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Links for 2.1.10: 22 Tips for Better Abs

*Sound: Silence may be going extinct. I’ll let you think about that for a moment. While I stand here. Humming. [psfk]

*Music: Peter Gabriel covers Bon Iver’s “Flume.” It’s Bon Iver-related, but it’s OK because it’s snowing today.

*Remixes: Ze Frank collected voice mails of people experiencing pain, then sent out the audio to DJs and musicians. They made music – The Pain Pack – with them.

*Decorations: Why get a Jenny Holzer temporary tattoo when you can get a Jenny Holzer permanent tattoo?

*Fashion: Out of Print is a t-shirt shop that puts old, dead book covers onto t-shirts. The still-limited selection includes Catcher in the Rye, Moby Dick and Master and Margarita. [rob]

*Video: I have a 10-minute video of me with a homeless beard and a bald head backgrounded by a brick wall talking about work stuff that I’m not including in this link round up. Consider that my gift to you.

*Today’s links: F. Mediocre links and my abs have still not improved a bit.

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Mini-links for 8.10.08: Colonel Sanders, Dan Deacon and the Zune

*Peter Gabriel looks like Colonel Sanders. Also, he is attempting, as regular readers (if any) of this blog may know, to make a digital music model that works. [mediaeater]

*Concerts: Imagine sitting in a music venue surrounded by a half dozen or more bands, who alternate songs. Or something. This is Dan Deacon’s plan for a series of round-robin concerts. If I could explain it, I would be in journalism. Or something. GOODBYE.

*MP3 players: In this week’s NYT Magazine Consumed column, Rob Walker explores the motivation of the world’s most enigmatic consumer, the Zune buyer.

Video: Peter Gabriel talking about Music 2.0

I liked “Sledgehammer” better.

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Links for 6.24.08: Naked Cowboy sues, Rihanna’s ads, Bonnaroo downloads…

*The L.A. Times profiles Peter Gabriel, the entrepreneur behind music download site We7.com. Also, he’s some sort of musician, I guess. [wiredset]

*Download: My Morning Jacket’s entire 3-hour set from Bonnaroo. That is a serious beard. [pop candy]

*Headlines I love: Can a Song Be Gay? [daily swarm]

*I have written about eco-nightclubs for the day job many times. PSFK notes than San Francisco is adding a green nightclub of its own, Temple.

*Idolator compiles an advertising/video history of Rihanna.

*More advertising: The Naked Cowboy will continue his legal suit against the Naked Blue M&M. [gothamist]

*Off topic: The metallic shoes of the day.

Links for 1.21.08: Target’s musical aims, We7’s big six, Zonday’s reign…

*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.