Archive for the 'Music' Category

Swinsian: Fantastic iTunes replacement for music collectors

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 • 1:28 pm

As a music lover, I collect, among other things, lots of bootleg recordings of live Prince concerts. Back in the pre-Internet era, I actually spent some of my hard-earned cash on bootleg LPs, CDs, and VHS tapes. But thankfully, with the advent of the Internet, it has become possible to build a very decent collection […]

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iTunes Store Experience: Not for the music lover

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 • 11:36 am

Here is a telling example of everything that is wrong, in my opinion, with the current state of the music industry. Yesterday, I was listening to an Etta James mixtape from 2009. The mixtape included one song that I particularly liked, titled “Quick Reaction & Satisfaction”. So I decided to try and find more about […]

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Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, “You Are Not Alone” (acoustic)

Friday, September 10th, 2010 • 2:02 pm

Soul legend Mavis Staples’s new album titled You Are Not Alone is coming out on ANTI- Records on September 14. It’s produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco fame. Here’s a great recording of Mavis and Jeff playing an acoustic version of the title song, on ANTI-’s YouTube channel: “You Are Not Alone” (acoustic) As a […]

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Ping: Country-specific or world-wide network?

Friday, September 3rd, 2010 • 10:02 am

The launch of Apple’s new Ping network via the iTunes Store poses some interesting questions. If you’ve ever shopped at the iTunes Store, you might have noticed that there isn’t just a single iTunes Store for everyone in the world, but an iTunes Store for the US, another one for Canada, one for France, one […]

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LATEXT: ‘Stay With Me Tonight’ (MP3, 06:10)

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 • 11:12 am

“Stay With Me Tonight” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 7.0 MB – duration: 06:10) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘Sticky Patch’ and ‘Knock Them Down’ (MP3s, 05:22 and 04:00)

Sunday, December 20th, 2009 • 5:03 pm

“Sticky Patch” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 6.5 MB – duration: 05:22) “Knock Them Down” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 4.8 MB – duration: 04:00) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘Salomé’ (MP3, 03:09)

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 • 4:14 pm

“Salomé” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 3.8 MB – duration: 03:09) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘What You Want’ (MP3, 06:10)

Friday, August 21st, 2009 • 2:45 pm

“What You Want” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 7.1 MB – duration: 06:10) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘Dicey Business’ (MP3, 05:12)

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 • 9:45 am

“Dicey Business” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 6.0 MB – duration: 05:12) More LATEXT music here.

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Jean-Louis Murat, « Yes Sir » (Nice, 2009-04-11)

Thursday, April 16th, 2009 • 11:06 am

Jean-Louis Murat semble s’être quelque peu réconcilié avec le Net ces derniers temps, avec une fine pluie d’inédits et de morceaux live qui refont surface sur son site et sur sa page MySpace. Malheureusement pour les puristes, les morceaux des derniers mois, disponibles au format MP3 (et facilement téléchargeables) sur le site jlmurat.com, ont été […]

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LATEXT: ‘Lost & Found’ (MP3, 06:39)

Friday, December 19th, 2008 • 12:05 pm

“Lost & Found” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 7.6 MB – duration: 06:39) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘Anna’ (MP3, 06:00)

Sunday, September 7th, 2008 • 11:33 am

“Anna” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 6.9 MB – duration: 06:00) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘Air Play’ (MP3, 05:11)

Sunday, July 27th, 2008 • 12:15 pm

Tune in, tune out… “Air Play” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 6.0 MB – duration: 05:11) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘Hit’n'Run’ (MP3, 06:01)

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 • 10:43 am

“Hit’n’Run” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 6.9 MB – duration: 06:01) More LATEXT music here.

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LATEXT: ‘Ghetto Underground’ (MP3, 05:57)

Monday, June 2nd, 2008 • 8:28 am

“Ghetto Underground” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 6.9 MB – duration: 05:57) More LATEXT music here.

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