Monthly Archives: August 2005

Electronic Music Gear and Piracy

The latest sales figures from NAMM have come out. These figures analyze demographics, instrument sales, American attitudes towards music making, and a bunch of other things that I won’t write here. As expected, guitar is still king. That doesn’t comment … Continue reading

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It’s Over

The Six Feet Under finale was totally amazing. It’s really the first time I thought about how soon I’m going to die and that I can’t do anything about it. It’s also the first time it made me really think … Continue reading

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You’ve Got So Many Machines, Richard

It’s been about a month since the Summer NAMM session and I haven’t bought any new music equipment, and that’s probably a good thing. I had been thinking about getting the Edirol FA-66, which I’ve mentioned in previous postings. But … Continue reading

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I Feel Like I’m 12 Years Old Again

After work today I jumped the shark. I bought a mountain bike. I was hoping that I wouldn’t walk into the store (the Mountain and Boardertown here) and look like “Hey, I want you to CHARGE ME AS MUCH AS … Continue reading

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Columbia House Waving Goodbye

So, I just noticed this morning that the Columbia House Music Club is closing down in September. They’re converting their current accounts to BMG accounts. Sony BMG probably either drove them out of business or they consolidated (I don’t remember … Continue reading

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A Bicycle? Who’s Ever Heard of a Bicycle?!

I want to get a bike. I haven’t used one actively since I broke my arm in 8th grade. I want to get one by the end of the month so that I can enjoy using it for September and … Continue reading

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Conker: Live, Reloaded, and a little uninspired near the end…

I haven’t written much lately and I think it’s because I got a Gamefly account. I rented Conker: Live and Reloaded. It’s actually one of the best looking games I’ve ever played, and there were even a few parts that … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Linux

It’s always been my opinion that you can’t really be “good” at computers if all you know is Windows. So when a co-worker suggested that I try out a Linux distribution called “Ubuntu” I was a little intrigued. I’ve never … Continue reading

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