EMI + iTunes Store is DRM free

EMI and Apple have officially announced that all of EMI’s music that it sells on the iTunes Store will be DRM-free at the slightly inflated price of $1.29, up from $0.99 (no UK pricing announced yet). However high-fidelity fans will appreciate the bump upto 256kbps for the AAC formatted music, up from 128kbps, and will galdly pay the price hike just for the increased quality.