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Torrents of music from SXSW.

February 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the enormous number of bands playing at the SXSW Festival in Austin – fear no more. Some enterprising chap decided to download all 3.5GB of the MP3s that SXSW made available and package it all up into a handy torrent file for the rest of us to download from here. […]

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Tags: Fun · Music

Rockenspiel and the Roamin’ Catholics trumped by Skull Sküll and the Weekend Nachos

December 16th, 2007 · Comments Off

Jason Santa Maria’s Best Band Names Ever list has just been topped by The Onion’s Worst Band Names Of ’07. I was chuckling the whole time, snorting and hooting at certain points and wondering just how many of these seemed like great ideas after staying up for three nights in a row on mushrooms, speed […]

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Trying out Songbird Media Player

December 6th, 2007 · Comments Off

iTunes is a fantastic media player that does almost everything I want, but when Raffel prodded me to check out Songbird, I knew this has the potential to be awesome. Here are some initial thoughts: A couple of gripes I had, (because it’s always good to start with gripes): Keyboard shortcuts absent – can’t select […]

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Tags: Music