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  • Playing the Angel

    • 8 out of 10
    • Depeche Mode
    • Oddly enough, Playing The Angel is a return to form for Depeche Mode, even though it may well be argued that they never truly deviated from their roots in their more recent offerings. In the

  • Go Away White

    • 10 out of 10
    • Bauhaus
    • Go Away White is an album I've been waiting more than 20 years to hear, and the good news is that it was worth the wait.  The latest -- and last, no...for real this time -- album from

  • Pressure Chief

    • 6 out of 10
    • Cake
    • Pressure Chief, Cake's latest album, didn't immediately grab me. In fact, it took perhaps half a dozen listens before I started truly enjoying it. Any

  • 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,
  • Album Of The Year

    • 10 out of 10
    • Brother Love
    • Killer grooves, catchy riffs, edgy vocals with oh-so-just-right layered harmonies, and a drive that will move even YOU out of your chair, Brother Love's initial release is what rock and roll should be

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The iPod’s ‘Social Revolution’ Threatens Radio

"Apple's popular music player, launched in October 2001, has changed not only the way we listen to music, but the way we think about it," writes Susan Whitall for The Detroit News. She describes a local nightclub that lets guest DJs play three tunes from their MP3 players every Wednesday night, noting that users seem more interested in what's on their iPod -- as well as the iPods belonging to friends and even strangers -- than what's on the radio.

Radio consultant Fred Jacobs told Ms. Whitall: "You can either turn away from the iPod/MP3 experience and say 'Wow, this is bad for us, so let's completely ignore it and hope that it doesn't hurt us.' Or you can embrace it, maybe even give them away and offer some things that are completely proprietary, in a very on-demand sort of way."

Ms. Whitall notes that one Detroit rock station has started offering podcasts of interviews hosted in its studio, while other stations have jumped on the "Jack" format bandwagon. "Jack" is a format that calls itself "like an iPod on shuffle" in its ads, literally playing its music from a computer and eschewing a DJ.

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