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Ymuse ‣ 0.13

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A new version of Ymuse 0.13, a Music Player Daemon client, has been released.

I haven’t blogged about it since the 0.7 release, so here’s a brief summary of what’s changed:

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Musicellaneous ‣ Poh Hock

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Photo by Poh Hock/Bandcamp.

Happy Friday everyone! Today I’ve managed to find a bit of time for yet another, twenty-third, edition of Musicellaneous (hell yeah)!

And that for a good reason: I’m going to introduce you to the oriental djent funk by the Malay guitarist Poh Hock.

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Ymuse ‣ Go and the Music Player Daemon client

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Now I’m finally ready to tell you what’s been keeping me busy during the last three weeks.

I’ve spent them learning a new programming language called Go.

The process went so well that I even managed to write a new media player application Ymuse. Or, to be precise, a Music Player Daemon client.

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Musicellaneous ‣ Zierler

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Photo by Finn Zierler.

It’s Friday! This twenty-second edition of Musicellaneous presents a progressive metal opera by Zierler, a project by the Dane Finn Zierler.

Like Dan Swanö, who I mentioned before, Zierler is rightfully seen as one of the prog scene patriarchs. He is mostly known as a founder and a keyboardist in the Danish band Beyond Twilight, which he started at the age of 20 back in 1992.

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Musicellaneous ‣ Odyssey

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Picture by Vic Records.

Friday! This twenty-first edition of Musicellaneous presents a project called Odyssey. It was started a decade ago by one of my favourite prog musicians, the Swedish multi-instrumentalist Dan Swanö.

But we’ll talk about Dan some other time. This series is meant to introduce you to lesser-known music, which Odyssey is a perfect example of.

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