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7 November 2011

Writing

  1. ‘Rip It Up And Start Again’ playlist

    I made a 14 hour Spotify playlist of the music from Simon Reynolds’ book.

Links

  1. Spotify Instant

    Find-as-you-type search of Spotify. Tab, hit Return and the track plays in Spotify. Nice.

  2. Echofi - Better Spotify Radio

    Enter an artist name and it plays a stream of similar artists (chosen using Echo Nest) in Spotify.

  3. Liesen/spotify-api-server - GitHub

    “Implementation of parts of the Spotify playlist API. … It’s a web server that talks to Spotify using libspotify.”

  4. phpBB • View topic - How to stop a user being sent emails?

    Because I’ll forget where this is next time I need it. I’m amazed there’s not a way to simply disable email-sending for a user whose email is bouncing.

  5. City property deals benefit a developer linked to lord mayor | UK news | The Guardian

    Could it be that the Corporation of London is going to finally get some of the investigation and poking the shady, undemocratic institution deserves? That “path of progress” euphemism is horrible in itself.

Tweets

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    @maxgadney I’m your first follower! Do I get a prize? Maybe some free data?

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    @tobybarnes Wait, what?! Am I a Victorian woman? This explains a few things…

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    @psd @mattsheret Wire? They’re a bit like Elastica aren’t they? (I know, I know, I just came to those two the wrong way round.)

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    @mattsheret Did you see them on Later? I was worried - old guys doing old hits - but thought they carried it off well youtu.be/kPvVzyqNPQY

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    @mattsheret Yes, amazing how well they stand up. I also wish I found them before a couple of years ago. Many years listening to make up for!

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    @wonderlandblog Ahh, I keep seeing more and more friends on tiny MacBook Airs. You can’t carry as many cups of tea on an Air though.

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    @wonderlandblog Why do you think Mac users have bigger screens than other users? Genuine question, wondering if there are stats.

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    @tabbytarling (And, hello, how are you!?)

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    @tabbytarling The kind of jolting, sentimental photo from the past that would only fall out of a book in a movie :)

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    @mattsheret I wish there were more points where influences on the artists were discussed. I like the couple of times odd old tracks crop up.

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    @mattsheret I was but a note-taking and track-adding machine in the process, but thank you!

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    @mattsheret Fair enough. I didn’t notice, but maybe I was being very uncritical :)

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    @mattsheret Yeah, but I’d expect any book on a genre to treat it as really important and exciting.

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    @topfife I’ve only just made that playlist! But I was pleased how much was on Spotify. Not too many gaps for this one.

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    About my 14 hour Post-Punk and New Pop Spotify playlist from @SimonRetromania’s ‘Rip It Up And Start Again’: gyford.com/phil/writing/2…