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  • Now Here Is Nowhere

    • 10 out of 10
    • Secret Machines
    • The Secret Machines' inaugural album, Now Here is Nowhere is both old and new in its sonic assault. The trio's surprisingly big sound evokes Pink Floyd (without ever sounding like any Pink

  • One Word Extinguisher

    • 8 out of 10
    • Prefuse 73
    • It's an album about a breakup, done with beats instead of mopey lyrics. But the beats are raw, and the emotions are there, even if there aren't many words on top of it. While possibly not Scott Herren
  • The Last 5 Years (2002 Off-Broadway Cast)

    • 10 out of 10
    • Jason Robert Brown
    • The soundtrack to this moving off-broadway musical is heart moving. The lyrics follow a couple in a relationship for five years, one point of view going forward in time, and the other tracing time fr
  • War of the Worlds

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    • Jeff Wayne
    • With the new movie adaptation of H.G Wells' classic Sci Fi invasion tale, War of the Worlds, currently on theater screens everywhere, there's new interest in Jeff Wayne's rock opera version, and it is
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    • Jesus Jones
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Apple Working to Add Movies to iTunes

Apple is currently negotiating with the major studios to bring feature length movies to the iTunes Music Store before the end of 2006. According to Forbes, the studios are willing to work with Apple, but are unhappy with the proposed US$9.99 per movie flat fee.

Apple offers a flat fee system for music downloads: $0.99 per track. It want to offer a similar system for movies. The studios, however, want to be able to charge more for new releases and more popular titles. One studio executive commented "We can't be put in a position where we lose the ability to price our most popular content higher than less popular stuff."

Despite pressure from the music industry, Apple has so far refused to allow for a sliding scale for song prices. But insiders think Apple may be more flexible when it comes to movie prices, allowing for a $9.99 to $19.99 price scale.

Rumors are floating through the industry that Apple is working on a larger format iPod more suitable for longer shows. A simultaneous iPod and movie announcement would be a good move for Apple and the studios, so it's likely they will reach a pricing agreement in time for a new iPod product launch.

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