Happy first post-holiday Friday, kids! Indulge in some links before wading into the weekend.
* A glimmer of hope, or just a Christmas afterglow?: Surprise! Digital Music Just Had Its Best Week Ever
* Does this affect you?: Spotify halts music purchases in the UK, says it’s ‘simplifying’ the service
* Scarifyingly sonic: This Guy “Hacks” The Human Body, Turning It Into An Involuntary Musical Instrument
* Only time (and his extradition trial) will tell: Will 2013 Be A Mega Year For Kim Dotcom?
* They have covers covered: Back on the Radar of the Day: Walk Off the Earth Returns with a Taylor Swift Cover