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Download every De La Soul album for free for today only

Tired of waiting to get through all the legal hurdles, De La Soul is taking its music straight to the fans via the Internet.

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Adam F5 review: A terrific and affordable powered audio-monitor system

Adam's F5 is a powered, near-field monitor small enough for a medium-sized desk. When properly positioned, you'd be hard pressed to find a better sounding speaker for the price.

Xbox Music to add parental advisory warnings, upcoming song info

A Microsoft MVP sends word of a new Xbox Music for Windows 8.1 update making the rounds.

Europe's online music players get a break from new EU copyright law

Legal streaming and downloading will be cheaper and easier, lawmakers say.

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Valve's Steam Music will let you game to your jams

Valve's adding yet another beta to its Steam games service - this time, an integrated local music player. Let the bodies hit the floor indeed.

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First look: Beats Music is off to a promising start

The Beats brand enters the crowded field of on-demand music subscriptions. Its advantage? Curation from people who get music (and, possibly, you).

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Winamp escapes death sentence thanks to Radionomy

That sound you hear is Winamp continuing to whip the llama's ass.

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Google Play Music All Access becomes a ticket to Google Glass for some

Some subscribers to Google's all-you-can-eat music service are receiving invitations to buy Google Glass.

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Sony to sell Gracenote to Tribune for $170 million

Tribune will combine the music database company with its own video information unit.

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How to turn any Web page into an impromptu Music app playlist in Windows 8.1

A hidden new addition to Windows 8.1 can create long, impromptu playlists based on any artist or topic in mere seconds.