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2009-10-12 22:59:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Sound Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) today announced the Ecotones Duet, the latest in the company's line of sound machines to employ its patented Adaptive Sound Technology for superior sound masking. Chronic insomnia and numerous sleep-related problems are so pervasive that an estimated 500 million people worldwide suffer from them, including 25% of Americans according to the Centers for Disease Control. As noise pollution, urban...

2009-06-24 07:00:00

Customers include leading labels and distributors SOMERVILLE, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform providing data-driven solutions to the digital music industry, today announced the launch of its Fanalytics platform. Fanalytics applies patented web crawling, machine learning and semantic web technology to help artists and labels better understand, locate and build their online fan base. As part of the launch, The Echo Nest announced an existing...

2009-06-23 05:00:00

FORTHCOMING ALBUM, "ON WITH THE SHOW," FEATURES 11 RECENT TRACKS, 8 CO-WRITTEN BY LAMBERT NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The much-discussed new single, "Want" by Adam Lambert will be available on iTunes beginning June 23rd, 2009. The song comes from a full album entitled On With The Show, which will be released by Hi Fi Recordings/Wilshire Records this summer. The vast majority of songs on the album were co-written by Lambert, in fact; eight tracks of the forthcoming eleven song album...

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2009-05-20 16:00:00

"Five-dimensional" discs with storage capacity 10,000 times that of current DVDs could be on the market within a decade, researchers said on Wednesday. A team from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia said by using nanoparticles and adding a "polarization" dimension to existing technology, storage capacity can be vastly increased without changing the size of a disc. The researchers reported that the technique has allowed them to store 1.6 terabytes of data on a single disc, with...

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2009-04-26 14:00:00

Record stores are opening rather than closing in Los Angeles as the public is slowly re-embracing vinyl records, a store owner says. Neil Schield, who opened the Origami record shop in Los Angeles' Echo Park neighborhood, said records are the only portion of the physical music business enjoying sales growth amid a sea of digital music downloads, the Los Angeles Times said Sunday. Such increased interest in vinyl recordings comes after scores of Los Angeles record stores were forced out of...

2009-03-11 11:00:00

Remastered Titles Presented on Limited Edition, 180-Gram Audiophile Quality Vinyl with Original Artwork and Packaging HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Put the needle in the groove! Capitol/EMI's high quality "From The Capitol Vaults" U.S. vinyl campaign continues on June 16 with the limited edition release of 11 classic, standout albums from the label's celebrated catalog on 180-gram vinyl. Capitol/EMI's June 16 "From The Capitol Vaults" releases, all previously out of print on...

2009-03-03 17:57:00

Audiolife, an Artist Services Company headquartered in Los Angeles, has built a new technology platform that will change the way indie artists sell CDs online LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Audiolife (www.Audiolife.com), the Los Angeles-based Artist Services Company responsible for the development of a new media web-platform specifically designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has released an in-depth report of findings on the future of selling CDs...

2009-03-03 06:55:00

Recording offered by the consortium of Ampersand Records USA, Lake Carmel Music and Navybob, LLC; only existing original analog master tape recordings of this performance NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Another piece of American musical history is going on eBay. The consortium that brought you the Original Master Tape Recording by Bob Dylan that was sold on eBay has done it again. Now on eBay is the actual Original 24-Track Analog Recording of the Johnny Cash Concert that took place on...

2009-02-24 07:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- When people are facing a natural disaster like Hurricane Katrina roaring up the Gulf or the San Diego fires cascading through the city, the call to evacuate results in a rapid sorting of priorities. Often it comes down to how much you can fit in your car. Space is at a premium, and children and pets typically get top priority. After that, most people consider what things hold special memories that would be hard to replace ... High on this list is...

2009-01-26 12:29:00

Nine Albums and Two EPs Presented in Deluxe, Limited Edition 180-Gram Vinyl Packaging with Bonus Materials HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 24, EMI Music continues its successful high-quality vinyl campaign with the release of Ben Harper's entire Virgin Records catalog in limited edition, 180-gram vinyl packaging. Nine Ben Harper albums, all previously out-of-print on vinyl, have been restored to the format with Harper's supervision. The LPs will be released in deluxe...


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  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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