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  • 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,
  • Quadrophenia

    • 10 out of 10
    • The Who
    • 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

  • Spanks for the Memories

    • 8 out of 10
    • Asylum Street Spankers
    • The Asylum Street Spankers are...well...The Spankers. Hailing from Austin, where I saw them live dozens of times, the band played entirely acousti

  • Is This It

    • 10 out of 10
    • The Strokes
    • The Strokes set the music world on fire with this 2001 album, with headlines declaring that the New York band was here to save Rock and Roll. While the band hasn't made as much of a splash since t

  • Music Has The Right To Children

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    • Boards of Canada
    • This one will haunt you. From the first notes to the last, their sound surrounds you. BOC has put out a fantastic catalogue, and this album is a great starting point for a new listener. Jump straight

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Disney’s Iger: iTunes Partnership a Great Success

Disney’s CEO Robert Iger spoke to the success of his relationship with Apple and iTunes recently. His company was the first to make its content available on iTunes, and in the last 18 months, Disney has sold over 40 million TV shows and 4 million movies, according to Multichannel News on Wednesday.

"It�s about kids -- kids are using their broadband-enabled computers for entertainment much more than the generations before them," Mr. Iger said. "We believe the broadband-enabled computer is going to be a primary source of entertainment for kids in the years ahead. It�s just as important to them as the TV set."

Mr. Iger admitted that the Internet downloads have been only small fraction of their business. However he expects it to rise from US$750M in 2007 to US$1B this year. Disney’s total revenues for 2007 were $15B.

Like most studio executives, Mr. Iger sees the Internet as an important component. "Over the long run there will be some shift, particularly in filmed entertainment," Mr. Iger said. "It won�t shift completely � you won�t see the DVD business go away -- it will stay vital for a long time. But electronic delivery will grow."

That’s the emerging consensus right now. Internet viewing is on the increase, but thanks to the constraints on broadband in the U.S., it will be some time before it overtakes other traditional methods. In the meantime, studios are being smart about the mix and giving everyone what they want in as many ways as possible.

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