By Dan Moore When I bought my first iPod--this was the first iPod, when the scroll wheel actually spun around--it was a severe blow to my nerd-cred, which I guarded pretty jealously at the time. (It was the only cred I had.) Relying on iTunes and its untouchable database to maintain my MP3 collecti ... More >>
Comedy goes ka-boom
Thanks to her husband, Katy Perry considers herself as an honorary Brit. But as the most frequent current inhabitant of the Billboard charts, she must wish we were all anglophiles. If only America had a Christmas No. 1 competition as rabid and media-fueled as Old Blighty's! Katy would have t ... More >>
We are adidas' friends. You'll never be shoeless again. Right now in a record store (probably in Seattle or maybe in Austin), two people are flipping through used vinyl and talking about music. Inevitably, one of them will turn to the other, pick up a record and accuse that musician or band o ... More >>
Macaulay Culkin's iPod (le) poisson rouge Thursday, December 8 Better than: I would say Elijah Wood's iPod but I don't think that's true. The giddiness set in about four hours before Macaulay Culkin's party at (le) poisson rouge's gallery bar last nightyes, that Macaulay Culkin. Upon ... More >>
The fire next time
Every day I'm shufflin'
Your grandfather's iPod.In 2003, the bar HiFi in the East Village introduced a new proprietary PC-powered 26,000-song MP3-playing machine that was so ahead of its time, it made healines in several publications, from Wired to The New York Times. Now, the bar has launched the latest version of ... More >>
A solar-powered album?
Back in May, we reported that Lil Wayne had been caught hiding an iPod charger and pair of headphones in his cell (specifically, and somewhat tragically, in a discarded snack bag in his trashcan; the iPod itself was found being held by a neighboring inmate). Early reports suggested that Wayne ... More >>
Does Apple really have to throw themselves a whole big event party thing every time they roll out a product? It's not that they aren't informative -- they are -- it's more that they feel like a company who just sold you a $500 piece of electronics which now makes you more available to people ... More >>
Mike Todaro's Power Balladz
As we reported on Tuesday, Lil Wayne was caught this week at Rikers in possession of various illegal electronics--in this case, headphones, a charger, and, eventually, the MP3 player to which they belonged. Our source pegged the crime as an infraction--possession of contraband--but had no wor ... More >>
Corrections sources are telling the Voice that rapper Lil Wayne was caught today at Rikers in possession of "unauthorized earphones and a charger" during a search. An investigation is underway to find the missing device (almost certainly an iPod or other kind of MP3 player) that goes with the ... More >>
Jazz-electro-pop from a Scandinavian songbird
The much-covered saga of the young woman who couldn't pay her taxi fare and was forced to give up her iPod instead has, after hopping the traffic divider and making a U-turn, rolled slowly to a halt. First, folksinger James Taylor, upon learning that his songs were among the treasures lost with Nata ... More >>
The Post follows up on that strange taxi story we told you about last week, in which a cabbie forced a young woman whose credit card wouldn't work in his reader to surrended her iPod as recompense for the fare. The cabbie is identified as Mohammed Islam, and says he's willing to return the iPod in e ... More >>
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