What Is This I’m Feeling?

 

I’ve never focused much on Daft Punk, but if this sin­gle is indica­tive of the over­all direc­tion of their forth­com­ing album, then it’s going to be amaz­ing.  I’m a sucker for any­thing with that funky disco gui­tar strum­ming in it.  Been lis­ten­ing to this over and over — can’t wait for the rest of the tracks.

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The Decem­berists play a few tunes from their most recent album, The King Is Dead.


Chris Thile, of Nickel Creek fame, rocks some blue­grass.  Hold on to your faces when the sec­ond song rolls around.

One More Thing*

Apple launched iCloud yes­ter­day, which includes the “iTunes in the Cloud” ser­vice.  Apple is com­par­ing this to Ama­zon and Google’s cloud music offer­ings (see above chart pulled from Apple​.com).  PCMag has a more detailed com­par­i­son chart.

When you duck out­side the warmth of the real­ity-dis­tor­tion field, you real­ize that Apple is offer­ing a sub­stan­tially dif­fer­ent type of ser­vice than Ama­zon and Google.  It’s a lit­tle mis­lead­ing to com­pare them on only the fac­tors Apple has detailed above.

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