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  • Cocked & Loaded

    • 8 out of 10
    • Revolting Cocks
    • It's hard to believe it's been more than a decade since Ministry founder and front man Al Jourgensen's side project Revolting Cocks released any new material. 2006 brings us Cocked and Loaded

  • Modern Lovers

    • 10 out of 10
    • Modern Lovers
    • This timeless masterpiece is little known, but it has inspired almost as many bands as The Modern Lovers' own inspiration -- and only slightly better known -- The Velvet Underground & Nico.

  • Jagged Little Pill (Acoustic)

    • 6 out of 10
    • Alanis Morissette
    • Ten years after the original release, comes the traditional celebratory acoustic re-recording. The album has held up remarkably well. While it is not as meaningful to me as it was when I was sixteen,
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    • This record is perhaps U2's finest hour, yet it has been forgotten as a strange by-product of the ZooTV tour's overload, and is generally regarded by most fans as a poor effort. It is this sentiment t
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    • Chicago
    • For those of you who don't know, Chicago didn't always suck, and everyone in the band didn't always play a keyboard. When the band started off they were pioneers of rock and jazz fusion, and guita

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Apple Moves Closer to NZ iTunes Store By Buying Domain Name

New Zealand news site Stuff reports on Monday that "Apple has moved a step closer to launching its long-awaited iTunes online music store in New Zealand, taking over the itunes.co.nz domain name from a Dunedin businessman who first registered the Web address." That businessman, Dave Goosselink, was using the Web site to sell iPods via Amazon.com and is quoted in the article as saying he's "satisfied with the arrangement" to sell the domain.

Apple's move comes on the heels of the launch of CokeTunes, Coca-Cola's online music store for New Zealanders. That site features almost 600,000 songs while its only local competition, Digirama, offers 73,000 tunes for sale. CokeTunes has deals with Universal, Warner, EMI and local New Zealand labels. It sells songs and albums for $1.75 and $18, respectively, prompting Digirama to cut its prices to $1.69 and $17.99. Those numbers are in New Zealand currency; CokeTunes' prices are $1.21 and $12.46 at current exchange rates.

Apple declined to comment to Stuff, of course, leaving the launch date of New Zealand's iTunes Music Store a mystery. The company purchased itunes.com.au in April, but it has yet to open the Australian iTunes Music Store.

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