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BBCiPlayer Plugins - an alternative quick fix guide
How to get BBC radio stations working with Squeezebox again after the BBC broke it.
bbc  audio  radio  squeezebox 
march 2016 by pw201
24/192 Music Downloads are Very Silly Indeed
"there is no point to distributing music in 24-bit/192kHz format. Its playback fidelity is slightly inferior to 16/44.1 or 16/48, and it takes up 6 times the space." Includes good stuff about how ears work. Via andrewducker.
Nyquist  sound  sampling  mp3  science  music  audio 
march 2012 by pw201
YouTube - The Lord of the Books of the 55 Arse-Hymens of Stone
Lord of the Rings audio book mashup. Horribly NSFW on the audio, utterly juvenile, hilarious. Via mefi
funny  mashup  lotr  tolkein  lord-of-the-rings  fantasy  audio 
january 2011 by pw201
The Swinger « Music Machinery
Turn anything into a jive (well, anything in 4/4 anyway): "The Swinger is a bit of python code that takes any song and makes it swing. It does this be taking each beat and time-stretching the first half of each beat while time-shrinking the second half. It has quite a magical effect."
music  python  audio  programming  software  swing  jive 
may 2010 by pw201
How to Think About Science
Metafilter links to a bunch of podcasts from modern historians and philosophers of science. I've linked to Mefi rather than the podcasts as there are some interesting comments from valkyryn in the thread, on what Shapin and Schaffer were saying about the role of trust in the scientific community.
audio  science  metafilter  history  philosophy 
november 2009 by pw201
YouTube - The Loudness War
Interesting demonstration of the effect of the trend towards increasing loudness on recent CDs.
music  video  audio  compression  loudness 
june 2007 by pw201
Are we better off without religion?-Audio / Video-Podcasts-TimesOnline
Speaking for the motion, "We'd be better off without religion", at a debate held in Westminster on March 27; Professor Richard Dawkins, Professor A.C. Grayling and Christopher Hitchens. Speaking against: Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Professor Roger Scruton and
audio  religion  atheism  dawkins  grayling  hitchens  neuberger  scruton  spivey  bakewell  debate 
march 2007 by pw201
Richard Dawkins vs Alister McGrath
Does religious belief damage the health of a society, or is it necessary to provide the moral and ethical foundations of a healthy society? Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion in discussion with Professor Alister McGrath, Professor of Historical T
atheism  audio  Dawkins  McGrath  science  religion 
march 2007 by pw201
Mac CD ripper
Max packages cdparanoia and LAME
cd  mp3  lame  cdparanoia  mac  macosx  audio  itunes 
february 2007 by pw201

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