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Normally, I like to at least comment and link on what I post, but 880 commute fatigue is setting in and I was late getting home after trying the shortcut through Newark (California) and having to wait for a freight train. Freight train? What is this, Indiana?
Anyway, my latest listening has resulted in this lala playlist of notable tracks. Composers include microtonal Terry Riley, Albina Stefanou, Julia Wolfe, Randall Wolff, Skip La Plante.The Who via the Smithereens version of Tommy, Haitian music via Alan Lomax, and George Gershwin via The Doors...the rumor is true, please don't let hegemonic Apple screw up lala...
Apple Inc. acquired online music company Lala Media Inc., possibly signaling an expansion of the computer giant's music strategy. Terms could not be learned. "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time and we generally do not comment on our purpose or plan." said Apple spokesman Steve Dowling. (WSJ)