What are you listening to? (2017 Edition)


 Share

Recommended Posts

Listened to a bunch of Tom Petty. (This is Tom Petty playlist on Spotify. I just hit Shuffle.)

 

I got YouTuber AmaLee's debut EP in the mail today (autographed, too). Pretty good, kind of like Evanescence meets Enya (and I mean that in a good way, Evanescence have pretty much gone to sh— since their first album, the band pretty much tanked the day the album came out, with band drama and other BS, but the first record was good), not really at a stage in my life where I want to listen to that, but it's very good, and I wanted to support her work. On YouTube she does English covers of anime music, most if not all of which is in Japanese to start with, so it's nice being able to understand it and not just enjoy the melodies. Her best covers are a medley of the opening and ending from Erased (Re:Re: is the name of the track, but that's the name of the opening, and not the ending), the opening from Evangelion (Cruel Angel's Thesis), and the first opening from Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood (Again). These are all on Spotify. And the other streaming services. And YouTube, of course.

 

Before Tom Petty died (that still really f—ing sucks to say), I was playing a lot of my Green Day playlist since seeing them last month. And my ONE OK ROCK playlist.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

not listening to anything specific right now, but since the release of Forza 7, the main tune is stuck in my head, sounds very Queens of the stone age-esque. Must try and source it.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

If you have a snail population eating your yard
I noticed that road runners like to eat a lot of snails
I haven't seen them eating slugs but maybe they do.

 

Mötley Crüe - Live Wire

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Andrew locked and unpinned this topic
This topic is now closed to further replies.
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Similar Content

    • By Usama Jawad96
      Windows 11 Dev Channel gets a new Media Player app
      by Usama Jawad

      A couple of months ago, Microsoft inadvertently showed off a new media playing experience that it was working on. However, little was known about it due to the fact that only a screenshot of it had appeared online. Today, Microsoft has confirmed the existence of a new "Media Player" app for Windows 11, and it is rolling it out to those on the Dev Channel right now.

      Microsoft has noted that the Media Player app will replace Groove Music on Windows 11 eventually and all existing libraries and playlists will seamlessly and automatically migrate to the new experience. Apart from that, Media Player will obviously be able to play local music and video content as well. Microsoft has noted that the new app has been designed with Windows 11 aesthetics in mind, so do expect rounded corners and other design elements related to the OS.

      Other features that Microsoft has touted are album art and "rich artist imagery" that will be visible both in the full screen mode as well as the mini player. Keyboard shortcuts and accessibility-focused enhancements are in tow too.

      The legacy Windows Media Player will apparently co-exist with the new Media Player app for now though, if you would rather use that. Microsoft has noted that it is already aware of issues related to playing content stored in network locations, and those related to editing metadata or UI components not respecting app theme preferences. That said, the company will be looking to fix these problems and add new features to the app with the passage of time. Microsoft has not committed to a general release date for Media Player on Windows 11 yet, and has not indicated that it will arrive on Windows 10.

    • By Copernic
      iTunes 12.12.2
      by Razvan Serea



      iTunes is a free application for Windows PCs. It plays all your digital music and video. It syncs content to your iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. And it's an entertainment superstore that stays open 24/7.

      Organize your music into playlists Edit file information Record compact discs Copy files to an iPod or other digital audio player Purchase music and videos on the Internet through the built-in iTunes store Run a visualizer to display graphical effects in time to the music Encode music into a number of different audio formats. Download: iTunes 12.12.2 (64-bit) | 201.0 MB (Freeware)
      Download: iTunes 12.12.2 (32-bit) | 171.0 MB
      Links: Apple iTunes Website

      Get alerted to all of our Software updates on Twitter at @NeowinSoftware

    • By MJacobs
      20th Anniversary of iPod and a look at an early prototype
      by Moshe Jacobs

      October 23rd, 2021 marked the 20th anniversary of the most iconic music player in history, the iPod. Apple's once leading music product has seen sales of over 400 million units to date as reported by Cult of Mac. Although there had been rumors swirling about a Fall 2021 revision of the iPod Touch, nothing has come of it quite yet. Even though the iPad has been relegated to a product buried in the Apple Store online not immediately apparent to purchase, it has seen such popularity through the years that more than 10 models in total ranging from the original iPods, iPod minis, iPod shuffles, and iPod nanos have been released.

      Blog writer from Panic, Cabel Sasser, has shared a first look at a very early prototype of the original iPod intended to mask the actual product design while development was occurring. Having seemingly aged through the years, what was most likely a white body has now taken on a yellowish appearance.



      Despite the behemoth size of this unit, it shares a display identical in size to the original consumer iPod. The prototype unit also included a standard headphone port as well as FireWire like the original iPod. A large scroll wheel was featured at the top left of the unit which, according to one of the founders of the iPod Tony Fadell, was poorly functional.

      Other parts of the button interface include an Up, Down, Left, and Right selection that may have corresponded to Menu, Play/Pause, Back, and Forward respectively.

      Despite the lack of similarity in physical aesthetics between this prototype and the original iPod released, the unit does date to September 3rd, 2001 indicating a date close to the release of the original iPod on October 23rd, 2001.

      For more pictures, and a much more detailed look at the prototype unit, check out the Panic's blog.

    • By Copernic
      iTunes 12.12.1.1
      by Razvan Serea



      iTunes is a free application for Windows PCs. It plays all your digital music and video. It syncs content to your iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. And it's an entertainment superstore that stays open 24/7.

      Organize your music into playlists Edit file information Record compact discs Copy files to an iPod or other digital audio player Purchase music and videos on the Internet through the built-in iTunes store Run a visualizer to display graphical effects in time to the music Encode music into a number of different audio formats. Download: iTunes 12.12.1.1 (64-bit) | 200.0 MB (Freeware)
      Download: iTunes 12.12.1.1 (32-bit) | 171.0 MB
      Links: Apple iTunes Website

      Get alerted to all of our Software updates on Twitter at @NeowinSoftware

    • By Usama Jawad96
      YouTube is forcing popular Discord music bot Rythm offline, millions impacted
      by Usama Jawad

      YouTube has recently been on the warpath against Discord music bots. For those unaware, this piece of technology allows users to play music from YouTube videos on Discord servers. Citing copyright violations, Google first shut down the Groovy bot a couple of weeks ago, and now, it is forcing Rythm offline.

      Rythm is a massively popular music bot which was installed on 20 million Discord servers and was being used by over 560 million people. Yoav, who is the developer behind the bot, stated that the service was being powered by over 4TB of RAM and 1,000 CPU cores. Google's cease-and-desist letter states that Rythm should be shut down within seven days, and the developers are complying and shuttering the service on September 15.

      The shutdown does not only impact 560 million end-users but also the bot's developer who was involved in this project in a full-time capacity. In a statement to The Verge, Yoav went on to say that:

      The bot's official website echoes similar sentiments, but an interesting note over there also emphasizes that work is underway on "something brand new in the music space that will revolutionize how we all listen to music". As such, the Rythm team has advised users to keep the bot installed on their servers. It remains to be seen what the developers have in store, keeping in view YouTube's copyright restrictions.