Posts about Music

The mysterious MP3 that’s not so mysterious any more (or how I found out what some music was with a little help from people on the internet)

Published on 22 July 2019 in , ,

Chuck Berry performing at the Edmonton Gardens, Alberta

With so much information at our fingertips, it’s easy to believe that the internet has everything on it. Well almost everything. You won’t find out how many pairs of socks are in my drawer. But near enough everything you’d want to know. So when you discover a gap in the collective knowledge of the internet, it feels rather strange.

Fairy Tale of Censorship

Published on 18 December 2007 in ,

Well Radio 1's decision to censor The Pogues' Fairytale of New York has now been reversed now, but sometimes I just want to throw a dictionary at some people.

Protection Racket

Published on 4 October 2005 in , ,

I don't often comment on news stories but I loved the Media Guardian article about the fact that 90% of entertainment companies are failing to protect their products from illegal online use, and that only 50% of products have any protection.

Music Player Stats

Published on 16 May 2005 in , ,

Nearly three weeks since getting it, I've been rather haphazardly ripping CDs and uploading them onto my new MP3 player, getting so far 64 albums on it, with a total of 851 tracks and using 2.9Gb - only 16Gb to go.