According to a September 29 press release, a large collection of Jimi Hendrix artifacts will be up for auction. "Ocean Tomo Auctions, LLC [will include] a one-of-a-kind Jimi Hendrix collection in their fall 2006 Intellectual Property Auction on October 26 in New York City. This remarkable lot, which contains more than 15,000 Hendrix assets, is considered by industry experts to be the most comprehensive Jimi Hendrix collection in existence." For more information, visit www.oceantomoauctions.com.
The video for OK Go's single "Here It Goes Again," shows the band performing a choreographed "dance" on a series of treadmills boasts over 7 million views on YouTube.com. The video's popularity has prompted the band to perform the routine live on the Late Show With David Letterman, the Late Night With Conan O'Brien show and during the MTV Video Music Awards. The Washington Post called the VMA performance "the quintessential MTV Video Music Awards moment." Check out the video at www.youtube.com or www.mtv.com.
A press release stated, "The non-profit organization Future of Music Coalition has implemented a health insurance guidance program called the Health Insurance Navigation Tool (HINT). The HINT program will provide information at www.futureofmusic.org/hint and will also offer free phone consultations to discuss affordable health coverage options available to artists and musicians." The group does not offer health insurance.