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Gigabeat

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We gave it a B

Some interesting but inchoate ideas are floating around Gigabeat, among them the GigaSpiral, a hurricane-like scatter-graph of band associations: Simply input your band of choice and see its arbitrarily decided relationship to other bands. (Tool get a swirl with Black Sabbath and AC/DC nearest the ”eye” and Van Halen in the outer arm.) Slick Java work, a Radiospy-like station probe, and a nifty lyric-based (!) search engine suggest this still-developing site will soon be a good gig. B