Before I wrote about this, I wanted to give it a little time to settle in and see how it works. But after ~14 years I’ve finally pulled the plug with my former hosting service, MidPhase.
This scheme of combustion in order to get power makes me sick to think of it — it is so wasteful…We should utilize natural forces and thus get all of our power. Sunshine is a form of energy, and the winds and the tides are manifestations of energy. Do we use them? Oh no; we burn up wood and coal, as renters burn up the front fence for fuel. We live like squatters, not as if we owned the property. There must surely come a time when heat and power will be stored in unlimited quantities in every community, all gathered by natural forces. Electricity ought to be as cheap as oxygen, for it cannot be destroyed.
Discogs gets progressively easier to use as you build habits.
Of a piece with their recent Google Maps policy, charging you for usage. Here you have to basically give them advertising. I understand, that if something is free then I am the product and I’m not entitled to a completely free service. But now that they’ve got us all on the hook, aren’t we entitled to be annoyed?
In the context of Wallace’s suicide just 12 years later.
To review Part 1, I have a medium-sized collection of CDs and LPs (maybe 400-500 each? I’m guessing?*), and I’ve always felt it would be a good idea to have some kind of handy catalog of what I’ve got. There are a couple of items that I’ve accidentally bought duplicates of, which can happen, and…
Taking the CLZ/Collectorz.com application out for a spin.
Friends are trading back-and-forth the Facebook meme of the 10 most important albums. Nobody has asked me, but here are mine. Ranked in order of relative importance for their influence in my development as a musician, not in any way by quality. The trendline is my interest in eclectic music, experimentation, brass playing, and finally…