Posts Tagged ‘ music ’

MPD (music player daemon) crashing after 2 seconds in Debian Squeeze

May 6th, 2012 | By

Yea, this was a fun little one that cropped up this week for whatever god damn reason.. Anyways i would love a file into GMP and get it ready to go and I would get 2 seconds when MPD would crash.. Sometimes it crashed so hard I had to restart alsa and modprobe my soundcard
[continue reading…]



The Soundblaster Arena Gaming Headset (and linux)

Jul 20th, 2010 | By

As any of you who are following me on twitter know I ordered the beautiful, sleek and very white Soundblaster Arena headset last week from newegg and today I moseyed my way down to Puralator to pick em up!  Happy happy joy joy. Seeing as there are little no reviews of these kind of things
[continue reading…]



Government Funded Study shows P2P Users purchase more music

Nov 6th, 2009 | By

http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/ippd-dppi.nsf/eng/h_ip01456.html An interesting study commissioned by the Canadian Government shows evidence that p2p users purchase more music than their non-pirate brethren and at the very least that p2p activity has absolutely no effect on purchasing habits, and consequentially nothing to do with the woe’s of the music industry. To Quote: In the aggregate, we are
[continue reading…]



Lillly Allen: Not Fair – My new favorite song

Jun 25th, 2009 | By

Just found her today and immediately fell in love with her style, lyrics and sound.  Her music is as unique as the video is, such a wonderful style in the face of commercial mainstream.  Just watching it makes me smile, but then I started paying attention to the lyrics and it got that much better. 
[continue reading…]



Coeur De Pirate – A beautiful girl from Quebec with an even more beautiful voice

Jun 20th, 2009 | By

I heard her on Q yesterday, and her voice just took me away.. She had this amazing song that was unbelievably haunting. Béatrice Martin (b. 1989) is a Canadian pop singer-songwriter from Quebec, who performs under the stage name Cœur de pirate. After a brief stint as keyboardist for Bonjour Brumaire , she released her
[continue reading…]



Best Use of Music in Video Game Trailers

May 31st, 2009 | By

Added Multiwinia to the top because A.) I’ve got mad respect for Introversion and their products but this trailer is just a bold brilliant move.  The piano makes you instantly sad for the suffering and pain of war.  The brilliance lies that you feel, albeit only slightly, this tinge of sadness for the scenes you
[continue reading…]



Playing For Change – Stand By Me

Mar 6th, 2009 | By

Playing For Change is a movement to connect the world through music. Sign up for exclusive content, news and updates from hundreds of musicians and students around the globe at http://playingforchange.com The act of playing music with people of different cultures, religions, economics and politics is a powerful statement. It shows that we can find
[continue reading…]



Why oh why don’t we have more of the Assassins creed soundtrack?

Dec 9th, 2008 | By

http://assassinscreed.us.ubi.com/soundtrack/index.php Password is ‘Target’ (case sensitive) My question here is why oh why isn’t there more?  God this soundtrack is absolutely mouth wateringly beautiful.. Plus it is all in high quality Wav’s so hardly any compression.  I could listen to this for days. Also got my hands on the Prince of Persia Soundtracks yesterday and
[continue reading…]