Probably you’re aware that Mulve use to be a music download software related to russian social network Vkontakte. However, aftter the RIAA and british police actions, the tool was discontinued. You can find the details on the whole story in the wikipedia at this entry: Mulve.
Again, in 2012 we’re back to let you know about all music download news. It’s been a pretty weird year beginning after Megaupload closing, but there is still live after direct downloading. Back to P2P? Is it a step back? Maybe. Is there anything else? Legal alternatives? Stay tunned ;)