Category Archives: Music

One night in Bangkok…

So I figured I’d take another spin through the Amazon MP3 store while I was half-listening to a review of the last Supreme Court term by a panel on C-SPAN. When I switched over to the Soundtracks section at Amazon, … Continue reading

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Hold on, Amazon…

Okay, so I looked a little closer at the Amazon MP3 downloads. Turns out they are NOT 256Kb bitrate files. They’re around 256Kb — they’re Variable Bit Rate (VBR) files. That’s definitely not what I want. If you tell me … Continue reading

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Amazon MP3 store — good so far

Well, Amazon introduced their online MP3 store in beta this week. I just purchased my first album using the service. There are some pros and cons… PROS No DRM lock-down on downloaded tracks, allowing you to move the music where … Continue reading

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