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iTunes Festival London 2009 acts announced
The headline acts for the third annual Apple iTunes Live festival has been announced. Oasis, Flo Rida, Kasabian, Paolo Nutini, Snow Patrol and The Saturdays will be among the folk rock/popping it out at the Roundhouse in Camden throughout the month of July.
Now, you can’t buy tickets to the event. You have to join the iTunes Festival Facebook group and jump through a series of hoops until you win yourself access. If you’re not lucky enough to be chosen to see the some of the 62 bands on one of the 31 nights, then don’t worry. Apple will sell you the experience at the iTunes Store in all 22 countries that it operates because each and every performance will be recorded. Thanks, Uncle Steve!
Will Universal be the second major label to make its digital music DRM-free?
That’s what The Times reckons, anyway. In a report this weekend, the newspaper claimed that Universal Music is launching a trial of DRM-free digital music, to see if it’s worth following fellow major label EMI in ditching copyright protection.