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Announcing hmvh.net

Certain is that someday we’ll get our own domain and server space. Certain is that it’ll include a blog of some sorts. Certain is that it’ll include and feature content that can be seen here. Certain is also that it’ll include links and pages of mine that are spread all over free-hosting land – past, present and certainly future. How exactly it’ll all be tied together remains uncertain. Uncertain is also when this is all going to take place. Well, it’s certainly taken place now. Continue reading

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Generation Upload

Been busy sharing. Adding. Uploading. Socialising. Profile, consolidation, branding, identity, strategy, and trademarking are words very much on my mind right now. Continue reading

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Project Tape2MP3: Completed!

This, dear readers, is all that remains of my tape collection. Twenty years of collecting and nurturing an audio cassette collection have been reduced to nothing more than one 16GB USB flash drive’s worth of bits. Continue reading

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The death of the Compact Disc, part 2

While a person’s physical music collection is priceless to the owner, there’s a genuinely calculable and traceable dollar value that can be attached to the legal contents of the “My Music” folder of your hard drive. In my opinion, this actually de-values the music and therefore the artistic worth of the original work. Their efforts have been reduced to a few megabytes which, on a more fruitful note, at least could potentially appear on several million folks’ hard drives, instead of gathering mildew in a warehouse somewhere. And what of the legalities of a backup or 2nd-hand ownership? Continue reading

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Nothing important happened today…

No matter how carefully and obsessively you (thought you) looked after those tapes by storing them in a cool, dark, dry place, far away from anything that could possibly generate a magnetic field, some of the mechanics and materials have started to fail. Continue reading

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First Anniversary

Today, the first anniversary of this blog also marks the last batch of jokes and similar funnies that were collected during the last few years. Continue reading

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Ghosts from the address book

As another phase of the downscaling process and reshuffling of online interests, today some 570 email messages — containing all the jokes and virals that were carefully collected, assembled and sent out to a hand-clicked audience between December 2000 and December 2006 — got archived and trashed. Continue reading

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Discogs v3: hmvh

What follows is my previous “user profile” on discogs. Such a shame. Such wasted potential. Continue reading

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