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Using Spotify to sync music to iPod from GNU/Linux

Just a very quick tip for Linux users with iPods – you can use Spotify to sync music between your desktop and the iPod. The reason I mention this is that my wife’s well-meaning parents got her an iPod for … Continue reading

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While waiting for Smile, some contemporary albums on Spotify

My Smile Sessions box set is in the post right now. It should be arriving tomorrow. If, like me, you are getting incredibly excited for this box set’s release tomorrow, here’s a dozen or so albums from 1966 through 1968 … Continue reading

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Spotify Monkees Playlists

I finished the draft of the Monkees book yesterday, and sent it out to my proof-readers, so I’ve not posted much here for a few days because I’ve been working on that. To celebrate completing it, and to show I … Continue reading

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In Praise Of The Future

One of the things it’s very easy to do – and something I do a lot myself – is to romanticise scarcity. I used to be a record collector, because being a record collector and being a music lover were, … Continue reading

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New Spotify Playlist: In Memoriam Arthur Lee

I’ve still got quite a bit of writer’s block, and am working on a book and on the Mindless Ones stuff, but didn’t want to let this anniversary pass unmarked. Five years ago today, Arthur Lee died. I still find … Continue reading

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New Spotify Playlist: The Twenty Best Monkees Songs

I’d planned to do this later in the week, but Xianrex asked me on Twitter if I had a list of twenty Monkees songs for the neophyte, and in fact just last night I put together this twenty-song playlist. I’m … Continue reading

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Spotify playlist: John Lennon

You’d have thought that after spending much of the last month finishing writing a book on the Beatles which required listening and relistening to every track they ever recorded multiple times, that I’d have had enough John Lennon for a … Continue reading

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