Apple’s ‘You’ll Never Forget’ teaser yesterday has nothing to do with iTunes on the cloud or even the web version rumour. It is for the announcement of the 13 Beatles records available for the first time on iTunes. Fans can also get a worldwide iTunes exclusive special digital “Beatles Box Set” featuring the first Beatles 1964 US concert “Live at the Washington Coliseum.
A federal court in Los Angeles this week stopped BlueBeat from selling Beatles tracks the company has created using “psycho-acoustic simulation”. BlueBeat CEO Hank Risan recreated and copyrighted the Beatles tracks. EMI claims the company have infringed on songs from The Beach Boys, Coldplay and Lily Allen.
Hank Risan said the psycho-acoustic simulation is a synthetic creation of that series of sounds which best expresses the way he believe a particular melody should be heard as a live performance. What is he talking about?