Plex

Early this year I finally got weary of dragging my collection of mp3s from one iTunes installation to the next. I'd worked out a fairly nice solution where I had the library on a 2TB SSD connected to my laptop's dock, so the music collection didn't take up any space …

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Modular

A photo of a white modular synth case in its packaging with some packs of colourful patch cables on top

I picked this up from the music store this afternoon and discovered that I don't have the right kind of USB cable to plug my keyboards into it, but I have managed to get one (1) annoying buzz out of it.

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Matmos

I know it's bad that Epic have bought Bandcamp, and when that was announced I made sure to download a copy of everything I'd bought there, but I still rely on their emails to not just let me know what's new but also what's old. It seems that I should …

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Retro

On Friday mornings I run up Talavera Road and along a footbridge under the M2, down the bike track through the Lane Cove National Park to Brown's Waterhole, back up again and then back across Macquarie University, where I studied in the late 80s and early 90s.

Photo of a vinyl album with the Red Hot Chili Peppers' name and logo, and the album title UNLIMITED LOVE in lurid neon, lying on damp green grass

This Friday I …

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Looptober 2021

At the start of September this year I applied for a new job at the University of Sydney. After a Zoom interview and a coding exercise, I found out at the end of the month that I'd got the job, but I didn't get a letter of offer for a …

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Talking Bot Blues

A bot which takes a random Wikipedia page title and turns it into the title of an imaginary blues track. The Talking Random Wikipedia Page Title Blues is something I blogged about ages ago, I was inspired to turn it into a bot by my son having become the world's …

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