iTunes Surpasses 3 Billion Downloads – Led Zepplin Signs On

Apple Inc. stated that iTunes has hit the 3 billion sales milestone. The announcement comes on the heels of news that classic rockers Led Zeppelin will debut an iTunes exclusive Greatest Hits album dubbed Mothership on November 12th. Mothership will include Stairway to Heaven, Whole Lotta Love and Dazed and Confused and several other choice cuts from the Zep...

Eminem Sues Apple…Again

Eminem’s music publisher, Eight Mile Style LLC, and his copyright manager, Martin Affiliated LLC, have filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Apple Inc. claiming the the concern violated copyrights by allowing unauthorized downloads Em’s songs onto iPods. What? In their suit filed yesterday, the music publisher and copyright manager assert that...

Smart Loops Releases Pro Drum Works Vol. 2

Smart Loops has released Pro Drum Works Volume Two in the Apple Loops format. Now the complete, two-volume Pro Drum Works library of over 18,000 loops and samples is available in three major formats- ACID, REX2 and Apple Loops- making this extensive drum library compatible with all leading Mac and PC audio software. The Pro Drum Works two-volume collection...

AT&T Partners With eMusic For Cellular Download Service

AT&T Wireless has partnered with eMusic to deliver a new wireless music download service dubbed eMusic Mobile. Each song costs $1.50 and can only be purchased in bundles of five songs for $7.50. AT&T subscribers will have access to the entire 2.7 million-strong eMusic catalog. Like other mobile download services, each track is a dual-download, meaning...

Neve Partners With Universal Audio For UAD-Nevana X

Universal Audio and AMS-Neve announced the new UAD-Nevana X2, a joint endeavor, for Mac OS X and Windows X64/XP/Vista. Universal Audio claims that every project studio can now afford to easily mix ‘n’ match plugs from the Neve’s Classic series and their flagship 88R to build their own custom Neve DAW consoles ranging from an 8-channel in-board...