone else as strange?
posted by Aaaugh!
on Mar 6, 2001 -