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Sweating the Details, Apple Style

Beautiful: Apple’s Tribute To Steve Jobs, Yo-Yo Ma, And The Prelude From Bach: As it turns out, Ma plays the first four Bach suites tuning down his cello a full semitone, and there is a specific reason for doing so. In baroque times, instruments like cellos sounded a little different: the musical note A (A440) didn’t have a frequency of 440 Hz, but was more around 415 Hz — something known as the baroque pitch. (Via www.macstories.net)

My Music Since 2005

It’s funny, odd and a little comforting to scroll back through back in my last.fm profile and see what music I’ve been listening to since I signed up for the service in August of 2005 (when I was 26 and a lot more wiser): samharrelson’s Music Profile – Users at Last.fm In 2005, the social web was still completely new and the idea of sharing what you were listening to with others was just revolutionary. …

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What Am I Listening To?

Streaming Now: Phish – Cities http://t.co/9eXc9NGb — Sam's Music (@SamsHouseMusic) August 27, 2012 I’m always shocked that people want to know what I’m listening to, but I’m pretty open about what comes across my iTunes and Spotify accounts via the @SamsHouseMusic. Thanks to Last.FM’s Scrobbler, iTunes, Spotify and Twitterfeed, I’m able to stream whatever is playing in my house at any given time. Even when I’m out of the house, I keep the music going. …

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