Microsoft

How Microsoft Failed To Buy Sub Pop

In 1994, in the immediate aftermath of the Nirvana-driven grunge signing boom, Warner Bros. paid $20 million for 49% of the Seattle label Sub Pop,…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2014 - 11:55 am

Songsmith Ruins The Hits

We've already established that Microsoft's song composing software is the future of music and glow-in-the-dark towels. Check out these oddly compelling video examples revealing how…
Scott Lapatine | January 16, 2009 - 6:28 pm

Songsmith Is The Most Ridiculous Thing Ever

Microsoft's new Songsmith program creates horrible muzak on the fly to accompany your singing. If that doesn't sound like a bad idea to you, please…
Scott Lapatine | January 12, 2009 - 2:07 pm

Girl Talk Is A PC

Apple's long-running Mac vs. PC ad campaign may be elitist, but as Videogum points out, "at least they addressed the superiority of their product over…
Scott Lapatine | November 8, 2008 - 2:20 pm

When It Comes To PMPs, CSS Have Got The Touch

After the Dropkick Murphys love, we found ourselves sitting on the couch and inspired to watch Game 4 of the World Series and noticed an…
Stereogum | October 30, 2007 - 1:32 pm

PMP Stocking Stuffer Alert: iPod Touch Or Zune 2?

Let the holiday season music player battles begin. Both Apple and Microsoft have unveiled new options for you to mull over as you sock away…
Stereogum | September 5, 2007 - 2:40 pm