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    • 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

  • Rock Spectacle

    • 8 out of 10
    • Barenaked Ladies
    • These guys know how to put on a live show, and whomever recorded this knows how to capture one. Rock Spectacle is one of the warmest-sounding recordings I've ever heard, and totally fills a room at a
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    • 8 out of 10
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    • Very few albums manage to capture snapshots of a quality of life in the manner that Congo Norvell's sophomore record, "Abnormals Anonymous," does.

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  • Modern Lovers

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Jonathan Ive Honored by Queen

Jonathan Ive, Apple's Senior Vice President of Design, was awarded the title of Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth on December 31, 2005. The title, which is the third highest rank of British chivalry, was awarded for his achievements in industrial design, including the iMac and iPod.

London-born Mr. Ive was honored for the trend setting designs he has created during his 13 years at Apple. In addition to the iMac and iPod, he also designed the easily recognizable form factors of the iBook and PowerBook.

Prior to his career at Apple, Mr Ive was a partner at the London-based design firm, Tangerine, where he designed anything from power tools to wash basins. Many of his designs are on permanent display at museums around the world.

Mr. Ive and his design team have previously received awards from several design institutions, including the including British advertising trade group D&AD;, German design museums Red Dot and iF, Industrial Designers Society of America, and the UK's Royal Society of Arts.

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