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Comment: Re:Sorry to hear about that, but... (Score 1) 356 356

by chewthreetimes (#31725482) Attached to: Songbird Drops Linux Support

Yeah, it's not too good at being your music library tool. I did find it useful when exploring for music on blogs and such.

It can parse a webpage and puts all the mp3 links it finds into a playlist, downloading them to a configurable directory as it plays them. A pretty useful feature, imho.

Comment: Re:I Agree With The Mighty Floyd... (Score 1) 601 601

by chewthreetimes (#31448332) Attached to: EMI Cannot Unbundle Pink Floyd Songs

Spoken like a true dinosaur.

If the only modern music you've been exposed to is Top 40, then I guess I understand your POV, but trust me old timer, there's a lot of good music still being made.

I guess the difference between now and back in the day is that the cream tended to make it into the mainstream back then. Now the mainstream is mainly determined by marketing budgets, so you have to do a bit of work to find the good stuff, but it's out there.

Comment: I think this is great (Score 1) 95 95

by chewthreetimes (#31353220) Attached to: Bloggers Now Eligible For Press Passes In NYC
Traditional print hasn't figured out how to stay competitive in the new world and is reducing quality of reporting by reducing to a skeleton staff. Might as well remove the barriers and allow the alternative media equal footing. Sure there are a lot of schmucks with blogs, but there are also a lot of knowledgeable and passionate folks out there who write blogs. Sure the wrinkles still need to be worked out, as in, what, if any, should the qualifications be for bloggers. Should it be based on readership? Past output? Who makes that decision? This stuff can be ironed out over time as problems present themselves. But you have to start somewhere.

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." -- Will Rogers