I’m in love with my new old ThinkPad X200, but for all its great achievements, it had a major drawback when it came to play videos in Xubuntu. Here’s how I fixed the awful screen tearing in VLC and Parole.
One of my most exciting memory remains seeing my dad coming home from work with a new cool gadget: a ThinkPad laptop. I remember how crazy it sounded in the mid 90s to actually have the power of a computer on the go. It sure did look like the future back then. My dad popped […]
I spent some time this summer in the family home in Normandy, among some of my oldest friends. One of them is a big britpop fan and we spent evenings talking about how awesome guitar tracks from the 60s sounded. These jangly tones, the simpler beats, the naiveté of it all. I love this song by The La’s. They […]
Can you not fall in love with dub snares in the first track of this Neel podcast? They have just the right weight.
Seriously, I’d be lost without them.
I want to read more. I used to read at least three different books every other week when I was a kid and I miss that a lot. So from now on I will try to read at least one every month and try to write some words about it.
It’s been a good year.
I recently experienced some trouble with VLC and heavy mp4 files; although “normal” HD files would play fine, VLC would not play ball with my GPU when playing some heavy 1080p mp4 files. Here’s how I fixed it on my Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite.
Ever since the documentary I Dream Of Wires has been out I’ve been lurking youtube for a sneak peak into Nine Inch Nails’ live rig. I am not disapointed. Extra credit for the old Tascam 4 tracks tape recorder that he plays with the pitch wheel…
I went to the Brooklyn record fair a couple of weeks ago, all on my own and it was very cool. The event took place in the Brooklyn Flea Market and was somehow sponsored by a well known brand of energy drinks heavily invested in all things musical these days. I got there and I […]