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Old 02-20-2017, 11:25 AM   #16
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Aaaand Jim's back.

He was trapped near the inner circle of listening.

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Old 02-20-2017, 11:25 AM   #17
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Yeah and over the weekend, Spotify seemed to figure out that I was listening to Daily Mix 4 the most, and now my Daily Mix 1 is a lot more like 4 used to be.... either that or the songs I "liked" from 4 are being pushed into 1...

I recommend "liking" songs to give Spotify more information about what you like, and it also uses your "liked" songs in forming these playlists...
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Old 02-25-2017, 12:55 AM   #18
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Spotify playlist, Songs of resistance.
https://open.spotify.com/user/willia...IhArctFVbsXiVJ
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Old 02-25-2017, 10:29 AM   #19
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This is another great feature of the Daily Mix

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I can't stand Lou Reed, Steely Dan or Jackson Brown. They always seem to make it into my Discover weekly somehow... this cures that.

I'm really digging this. It's like the best aspects of Spotify and Pandora.

I guess I'll cancel my Pandora account.
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Old 02-25-2017, 11:45 AM   #20
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Old 02-28-2017, 10:05 PM   #21
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Heard of Hi-def streaming service called Tidal? My brother swears by it.
We jammed some last weekend and it sounded fantastic
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Old 03-01-2017, 07:44 AM   #22
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Your brother has a special relationship with Tidal. At their central offices they call him "the listener" as he is the one person who uses Tidal.



Spotify's high quality level is 320bps OGG which is quite excellent and nobody is able to identify it in blind tests.

Tidal was introduced as a service that was owned by musicians because you're supposed to care about that. I think by "musicians" they mean Jay-Z.
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Old 03-01-2017, 08:13 PM   #23
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Although I didn't mean to be disrespectful. All the streaming services will compete and we'll see who sticks around...

I really do believe 320 kbps ogg is good enough; I'll wager none of us can hear the difference. But for people who want what they call "lossless" format, with no encoding, Spotify is apparently setting up to offer that for a few extra bucks per month.

http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/1/147...ess-audio-tier

It might as well be. Encoding is just meant to ensmallen the files for transfer, in ways the human ear can't detect. Without encoding, the files will be twice as large or larger. But we will have that bandwidth, now. They want you to get video on your mobile device, un-encoded audio is much smaller than that.
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Old 03-08-2017, 07:54 PM   #24
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No worries... I lol'd at him as well, but only because I had never heard of it. I guessed it was some super ridiculous thing as you described. Full disclosure - his stereo is probably worth upwards of $30k when you add in all the acoustic tiles and room modifications.
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