*The Zune 2 is supposed to launch today. See also: Enuz.
*The free iTunes giveaway (50 million free downloads) starts today at all U.S. Starbucks.
*Peefork interviews Daft Punk. Bottom line: They will not be using doubles for stage shows (a la MF Doom) any time soon.
*Check out Mashable’s round-up of 40+ non-iTunes media players.
*Hypebot organizes the DRM-free music sellers into the good and bad camps.
*When it comes to the music industry, everyone in the world is extremely smart and tuned in and the industry is so dumb. So tell MediaShift how you think bands should make money.
*Who would like to watch an 8-minute commercial for the Philips Aurea? It’s directed by Wong Kar Wai! Anyone? Oh. It’s also a short film called There’s Only One Sun. It has subtitles. Does that seal the deal? Here’s the movie on YouTube, without the ambilight trippiness. [fresh creation]
*The Deadwood follow-up movies: Dead. [Cinematical via Pop Candy]