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  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Once More, with Feeling

    • 10 out of 10
    • Various Artists
    • Most musical episodes of TV shows frankly stink. They are usually little more than ill-conceived vehicles intended to let the stars show off what musical talent they have. Once More, With Feeling,

  • Supernature

    • 10 out of 10
    • Goldfrapp
    • On their latest CD, Supernature, Goldfrapp has put together a successful mix of 1980-era New Romanticism, German cabaret, and T. Rex glam that leaves you riveted even through the album's lulls. It's a great amalgam that sounds current without sounding at all dated.

  • Every Day: The Best of the Verve Years

    • 8 out of 10
    • Joe Williams
    • Joe Williams was Figure Two in my three-man education in singing. A brilliant vocalist, scatter, and interpreter of jazz and blues, Williams produces music that's totally unique, yet sounds so effortl
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    • The jazz album to end all jazz albums. Miles Davis and John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderly and the list goes on. The who's who of who's who in jazz have assembled for this monumental record. Get this
  • An Evening with George Shearing & Mel Torm�

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    • Mel Torm� & George Shearing
    • Of the three men who taught me how to sing, the last was Mel Torme. Apparently, Mel Torme is a joke to anyone more than a decade older than me, a living parody of a Vegas crooner. But I stumbled on th

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WSJ: Amazon Planning to Take on iTunes Music Store

Internet retailer Amazon.com is preparing to enter the crowded and ever-growing market of online music, according to a report in Friday's Wall Street Journal (subscription required).

"Amazon has reportedly held talks with record-label executives in the past two weeks about licensing music, according to people familiar with the discussions," the WSJ reported. Amazon has discussed a music offering that would include options such as song-by-song downloads and a monthly subscription service.

Amazon has also discussed using MusicNet, a New York digital music distributor, to support the service, people familiar with the talks said. Amazon indicated that it is interested in launching a digital-music service in the fourth quarter of this year, according to sources.

Further evidence of Amazon's intent are online job listings for a "content acquisition manager for our forthcoming Digital Music Service." This employee "will seek and license digital-music content world-wide, including content from major recording labels and independent recording labels and artists," the posting said.

An Amazon spokeswoman refused to confirm reports.

"Digital media is very important to us," Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said in an interview last month. "The immediate reason we're doing those things is it brings traffic to the Web site. It does let us stretch our legs and figure out how to do massive amounts of streaming and video downloading and so on."

If true, Amazon would join the likes of Apple and it's popular iTunes music service, along with Napster, and soon Microsoft.

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