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The iTunes Music Store has achieved another first (for the iTunes Music Store): streaming a full album to listeners. Beginning yesterday, users can stream Red Hot Chili Peppers' new album I'm With You in its entirety for free. The album doesn't go on sale until August 30th, but one song is avai...

August 23rd 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top stories of the day in three to five minutes, which is perfect for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline pla...

August 23rd 2011 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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So, maybe the hardcore Guitar Hero thrashers that queued up at the LA Best Buy Monday night didn't care if it was Dave Navarro or Trogdor pimping the sequel to the hit rockstar simulator (groupies and crippling drug addiction not included). But that didn't stop us from getting him to autograph a gui...

November 8th 2006 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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Ok, everyone just settle down. A couple of weeks ago, the iTunes Music Store offered a deal to fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers: Pre-order the new album [iTunes link], and receive a special code that would grant you access to a special Ticketmaster pre-sale for the upcoming tour. The codes were sch...

May 10th 2006 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It's great to see that when the Peppers (finally) decide to commit to something, they really dive in: iLounge is reporting that on May 2nd at 6:30 pm local time, Apple Stores in the U.S., Canada and UK will hold listening parties for the band's new album, Stadium Arcadium, set to land on May 9th. Th...

April 26th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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You may remember the Red Hot Chili Peppers as being among those who were quite opposed to the sale of downloadable music. A couple of weeks ago, I was surprised to see some of their music in the iTunes Music Store. This week, the surprises continue: Not only has some exclusive Peppers music been add...

April 4th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Do you remember when Napster was huge (about ten years ago), and digital file sharing was on everyone's minds? Metallica and The Red Hot Chili Peppers were sort of leading the anti-p2p charge. Several years later, when the iTunes Music Store demonstrated that the online distribution of music could b...

March 21st 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments