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Rippomania or how I’m digitizing my entire music collection

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

I’m slowly but gradually moving my life to digital. I went from film to digital photography a few years ago and never looked back. Now’s the time to do the same with my music – I’m now in the process of ripping my entire music library and making it playable through out the house. Having […]

A young Freddie?

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

I heard a new song on the radio and for a second there it sounded like Freddie Mercury is a alive… A short search revealed Mika – a young British artist with a pretty impressive voice Mika Mica Penniman (born 18 August 1983), also known as Mika (IPA [ˈmikə]), is a Lebanon-born, London-based singer who […]

Twitter – FoxyTunes – Music – Discover – Repeat…

Monday, May 7th, 2007

I’ve recently joined Twitter. What’s Twitter, you ask? From their FAQ: Twitter is a community of friends and strangers from around the world sending updates about moments in their lives. Friends near or far can use Twitter to remain somewhat close while far away. Curious people can make friends. Bloggers can use it as a […]

Blogging music

Saturday, April 14th, 2007

We’ve rolled out a nice new feature on FoxyTunes Planet – now I can click a ‘blog this’ button and get an embed code for posting artists (short bio and an image), videos, photos etc. on my blog. I could probably achieve the same thing by going to youtube, flickr etc., but who has the […]

FoxyTunes Planet goes live

Saturday, March 31st, 2007

After being in private beta for a while, we finally launched FoxyTunes Planet – check it out! I’m really excited to see all the great feedback we are getting from the community – on people’s blogs, in their comments, forum posts and emails to us. Also, the Planet has already been reviewed by popular blogs […]

FoxyTunes, and music service discovery

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

We added player support in the latest FoxyTunes for Firefox release. While this is good news for users, it’s interesting to see that some people actually discovered through this latest FoxyTunes update – see this Blog post for an example. We’ll definitely explore this direction more in the near future – introducing […]

Steve Jobs writes about his views on DRM

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

Steves Jobs posted an interesting open letter with his thoughts on DRM, iTunes/iPod user lock-in and the role music labels play in all this. Basically, he believes that the labels should drop their demands that their music be sold protected by DRM, and if that happens he promises that Apple will embrace DRM-free music and […]