*Ad-supported music purveyor We7 (backed in part by Peter Gabriel) has taken $6 million in Series A funding. [mashable]
*Target starts selling digital music (in a small way). They have a deal with Sony BMG, and will sell the latest John Legend album on Target.com. [paidcontent]
*The New Scientist reports on a wi-fi device that polls party-goers for their musical preferences. [techmeme]
*Brooklyn Vegan offers extensive coverage of a recent NYC gig by Tay Zonday. (For Minneapolites: Looks like Zonday will be playing at the Uptown a week from Saturday.)
*On-the-rise party-starting singing style of the moment: Sacred Harp. [ypulse]
*Leonard Cohen is going on tour for the first time since 1993. [dailyswarm]
*The week’s best guitar amp: The Fucking Fucker. [boingboing]
*Listenerd fave Benjamin Franklin (known for his cold-air baths) is profiled in the New Yorker.