The new-look albums will come with three new privacy settings: public, friends of contributors, and contributors only, meaning that the album's creator will still have control over who has access to the images.
Since time immemorial (ie: 1995), Pitchfork.com has been the music tastemaker for anyone with a beer-making kit and a mustache comb. But what if you're a person with a straight job and a sensible haircut, and don't have time to read Pitchfork religiously but still want to know what the kids are into these days? Designer Edward Segel is here to help with his Year in Reviews 2010, which plots Pitchfork album reviews on an interactive bell curve.
Silly, music business. Will the record labels ever learn? There's news today that a group of record labels are busy working on their own next-generation digital album format to rival Apple's "Cocktail" system. It's doomed to failure.