First time at the Neptune, nice small venue, plenty of parking nearby. The acoustics aren’t awesome but a great place to see a band. And Shovels & Rope blew the f$%king doors off the place. They were loud and had […]
Great show last night, I feel very fortunate to have seen Prince in a small venue. A rocking show — just his current small backing band of 3 women on drums, bass, and guitar. Opened with a few classics, including […]
Back in about 1990, I sold almost all my vinyl when I went fulltime to CDs. I did keep a few treasures — some Beatles, Floyd, Yes (“Roger Dean covers!”:http://www.rogerdean.com/paintings/), Led Zeppelin. But I sold the rest and moved on. […]
I like the all-you-can-eat economics of my Zune player, it has allowed me to try a lot of music that I would not otherwise have heard. A problem for me tho is — I do most my music consumption in […]
Doing my part to help Microsoft avoid more layoffs this week. Firstly, been working thru zune error code C00D12F5 – Google Search. Some DRM config problem and all the published KB articles and forum pointers failed. Finally contacted the Zune […]
C-Thru Music home page — an interesting midi keyboard. way more natural key arrangement.
TENORI-ON – DIGITAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT- EACH — love interesting musical instruments, this one looks way cool. Pricey tho
nytimes article today mentioned beatunes at www.beatines.com, and also a roundup at snipurl.com/228ai.
Midi Madness — some wildly cool devices here that I would never use.
* Q-Chord — looks like a blast * Self-tuning guitar — I think I actually need a self-playing guitar
Microsoft One-Ups Apple’s IPod Engraving — oh well that will hurt Apple share big time. I don’t really understand what MSFT is doing. Anyone who gets a Zune instead of an iPod under the tree is going to be sad. […]
The Big Picture | The Eagles Disintermediate Major Labels — one of the buying options at EaglesBand.com is flac, awesome.
Free Music Now! Lala.com’s Plan to Give Songs Away Could Upend the Industry
* Headphone Guitar Amp For Quiet Shredding — these are very useful * I wonder if I could run jam sessions through these * Amazonmp3 beta of course.
* French Ranges – Lacanche Stoves — beautiful ranges * Pioneer music tap — in the sonos, slimdevice space * d3o shock responding polymer — absolutely no need for this but it is cool * Van Hoy Snap Lock Knife […]
* Tong Family Blog: Best Seattle Restaurants — I use SeattleWeekly for recos but this is a good list too. Remember when CitySearch nee Sidewalk was actually useful for restaurant reviews? * Lala’s music streaming plans get covered in TechCrunch […]
it is hard to feel sympathy for the industry when they are actively working both ends of the revenue stream at once — whacking users to get us to pay more, and whacking artists to pay them less — The […]
Ford, GM, Mazda add ipod support — about time. Is there any reason 5 years from now the entire entertainment center of a car won’t be replaced by an ipod? basically the manufacturer will install speakers and an amp and […]
Jon Udell discusses web-based presentation software. S5 continues to intrigue me, if someone ran a hosted S5-like service I think i’d dump powerpoint Mobile Seatguru now available. cool. World of Warcraft the new golf? I kind of doubt it. Jungledisk […]
Their list of best music websites — and a file of them all that you can import as firefox bookmarks.