[Discussion] the launch party
rob at mintmedia.co.nz
Fri Nov 19 08:39:25 NZDT 2010
Does anyone else like records or live performance? Any ideas for sound/
On 19/11/2010, at 8:31 AM, Cheng Eu Chew wrote:
> Choice/type of music always causes problems when a group of people are
> together because tastes are so varied. Especially when we have a
> choice of what we could listen to is concerned there will be at least
> one or two which will try - either intentionally or unintentionally -
> get their choice played.
> This is why I like Calvin's idea everyone bringing their own song on a
> USB drive and putting it on a stereo. Of course, there should be a
> number-of-songs limit so one person doesn't bring 100 songs while
> another brings only 5. Perhaps putting an arbitrary number like 10
> songs per person or something?
> Not really a fan of the last/libre.fm station since song choice does
> get skewed towards one or two genres which brings back my point in the
> first paragraph.
> Cheng Eu Chew
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> On 19 November 2010 08:20, Jaco - WorkShop Enterprises
> <jaco at workshop.gen.nz> wrote:
>>> How about we set up a computer with a playlist and people bring
>>> favourite music / music videos on a geek stick and load it up.
>>> Means we are guaranteed a few songs we like and we wouldn't be at
>>> mercy of a DJ telling us what we like.
>>> Works at the Football bar. They have a free jukebox. Punters punch
>>> their songs and it seems to work fine.
>>> I vote for We like to Move It!! by King Julian of the Lemurs
>> *Sounds* like a fine idea, but I fear we'll run afoul of RAINZ.
>> I'd rather pay for a last.fm account for the space, if I could count
>> some of it as part of my financial contribution to the collective.
>> That way we can load on preferences, track trends & use the
>> stream in a number of ways.
>> Alternatively, there's libre.fm (though much more limited), and
>> shoutcast 'net-streams (although I fear we'll run into the same
>> licensing issue with the latter)
>> - J
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