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    • The Damned
    • Punk rock is mostly associated with three chords and a bad attitude, but the Damned were one of the few bands of the era bent on bringing musicianship and a good sense of humor to the scene. And while
  • Suspended Animation

    • 8 out of 10
    • Fantomas
    • Mike Patton may well be one of the hardest working men in showbiz these days, and his latest with Fantômas underscores just about how far out he is willing to travel.

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  • The Dresden Dolls

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    • The Dresden Dolls
    • The energetic duet of Amanda Palmer and Brian Viglione that make up the Dresden Dolls have created a wonderfully haunting sound in their self-titled album. They have been able to construct an imme

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    • Part white rap, part alternative, part pop, and part rock, the Bumblebeez grabbed a hold of me with "Pony Ride," and didn't let go.

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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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Sony Artists in Japan Want on iTMS at Any Cost, Report Says

Some Japanese musicians under contract with Sony want their songs listed on Apple's iTunes Music Store (iTMS) and are willing to possibly violate their agreements to do it, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

At least one artist has already gone against his label to offer his songs on iTMS, AP reported, and a major agency that manages Japanese musicians said Wednesday it was interested in a possible deal with Apple.

Rock musician Motoharu Sano, who has a recording contract with Sony, is making some of his songs available on iTMS, according to his official Web page. "It is an individual's freedom where that person chooses to listen to music. I want to deliver my music wherever my listeners are," Sano told The Nihon Keizai Shimbun business daily.

Amuse Inc., an agent for some of Japan's most popular artists, is also thinking about joining iTunes, the report said. "We want to do what users want," Amuse spokeswoman Kyoko Ijichi said Wednesday.

Apple and Sony are reportedly in talks to have music of Sony-labeled artists available on iTMS, but have yet to reach an amicable agreement.

The new iTMS in Japan began last week and sold one million songs in four days.

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