Albums that had no small effect on my life, in no particular order. Pink Floyd – The Wall Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath Wendy Carlos – Switched-On Bach Soundtrack – 2001: A Space Odyssey Iron Maiden – Piece of Mind Rose Cousins – If You Were For Me The Crystal Method – Vegas Rush – […]
It occurred to me that not only is Snapshot by The Art of Noise a cool track, it’s almost like it was made to be a ringtone – released in 1984, decades before downloadable ringtone mania. IMO the first 30 seconds or so work the best, but if your phone allows using the whole track […]
The mypod has been replaced by the new generation! I got a great deal on a used Creative Zen Vision M 30G player, and so far it’s been very nice to use. I like that it’s software-agnostic, not requiring installation of Creative’s software bundle or even Windows. This is Creative’s answer to the iPod Video, […]
I got my car stereo situation sorted out. The gigantic OEM unit is reinstalled, thanks to the guide at http://installdr.com/. Because it’s a cassette system, I had to come up with a way to get my tunes in there… Ingredients: Archos Jukebox 6000 Rockbox custom firmware cassette adapter Optionally, add the following: Higher capacity NiMH […]
I’ve been mostly listening to Rose Cousins‘ “if you were for me” for days. It’s wistful, lonely, hopeful, comforting and bleak. It’s also pleasantly, mostly acoustic, making it resemble her live performance much more than most of the folk CDs I’ve heard. Go get it.