*The L.A. Times does a Year in Music roundup. PRINCE! [mediaeater]
*Dan Fogelberg is dead of prostate cancer. Read the New York Times obit.
*Global ringtone sales have peaked. It’s all downhill from here. Thank God.
*Mobile guitar tuner: Call a service center (or use an on-phone app) on your cellphone to tune your guitar. [textually]
*1/3 of computers have Limewire installed? Whoa.
*Stuart Murdoch, songwriter for fey poppers Belle and Sebastian, has written a movie. Weirdly enough, Wes Anderson is not slated to direct. [the playlist]
*Top 10 musicians to invite to your Christmas party AND the top 10 musicians to invite to your college party: So why was Prince not on the college party list? I mean, really. [controlroom]
*For all your straight-edge culinary spice needs: MINOR THREAT HOT SAUCE. [pop candy]
*Britney Spears has a new video, for the song “Piece of Me.” Though I link to it, I have not and will not watch it. Under any circumstances. (OK, it was fine.) [stereogum]
*Thanks for publicly humiliating me, Hypebot. Thanks so much.