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PS3, PSP & Burnout Paradise in Wyclef Jean's New Music Video

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348w ago - SCEA today announced that PS3 and PSP systems along with Burnout Paradise, have been integrated into "Fast Car," the new music video from Grammy-winning Sony BMG artist Wyclef Jean.

The video will be available for download on Playstation Store beginning on March 27 for a limited time.

Press Release:

Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) today announced that PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)) and PSP(R)(PlayStation(R)Portable) systems along with the blockbuster hit game title, Burnout(TM) Paradise, from Criterion Games, an Electronic Arts studio, have been integrated into "Fast Car," the new music video from Grammy-winning Sony BMG artist Wyclef Jean.





In this unique integration, Jean and the video's other characters utilize the PlayStation platforms to drive the video's storyline, as they interact in a surreal world brought to life with footage from Burnout Paradise. The video will be available for download on PLAYSTATION(R)Store beginning on March 27 for a limited time.

"As an artist, Wyclef Jean is a great match for the PlayStation brand, and SCEA is excited about working with him on this music video because it showcases our platforms in an organic way that's relevant to our audience," said Peter Dille, senior vice president,...
 

Labels deny deals on file sharing

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356w ago - Three major record labels have denied signing deals allowing their music to feature on a new file-sharing service offering unlimited free downloads.

The service, Qtrax, boasted it would carry up to 30 million tracks from "all the major labels".

But Warner, EMI and Universal all say they have not licensed their music.

Qtrax said it expected an agreement to be reached with Warner and that terms had been agreed with the others even if deals had not been formally signed.

Discussions ongoing

Qtrax aims to allow users to download music from the major labels for free, with advertising revenue used to pay licensing fees.

But Warner says it "has not authorised the use of our content on Qtrax's recently-announced service".

And Universal and EMI said discussions with Qtrax were still ongoing but that licensing deals were not in place.

A spokesman for Sony BMG - the other "big four" record label - was not available for comment.

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Qtrax president Allan Klepfisz said that, while a deal with Warner had not been signed, he expected terms to be agreed "shortly".

"With everyone else, we have agreed on all terms," he said.

In some cases, deals had not been formally signed,...
 

Halo 3 Soundtrack is now available

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367w ago - Sumthing Else Music Works announced that the Halo 3 Original Soundtrack is now available at U.S. retailers and as a digital download from the Sumthing Else Digital site here, features all the music from the Xbox 360 game that released on November 20.

The two CD set, composed by Martin O'Donnell and Michael Salvatori (the award-winning musicians behind Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2 Volume One and Halo 2 Volume Two), the Halo 3 Original Soundtrack features two hours of recording along with new arrangements of the game's musical themes with a live orchestra and chorus.

With over 20 million copes sold, the Halo series is now a staple in the video game universe. We fully expect to see everything from exotic imports to street legal racers to minivans pumping Halo 3 tunes out to cheer up those in traffic.
 

The Pirate Bay To Bring Back OiNK

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370w ago - The Pirate Bay is currently working on an OiNK replacement in an attempt to bring the hundreds of thousands of music albums back online that disappeared during the raid. The replacement will be released within a week and on the BOiNK.cd domain.

BOiNK will be a little different from OiNK. For instance, the tracker will be public and it will start out with a lot less torrents than OiNK had when it was raided. The success of BOiNK will mainly depend on the former OiNK community, who will be asked to upload their old OiNK torrents.

The most important thing about BOiNK is perhaps the message it sends out to the IFPI and the BPI: It shows that that if you stop one tracker, others will pop up days after. It is a hydra. Call it a slap in the face if you want.
 

British and Dutch police raids shut down the world's largest pre-release pirate music site

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370w ago - British and Dutch police today shut down the world's biggest source of illegal pre-release chart albums and arrested a 24-year old man in an operation coordinated between Middlesbrough and Amsterdam.

The raids, which were coordinated by Interpol, follow a two-year investigation by the international and UK music industry bodies IFPI and BPI into the members-only online pirate pre-release club known as OiNK.

OiNK specialised in distributing albums leaked on to the internet, often weeks ahead of their official release date. More than 60 major album releases have been leaked on OiNK so far this year, making it the primary source worldwide for illegal pre-release music.

The site, with an estimated membership of 180,000, has been used by many hardcore file-sharers to violate the rights of artists and producers by obtaining copyrighted recordings and making them available on the internet.

It is alleged that the site was operated by a 24-year-old man in the Middlesbrough area, who was arrested today. The site's servers, based in Amsterdam, were seized in a series of raids last week. OiNK's operator allegedly made money by setting up a donations account on the site facilitated by PayPal.

Cleveland Police and the FIOD-ECD SCHIPOL branch of the Dutch police undertook...
 
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