The Null Device
Wheelchair rock revisited: A 73-year-old man in England is to release his debut pop single Beautiful Day. (I wonder whether there will be any similarity to veteran muso Rolf Harris' upcoming dance single, Fine Day.) Reg Cooper, 73, counts rock'n'roll oldie Mick Jagger as one of his fans (and did so in the early 60s as well).
A piece on FairTunes, a way that lets Napster thieves beset by attacks of conscience compensate artists they've ripped off without their RIAA pimps getting the lion's share of the take. This will be an interesting site to watch.
Never ones for half-measures, Mike and Lisa (of Grouse) have contributed not only to global overpopulation but, in doing so, to the glut of weblogs.
In a display of cluefulness which we should all be used to by now, the organisers of the Mammonic Games in Sydney have banned the Aboriginal flag from the grounds. The ban includes T-shirts, and is part of a push to sanitise the games as much as possible, suppressing anything that could be controversial or unmarketable.