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Offline James Edward

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Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« on: June 30, 2020, 03:00:53 PM »
Howdy All,
Just throwing this out there- I recently went through some iPad changes, id changes, etc. These changes reset the sort types- by date added, by alphabetization, by artist, by album, etc. Even with 3,000 songs in iTunes, and a few thousand in Tidal, I found myself hitting play in the same narrow band of music. The other day my wife said ďyou know you play a lot of the same musicĒ.
With all the changes, the default settings in my iTunes and Tidal libraries were reset, and Iím hearing a lot of stuff I havenít played in a long time.
Itís refreshing to say the least. I still like to explore new music via Tidal, but we all have that core of music we like. Mix it up via sorting- youíd be surprised.
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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2020, 06:38:58 PM »
I get in the same rut of playing the same tunes and donít use as much of Roonís capability as I should. Speaking of Apple IDs, how did you get it resolved?
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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2020, 11:24:52 AM »
I, too, notice from time to time that I'm listening to the same (or very similar) songs. Recently, I've been going to the bottom of each artist's page (on TIDAL) to find related artists, and have discovered quite a few who are new to me. I have connected my BDP-103 connected to my system for ages, so my CDs have languished. There must be a dozen as yet unopened CDs lying around.  :roll:
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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2020, 10:25:30 AM »
  Seems that the same ole CDs are spun. When I am breaking a piece in the same CD is played over and over til broken in.


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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2020, 01:21:28 PM »
i've posted it before, i will post it again - best station on planet earth and they save their playlist history for 2 weeks, so you can go back and look up something that caught your eye/ear. and you can see what's playing in real time on your fone as well as on your computer:

https://www.fip.fr/

higher bitrate feed (nice w/an internet tuna w/digital out into a dac):
http://icecast.radiofrance.fr/fip-hifi.aac

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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2020, 10:58:38 AM »
  Forgot to mention Qobuz. For me streaming is my way of finding and listening to new music. Still prefer the dedicated transport/DAC presentation. Close do not get me wrong bu tno cigar. If I hear a good recording I buy the CD.


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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2020, 08:38:37 AM »
fip-fr is an excellent way to discover new (and new old) music, as its playlist is so freaking eclectic.  it truly is amazing. it plays new music, old music, music of every genre, old show tunes, movie clips, tv show clips, commercial jingles, amazing covers of all types of music...

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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2020, 07:03:41 PM »
i've posted it before, i will post it again - best station on planet earth and they save their playlist history for 2 weeks, so you can go back and look up something that caught your eye/ear. and you can see what's playing in real time on your fone as well as on your computer:

https://www.fip.fr/

higher bitrate feed (nice w/an internet tuna w/digital out into a dac):
http://icecast.radiofrance.fr/fip-hifi.aac

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Thanks for the reminder, Doug. Itís been a while since Iíve tunaíd in and it is fun to listen to.
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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2020, 02:52:36 PM »
Yes Doug, thanks. I am enjoying the site very much. Since I enjoy some things from every genre, itís quite an embarrassment of riches. If others haven't tried it yet, please do. Great stuff.
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Re: Tired of Your Music? Change the Sort.
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2020, 04:37:26 PM »
truly.  if you're tired of your music, fip.fr is the cure.  if you're wanting to find new software to download or buy, fip.fr is the best place to look.  they play so much of everything.  you will hear stuff you know, stuff you don't know, stuff you know done by artists you don't know...

last nite, i heard "the wizard of oz" classic "if i only had a brain."  by someone some of y'all have heard of, but not me.  turns out this tierney sutton is a big jazz singer, won some awards.  she did a whole album of 19 show tunes.  fabulous.  right now, they're playing "si tu reviens" by louis-jean cormier - fabulous.  preceded "the end", by the doors...

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Yes Doug, thanks. I am enjoying the site very much. Since I enjoy some things from every genre, itís quite an embarrassment of riches. If others haven't tried it yet, please do. Great stuff.