The Next Track, Episode #109 – In Praise of the CD

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxJames Jackson Toth joins us to discuss why we shouldn’t give up on the CD.

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The Next Track, Episode #108 – Buying Records

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxDoug and Kirk wax nostalgic about buying records: what was so nice about browsing record stores, and what are we missing.

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The Next Track, Episode #107 – Earworms and Mondegreens

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxDo you get annoying earworms? And do you occasionally encounter mondegreens? We look at these two interesting phenomena.

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This Is Included When Apple Sends You Your Data Dump

Apple has made it possible for users in Europe to request a dump of their data. This includes all sorts of historical information, such as all the repairs and support chats you’ve been involved in, everything you’ve purchased – and even updates you’ve downloaded – from the App Store and iTunes Store, Apple Music activity, and more.

I requested my data a week ago, and nothing stood out; except this. There is a special CSV file for this, and I really don’t know why.

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You thought you could forget about this…

The Next Track, Episode #106 – Music in Your Head; Listening to Music on Headphones

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxDoug and Kirk discuss headphones: the pros and cons of listening to music on headphones, and the different types of headphones you can use to listen to music.

Listen to The Next Track: Episode #106 – Music in Your Head; Listening to Music on Headphones.

Find out more, and subscribe to the podcast, at The Next Track website. You can follow The Next Track on Twitter at @NextTrackCast, to keep up to date with new episodes, and new articles from the website.