- 2018-04-30 Android Play Music and album art
The Android Play Music app seems to randomly, arbitrarily decide to not show album art.
It is annoying me. A lot.
What I usually do is to save the cover...
- 2016-11-11 Slow
"I always liked it slow
I never liked it fast
With you it’s got to go
With me it’s got to last"
- 2016-10-30 The BD project
I don't embark on epic series like some people do.
But I did just finish listening to the 813 Bob Dylan songs my jukebox contains, in random order, which I...
- 2016-10-13 Nobel Prize, Litterature 2016
Bob Dylan. Yes.
Tells the jukebox to play all Bob Dylan songs on random.
- 2016-09-04 Jukebox upgrade - better USB sound card
Back in May I upgraded my jukebox to a Raspberry Pi 3, but couldn't get the cheap USB soundcard I had been using with the 2+ to work.
Fortunately the built...
- 2016-08-27 22 Pistepirkko in hiatus
My jukebox put on 22 Pistepirkko's debut "Piano, Rumpu ja Kukka" (one of the records you put on for fun and take off in sincerity), and that prompted me to...
- 2013-08-06 Sennheiser MX 580
My old, cheap pair of earphones stopped making sound in one side.
So I had to find a new pair. I liked that the old pair had a volume control on the lead,...
- 2013-03-03 The art of asking
Do see Amanda Palmer tell the story about the Eight Foot Bride and the future of music.
Interestingly her talk touches upon some of the same keywords as the...
- 2012-07-02 KOMPRESSOR aprils fools
Before the KOMPRESSOR singularity in 2005 ANDREAS K had a webblog with a variety of interesting posts. One of them stood out in my memory, it had to do with...
- 2012-03-27 Samsung Galaxy Nexus - playing 48 kHz files
I have made two files to test the problem I alluded to earlier:
44.1 kHz file
48 kHz file
Both files are just a 440 Hz sine wave for 5 minutes.
- 2012-02-23 Album art, Ogg Vorbis
It seems that getting album art to show up for Ogg Vorbis files is an ongoing struggle on every phone I get.
At least the source code for Android seems to...
- 2011-10-01 Alternative music
There is a band that only plays Commodore 64 music - ok, so check this out: Imperial March.
Someone needs to make a band doing music only with floppy drives...
- 2011-08-13 Ms. Vega
So, Suzanne Vega is the pinnacle of cool.
- 2007-08-02 Old vans
Recently I bought the 2CD+DVD The Travelling Wilburys Collection. I had Volume 1 from earlier, but never got Volume 3.
The DVD contains a short documentary...
- 2007-02-18 Nerdcore rap
MC Frontalot seems to be one of the original nerdcore rappers; he has a bunch of music available for download, if you want to check it out. He seems to be touring...
- 2006-12-08 Better live than on plastic
If you get the chance to attend a Jomi Massage concert, don't miss it - you'll be missing a treat! (As those of us in lille Vega didn't :-))
Last week I was...
- 2006-10-08 Danish music, in Danish
How refreshing to hear Danish pop music, sung in Danish, that can pull off to write a song about the election of the leader of one of the major political parties...
- 2006-09-30 The Bono Vox Interview
"Bono: In Portland, Oregon a number of years ago two pretty girls walked in the dressing room, smiled and walked out with some of our songs, in a brief case...
- 2006-03-13 Summer music
Beck will be visiting Tivolis rebuilt concert-hall this summer - how cool could that turn out to be?
Bob Dylan will be performing at this years Roskilde Festival...
- 2005-11-08 D.A.D fall 2005
Three nights, three concerts in a row, following a concert on foreign turf. A good, but also exhausting, stretch. 350+ pictures from each concert - weeding...
- 2005-10-28 Aalborg visit
Bob Dylan left southward bound, we left northward bound. Aalborg was in flames.
- 2005-09-01 Autumn music
This spring, expectations were high.
Now, more good bands are to release albums in the fall: Kashmir releases "No Balance Palace" on October 10, Mew are to...
- 2005-08-13 Spleen United, Diefenbach
Watched Spleen United and Diefenbach in Amager Bio last night.
Hard place to photograph, perhaps because of the metal-walls in the sides?
I didn't listen...
- 2005-06-15 Swedish summer pictures
A whole lot of D.A.D-pictures from Debaser, Stockholm - a freight train with timber as well.
In Uppsala the botanic garden had various pieces of art here and...
- 2005-03-27 Olsen Brothers
This is one of the weirdest list I've ever come across:
Olsen Brothers / Wings Of Love
Eminem / Encore
Green Day / American Idiot
- FreeDB top 100 albums...
- 2005-01-23 Princes
While listening to Lars Hugs album "Kysser himlen farvel" I realized that it's funny how Frederik and Joachim seem to have switched places. Now Frederik seems...
- 2005-01-21 Scare yourself
"Scare yourself into empty space
A distant star above the human race"
The more I listen to that song, the better it gets. Great expectations. End of May!...
- 2004-12-09 Christmas presents
D-A-D are working on their next album, and will play at next years Roskilde Festival. Things are looking up!
Strange things to crave for christmas (and at...
- 2004-10-30 Right there on the cutting edge
The Beastie Boys on sampling and gadgets.
- 2004-09-11 Borrowing songs at the library
The libraries in Copenhagen have a service where its citizens can borrow songs by downloading them.
There are 36120 tracks available, distributed on 2571...
- 2004-06-21 Beastie Boys burroughs
Hot damn! Well, it would affect me, but I think I will get the vinyl version instead anyhow.
- 2004-06-08 Hip Hop and copyright
"We were forced to start using different organic instruments, but you can't really get the right kind of compression that way. A guitar sampled off a record...
- 2004-04-22 No Needle, No Wear
If your trusty Mark II is getting old, how about an ELP Laser Turntable?
Dog-ugly and not that much scratch-action, but still...
Oh, look, particle physicists...
- 2004-03-21 Lil' Johnnys Mund
Lufthavnens arme fanger flyverne ind
de trætte fugle vender hjem
Lil' Johnnys mor står i den kolde vind
Lil' Johnnys mor hun venter på sin dreng
- 2003-10-22 Listen
"Listen to the MUSTN'TS, child,
Listen to the DONT'S
Listen to the SHOULDN'TS
The IMPOSSIBLES, the WON'TS
Listen to the NEVER HAVES
Then listen close to me...
- 2003-06-28 Roskilde Friday 2003
Despite the outrageous time (17:00), Kashmir played a good concert at this year's Roskilde Festival. I hope the schedule-makers get a grip and schedule Kashmir...
- 2003-05-29 Kashmir, Vega
Another good Kashmir-concert; this one in Vega, Copenhagen. I found the sound quite bad in the more quiet parts of the concert (especially in Lampshade - after...
- 2003-05-03 Straight from the terrordome
"Back in 1987 we knew that our position on social commentary in rap music was never gonna garner "over the top" popularity, radio and tv-wise, to the same black...
- 2003-04-29 Postcard from Hollywood
(Another) Suzanne Vega best-of album.
- 2003-04-19 More Kashmir
Another great Kashmir-concert - this one in Holbæk. I found it harder to weed out photos this time, but it's finally done.
Elværket in Holbæk is quite a nice...
- 2003-04-13 Kashmir, Toldkammeret, Helsingør
Kashmir played a great concert in Helsingør tonight.
It's not easy to get decent photos, the ones least horrible I took are online (sometimes).
- 2002-11-02 Music
Plastic: The grumbling Wilbury.
Johnny Cash' reply to Nashville over Best Country Album award.
Rolling Stone: A bit fat thanks to record execs.
- 2002-10-27 Soundtrack of lives
"believe, believe in me, believe
that life can change, that you're not stuck in vain
we're not the same, we're different tonight
tonight, so bright
- 2002-08-17 The Carolaonettes
We went to Malmö for VibraCrunch 4 - a string of concerts arranged by Danish recordcompany Crunchy Frog and part of the Malmö festival.
Arrived at Bastionen...
- 2002-05-02 Socker
Spelar det längre någon roll
Jag orkar inte slåss
Det är bortom min kontroll
Du lämnade mig ensam
Och självklart blev jag rädd
Min sista gnista hopp
- 2002-05-01 And if you...
... complain once more
You'll meet an army of me
- 2002-04-02 Beating the database
I've recently been looking a lot of cds up in the freedb. I've been quite impressed with the low number of cds not found. But also a little disappointed. Such...
- 2002-02-02 Get The Party Started
Grammies for Robert Moog and Apple.
Mr. Moog got an award in Sweden a year or two back - and I learned that most (Danes, anyway) mispronounce "Moog". The ...
- 2001-12-26 Summary
It's that time of year where people summarize.
The year in music.
- 2001-07-16 New album by Bob!
Bob Dylan releases a new album with 12 new songs on September 11, 2001!
"The songs themselves don't have any genetic history. Is it like
Time Out Of Mind...
- 2001-07-15 Left of Center
When they ask me
"What are you looking at?"
I always answer
"Nothing much" (not much)
I think they know that
I'm looking at them
I think they think
- 2001-06-25 747
När taxametern slagits på
försvinner allt i regnet
& som en viskning
ser Vi syner nu igen
Det här är nåt
- 2001-05-25 Aww, man!
When buying music I usually buy a pile at a time. Today I tripped and almost fell over "Bob Dylan Live 1961-2000 ~Thirty-nine years of great concert performances...
- 2001-01-16 Uncle Bob
Just having listened to "Der er brev fra onkel Bob i Amerika" by Olesen-Olesen, while waiting for the plumber to arrive, I realize that I like the sound and...
- 2000-10-19 Covers
Most covers suck. Sometimes they don't, though.
How very profound.
Hearing "I Won't Back Down" sung by 60+ year old Johnny Cash gives a new perspective on...
- 2000-10-03 New shoes, ehm, no, records!
It's been a while since I last bought any cds. I feel poor, though I'm not. Oh, well. Today I bought a bunch:
Den Attende - a soundtrack for a Danish movie...
- 2000-09-27 Joan Osborne strikes back!
A couple of years ago Joan Osborne had a hit with "What If God Was One Of Us" ("just a stranger on the bus", la la la - you've heard it). What was interesting...
- 2000-06-13 Malmö nights...
... are cold, but good :-)
The music-part has been documented.
The rest is mine.
- 2000-05-31 Shiny happy people
I'm listening to Garth Brooks all the time, only thinking happy thoughts, only talking happy talk, only posting happy words. Oh me, oh my!
Yes, I am trying...