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Earlier today, Fetti G (musician, producer, and ubiquitous multimedia guru and “Digital Genius”) released a free album for his fans and friends: A collection of instrumental jams and textural loops called “Humans Will Betray You” by The Live Animals .

But even in 2010, sending out a whole album’s worth of free material to your fans still isn’t as easy as it should be for artists like Fetti. Email wasn’t really built for large attachments, so many people end up using file sharing services like RapidShare or MegaUpload to host the files — and then send out links to those files via email. While I appreciate that there are companies providing free hosting, I really hate the whole “Wait 45 Seconds While You Look At These Ads Before We Let You Download The Thing You Wanted” approach to file sharing.

Personally, I think there’s a better way to go if you’re an artist — and it’s called drop.io.

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The Best Synths of the 80’s — Recreated in Software, The Guitar Style of John Frusciante, Share Your Mix Tapes Online, Elliott Smith, and some New Madvillainy!

In honor of what’s going on in many parts of the United States today, enjoy the Election Day playlist while you peruse some links!
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Maurice Jarre Gets His Orchestra On In This Vintage Clip, David McCandless’s Beautiful Information, The Story of “Dorothy” The Chimp, and a Heart-Breaking Photo Series by Newspaper Photographer Romain Blanquart.