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February 26, 2006


Superseventies lists the top 100 70's singles, with a writeup for each song.

Author Jennifer Egan's website offers her articles, uncollected stories, and much more.

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs talk to the Observer.

RIP, Don Knotts.

Jenny Lewis talks to the New Zealand Herald about touring with Coldplay last year.

"I think Chris Martin is younger than I am but when I met him I felt like I was talking to my father. It's so strange, that feeling when someone is that famous - you assume that they are either older or better. Which is ridiculous because... She searches for something more positive to say. "I think they are pretty nice and down to earth really."

Scotland on Sunday examines the Buddha Machine phenomenon.

A sequence repeats constantly in the listener's ear until the user switches to the next in line. Although most have definable patterns, with up to 42 notes, some are only two notes long. Respectability arrived last November when the £15 Buddha Machine was reviewed in the influential New York Times.

"Who says a boxed set has to include CDs?" the reviewer asked. "The 'Buddha Machine' is, literally, a small plastic box with a built-in speaker, a headphone jack and a little switch you use to toggle between nine different and quite lovely ambient electronic compositions. It is a weird, mesmerising, beautifully useless thing."

If you are vegan, download the animal ingredients list for your iPod.


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