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    • Gimme Fiction by Spoon is a terrific album by an Austin band that I was lucky enough to catch on an Austin radio station during a Christmas visit.

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    • Quadrophenia is everything that Tommy wanted to be, a rock opera that told a story, but one where every song could still stand alone. It was also Pete Townshend's farewell tribute to the Mod

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    • 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

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Apple and Wal-Mart Working on Movie Alliance

Apple and Wal-Mart may be negotiating a deal that would give the big-box retailer a cut of iTunes movie download sales in exchange for selling digital download coupons. According to Variety, the alliance would make movie studios feel more comfortable about adding their libraries to the iTunes Store.

So far, only Disney has signed on to offer movie downloads through the iTunes Store. Fox, Universal and Lionsgate were ready to join, too, but backed out after Wal-Mart pressured them to offer it the same download terms Apple was asking for. The retailer is reported to be working on its own movie download service.

Reports surfaced earlier this year that Wal-mart was pressuring movie studios to lower the wholesale price on DVDs so that it could match prices at the iTunes Store, fearing that it would lose in-store sales to online downloads.

There is no word on the current status of Apple's negotiations with Wal-Mart.

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