Following last weekend’s Apple Music/Taylor Swift tango, the most influential independent labels have signed on to Apple Music. Also, a Pharrell track will be the first Apple Music exclusive. That makes me happy.
Screens are for suckers. Released in 1978, Parker Brothers' Merlin had six "out of this world" games like Tic Tac Toe and Blackjack 13, and its Music Machine game let you use it as an elecronic synthesizer.
Indie labels, sick of getting a bad rap for all the BS their older siblings at the RIAA are trying to pull, have joined forces to create a "fifth major label." While each label on their own is pretty tiny, when they all join forces they have more artists repped than any of the major labels.
See that? That's the data equivalent of a Playboy centerfold. Soak it up, nerds. Last week we reported that the first EVDO revision A card from Sprint was leaking into the marketplace. Today, the veil has been lifted, and this fast lady's been made official. If you haven't been keeping up, both Verizon and Sprint are…