Excellent NYT article about the future of music now that there’s plenty of it available in digital format.
Ok, so we’re having cool tools to handle our digital music collections, but here’s why we’re only scratching the surface. The id3tags we get are mainly about the physical media… Read more »
"…I wanted to be a radio DJ on Soma FM". There’s something to be said for their computer-generated DJing! 03/21/02 update: spamradio.
My second 40Gb IBM DTLA drive crashed on me about two weeks ago (I’m not the only one, and yes – shudder – my primary drive is one of these… Read more »
Here’s a step-by-step tutorial to managing and growing an MP3 collection, based on software suggestions and tips. Your mileage may vary, and I’m still learning, but this should help newbies… Read more »
Mark Pilgrim gives a detailed look at the oh-so-compelling PressPlay terms of service. 01/16/02 update: Review: The New Pay Napster. 02/19/02 update: Napster They’re Not.
If you still buy CDs, make sure to avoid those that don’t work on computers. This page lists them and "organizes the resistance".
Jon Iverson: "To revitalize the CD, [president and CEO of retailing chain Hastings Entertainment] Marmaduke insists, "We must reduce wholesale prices immediately as unit volume declines. This lesson will be… Read more »
Auditude: "makes a tiny "thumbprint" of each audio or video file so that files can be recognized regardless of filename, and without altering the file in any way. The original… Read more »
Clay Shirky: “As the BMG deal reverberates through the industry, though, it will become apparent that those Napster users were really just agitating for better prices. In unleashing these economic… Read more »