Links for 2007-01-24

Wired News: A Real Music Store Sprouts Online
Located at, the site will stock high-quality MP3s from Pitchfork-friendly bands, without using digital rights management of any kind. Hallelujah.

You read that correctly: The man was attacked not for his political beliefs, not because he supports the wrong football team, but for being a contestant on a popular reality show, Top Chef.

Billie Back In The Charts (from Swindon Advertiser)
Her musical renaissance is thanks to Radio 1 breakfast presenter Chris Moyles who encouraged his listeners to take part in a test to see if it was possible to get any song into the charts.