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Dotted Music Monday: The 10 Metallica Songs To Hear Before You Die

Metallica biographer Joel McIver exclusively gives us the lowdown on the essential Hetfield/Ulrich playlist.

Johnny Royal’s Social Media 3.0 White Paper

Johnny Royal’s Social Media 3.0 White Paper

Last month Johnny Royal from Luthier Society published a white paper, provocatively titled “Social Media 3.0″.

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Google OneBox: Improving Your Music Search Results

Last week Google announced the launch of a new search feature, called Music Onebox, which allows you to stream songs for free via partner services Lala and MySpace’s iLike (as well as Pandora, imeem and Rhapsody).

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Guilty Pleasures Within The Music Industry

What are some of your guilty pleasures that one would not expect to see on your iPod? This was a question asked of a huge selection of musicians and professionals in the music industry by All About The Music’s owner Alex Gilbert.

Alice In Chains iPhone App: Another Big Name In Apple Store

Alice In Chains iPhone App: Another Big Name In Apple Store

Don’t be surprised seeing lots of iPhone-related news in this blog, especially since this device is on very friendly terms with the music world right now. For example, there is a whole two prominent music applications hitting iTunes App Store today.

CD-Vinyl: Innovation Or Perversion?

CD-Vinyl: Innovation Or Perversion?

The thingy in question is a new single by French hip-hop producer Wax Tailor, released in a format aptly titled CD-Vinyl – which can be played in a CD player as well as on a turntable.