Tag: Music

Songs

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Two years ago a dear friend gave me the gift of really listening to lyrics. In my current mood I’ve been listening to lots of Fort Minor, Lifehouse, Linkin Park and Beyonce. I love the fact that Fort Minor is really Mike of Linkin Park fame doing rap. So here are things to listen to:…

MacBook Air reinstallation and hopefully Time Capsule transfer

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OK, so I’ve completely wiped my MacBook Air, time to rebuild it. Here is a list of things that have to happen. Sure sounds Windows like doesn’t it 🙂 # Remote install Mac OS X. Sigh. This is going to take 4 hours over the air apparently # Try the “Time Capsule recovery”:http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_restore_imac_macbook_from_time_capsule_machine_backup.html which comes…

New Music

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!>http://images.nutsie.com/mcs-file/r03/3280187/21! Hey I’m not on the board anymore, but Bob has done an incredible job with “Nutsie”:http://nutsie.com. It works on the Mac, upload your iTunes playlist (not the songs), it then plays them for you in a random shuffle and recommends new songs for you based on it.

mp3 tagger

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OK, I use Tritag for making my mp3s have nice tags, but it doesn’t have either lyric finding or artwork finding. “Mactags.blogspot.com”:http://mactags.blogspot.com if you can believe it actually has a review of all Mac based MP3 taggers (talk about narrowcasting). Here are some good recommendations: “MP3-Info”:http://mactags.blogspot.com/2007/02/important-mp3-renamer-i-forgot-to.html. This lets you right click and look at tags,…

Mac Flac Converter

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“Flac”:http://flac.sourceforge.net is an format that is lossless, so you get the original quality of the recording. I almost never see it, but if you do, use “xACT”:http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/21952 to convert it to AIFF, the Apple lossless format or to MP3 with Lame, the best encoder.

Wyclef Jean and Keep Holding On

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OMG, I just love “Sweetest Girl”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival_Vol._II:_Memoirs_of_an_Immigrant by Wyclef Jean. it is terrific Hip Hop for those of you who like that kind of stuff. Check out the “video”:http://youtube.com/watch?v=7PxBGHjABnU I’m also listening to “Avril Lavigne’s”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avril_Lavigne “Keep Holding On”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keep_Holding_On