New Year, Old Life

At the beginning of 2021, I’ve taken to actually using the full potential of my living space. All of these pieces of entertainment gear, which have previously been scattered and disused in my last apartment, are now together, connected, and usable. As such, I’ve started pulling old audio tapes from the mothballs. For a time …

AFK errand

Now that I’m fully settled into my apartment, have my work-from-home desk going again, and have fully set up my couch and entertainment center (complete with TV, amp, speakers, and all the A/V gear working together, unlike the last apartment), I seldom spend any quality time at my personal workstation. With all the time I …

Reasons Why I Still Buy Music on Compact Disc

Lossless; clear sound with no compression artifacts or “sizzle” Liner Art! Feelies! Presentation! There’s an art and a vibe for each album. Supported on most platforms No encryption or Digital Rights Management Can listen to CDs long after the music store goes out of business CDs are never “no longer available in the library” After …