I recently launched a new Android app and this post consists entirely of shameless advertising and click-bait. You have been warned. What's it all about? Well, I'm a big fan of Soma.FM for years. They've had a mediocre Android app but axed it several years ago. Unsatisfied with the situation I decided to fire up … Continue reading Alpha+ Player – Unofficial player for Soma FM
An anoyance that happens frequently when copying stuff from NTFS partitions to (whatever) Linux partition is the messed up file permissions. This can be fixed rather easily for, e.g., a music folder: find music/ -type f | sed "s/^.*/\"&\"/" | xargs chmod 644 The above statement finds all files in the music folder, puts the … Continue reading Copying music
As you know from time to time I like to post some youtube vids of bands I currently enjoy. So without a big story, here's this month's rotation: The first one's a pretty cute song by She & Him and is entitled Gonna Get Along Without You Now: Another good one is called Thieves if … Continue reading Heavier rotation
Ok, here's some music I recently stumbled upon. Some things are fresh others may be known already. I particularly like the first one, Live Coach by Fang Island, it's indie-something with a nice twist: More traditional but in a similar vein is the song Juliette by Hollerado: Good, onwards to some electronic lounge music, Thievery … Continue reading Musings About Music
Some british soldiers in Iraq obviously had a lot of fun:
Backups! Yep, that thing you're ought to do regularly. Today's the day for me to do it. As being not quite content with the available solutions out there I tend to do it all by hand. This involves some tedious repetitions like packing directories. So here's a little script that might be handy: #!/bin/sh # … Continue reading Productivity
Beloved readers, two weeks ago I rediscovered Last.FM after a long time of absent. For now I'm scrobbling again thru Amarok and would like to know, who is using Last.FM too? My profile would be sasch_pe. Comments 're welcome, I always enjoy discovering new music.