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Rumors of an impending AT&T/eMusic tag team for an over-the-air music store were true: The eMusic Mobile store will be stocked with 2.7 million songs in delicious DRM-free MP3. Better yet, not only do tracks download directly to your phone, a second copy is sent straight to your computer. Not so delicious:

The price, at $7.49 per five-pack plus data charges ("AT&T strongly recommends an unlimited data plan before previewing tracks"), and the so-far small number of supported handsets, which are Samsung's a717, a727, "new versions" of the SYNC and the Nokia N75, with "many to be added in the future."

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Curiously (or maybe not so curiously) absent is the iPhone, given that it's an actual music phone and Steve-o's all about DRM-hate nowadays. "Meh" pricing and limited handset support aside, however, an over-the-air, DRM-free store is definitely a step in the right direction for mobile music. It would just be more right if it was cheaper. [Press Release]