[TAG] 2-cent tip: building MP3 playlists
ben at callahans.org
Wed Feb 4 06:06:27 MSK 2004
On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 05:30:49PM -0800, Heather wrote:
> > > > etc. Besides, most ripper programs produce a directory structure in the
> > > > first place.
> > >
> > > Do they? I admit I have no idea of that -- I prefer CD's.
> > I can't carry all my CDs with me. :( I'd be willing to bet that 256kB
> > MP3s don't sound any different from CDs even to your musically-trained
> > ears, even with really good quality headphones.
> They sound ever so slightly different to me. *sigh* I miss analog
> equalizers. They really hit the sweet spot.
Are these 256kBs, or the standard "anything goes" types? I've never
administered one myself, but AIUI, it's rare for anyone to pass the
actual taste test.
> abcde and our household became good friends awhile back - around the
> time the CD carousel was getting rowdy about giving us our discs back.
I haven't tried it, but it looks pretty good. These days, I mostly stick
with John the Ripper - nice and simple.
> > So would "find /my/dir|mpg123 -@ -", but that wasn't the point. If I
> > want to listen to _just_ the ACDC "Back in Black" album, your example
> > won't be of much use unless you rewrite it every time - including all
> > those annoying spaces in the album name.
> Isn't that what tab completion is for...
Not for those of us who would find retyping the entire command line
every single time a pointless exercise - or like looking at the
playlists to figure out what kind of music feels right next.
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