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Entries from March 2009

Three things that would make me pay for Spotify Premium.

March 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

MP3 support. Simple as that, it would allow me to take the music with me on the road (or in my case the train/tube). It would also make void any worries over the future of the company itself. Spotify could simply disappear (have a look at Music Ally’s list of 200 digital music start-ups or […]

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Tags: arts · Cat2 · music

The Spotify A-Z quick CD test, score: 21/26.

March 11th, 2009 · No Comments

First LPs, then CDs. This time I took the last CD for each letter A-Z, stacked them up in front of me a checked if the albums are in Spotify (UK). The only disappointment is that there is no Stina Nordenstam at all in their library. It does not matter for me as I’ve got […]

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The Spotify A-Z quick vinyl test, score: 10/26

March 10th, 2009 · No Comments

I thought I’d spend half an hour to do a quick check of Spotify versus some of my old vinyl. From my crates I simply picked up the first LP for each letter in the alphabet and then checked it against the Spotify library. Pretty much all of LPs are from the late 70s/early 80s […]

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First episode of “Red Riding” disappoints.

March 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The series have been widely praised by TV critics and on the web, but I found the first episode lacking. I liked the dreamlike quality of the filming and the good acting, but this whole local-Mr-Big plot was just over the top: a man gets away with child murders for years (even having an ongoing […]

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