- Which jig will be next?
- What instrument?
- What shirt will he wear next?
- Will a shirt make a repeat appearance?
- Will he shave his wiseman beard?
- Possibly a haircut or trim?
Myself and Jessica joining in some reels and jigs.
An examination of how sites like The Session are meshing with older ideas of traditional Irish music:
There is a very interesting tension at play here – one that speaks directly to the design of new technologies. On the one hand, Irish musicians appear to be enthusiastically adopting digital media to establish a common repertoire of tunes, while on the other the actual performance of these tunes in a live session is governed by a strong etiquette that emphasizes the importance of playing by ear.
There’s an accompanying paper called Supporting Traditional Music-Making: Designing for Situated Discretion (PDF).
You can now subscribe to my dConstruct 2015 podcast directly in iTunes so you can have my natterings with the lovely speakers delivered straight to your ocular orifices.
The way that Chloe has catalogued her music over time is fascinating. It’s like the Long Now opposite of This Is My Jam.
A nice description of how to use Huffduffer to manage newly found music.
Zoot alors! Mon book is high in the iTunes Store Français. Quelle surprise!
Apple have gathered all their resources about accessibility into one handy site. I sense the work of James Craig.
A short video Q&A I did with New Riders. The camera does not flatter.
Jonathon has found some circumstantial evidence of an API for searching the iTunes music store. That could be really interesting. It might be fun to mash it up with Amazon's API.
A nifty app for OS X that allows you to browse your iTunes music by album cover.
Scroll down to the end - Apple are offering a command line tool for adding chapters to podcasts. You can also add images which will show up in the artwork window of iTunes.
Coolest use of Automater ever. Send an SMS form your phone to your POP account and your Mac will call you back over Skype to play you an MP3.