Articles posted on April 12th, 2004

LaunchBar 4: Wow

Monday, April 12th, 2004 • 11:12 pm

The feature list for the upcoming version 4 of ObjectiveDevelopment’s LaunchBar utility (now in beta) is pretty impressive. I’ve written about LaunchBar before. It’s already a great little application and I personally simply cannot do without it. (Well, OK, I can, but I feel strangely “naked” when working on a machine where it is not […]

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GarageBand: More interface inconsistency

Monday, April 12th, 2004 • 4:58 am

With GarageBand, Apple has once again strayed away from their own interface standards. The document window is neither a standard Aqua window nor a brushed-metal window — but some kind of plastic-wood hybrid window. Obviously, the intent is to mimic the look of actual studio gear. I am not necessarily against it, in so far […]

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EPL: Day 33, Part 2 and elsewhere in Europe

Monday, April 12th, 2004 • 4:42 am

Wow. Quite a few upsets this week-end. After drawing against Middlesborough at home on Saturday, Chelsea have just lost at Villa Park 2-3 to Aston Villa — and it was no accident, with Villa confirming their rather excellent form this season (even without their star striker Angel) and Chelsea confirming that they are not nearly […]

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Garage Funk

Monday, April 12th, 2004 • 12:29 am

In case you are interested, here’s the product of my first experiments with GarageBand: “Organ Funk” (MP4 file, 2.1 MB, duration: 1:48). It’s mostly cut-and-paste stuff, with a number of adjustments (transpositions, additional notes & beats, special effects), and a few twists. But the bass line is entirely mine :). And no, don’t worry, I […]

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