*Steve Jobs vs. Jay-Z = the new Kanye vs. 50 Cent. (Not really.)
*More on The Poetics of Space Bars (internal link): Hip-hop comes in chart form. [murketing del.icio.us]
*The New York Times on “Band as Brand.” On the art of the 360 deal.
*Animator Michael Levy puts moving pics to Coltrane’s “Giant Steps.” [mefi]
*Technology Crisis and Technology Crisis II, by Cicada are both videogame soundtracks without videogames. A win-win. [bb gadgets]
*Music-inspired theme parks: Decades and The Hard Rock Theme Park. [xrrxf]
*Prepare yourself for a Run-DMC biopic.
*BBC Radio Labs: Beta blogging from sound nerds at the BBC. [magnetbox]