Played a CD tonight.

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,180
    No. Not at all. Some songs are better than others. That’s all. So far on the Hollywood Vampires CD I have found two songs to add to the rock playlist, but it isn’t finished yet.
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  • ThortonThorton Posts: 1,247
    F1nut wrote: »
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    What does ripping have to do with attention span? Any idea how many hours I've spent ripping my CD's to disk? If anything it takes way less effort to stick with a CD player and just plop a CD in :^ /

    My thought based on a lot of comments I've read is that people who have ripped music tend to bounce around from song to song/artist to artist instead of listening to an entire album from start to finish.

    I probably haven’t listened to an entire album from start to finish since 1977. Since then and now, I still can sit down and listen to music for hours upon hours. Just not an entire album. I would not call this a short attention span.
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,180
    Thorton wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    What does ripping have to do with attention span? Any idea how many hours I've spent ripping my CD's to disk? If anything it takes way less effort to stick with a CD player and just plop a CD in :^ /

    My thought based on a lot of comments I've read is that people who have ripped music tend to bounce around from song to song/artist to artist instead of listening to an entire album from start to finish.

    I probably haven’t listened to an entire album from start to finish since 1977. Since then and now, I still can sit down and listen to music for hours upon hours. Just not an entire album. I would not call this a short attention span.

    Yes. Well said.
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,958
    Thorton wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    What does ripping have to do with attention span? Any idea how many hours I've spent ripping my CD's to disk? If anything it takes way less effort to stick with a CD player and just plop a CD in :^ /

    My thought based on a lot of comments I've read is that people who have ripped music tend to bounce around from song to song/artist to artist instead of listening to an entire album from start to finish.

    I probably haven’t listened to an entire album from start to finish since 1977. Since then and now, I still can sit down and listen to music for hours upon hours. Just not an entire album. I would not call this a short attention span.

    I would.
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  • ThortonThorton Posts: 1,247
    Everyone likes different things. Keep spinning the vinyl.
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,588
    I like both.
    I don’t like Jesse though...
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  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,136
    As others have mentioned, having your music ripped gives you options. Sometimes I'll listen to an album (or two) in their entirety, other times I'm in the mood to bounce around from artist to artist, song to song. The other big part of ripping for me is playing background music or music by the pool. At those times I almost always prefer a playlist or random shuffle over listening to an entire album.

    I like having CD's for my car. It might take me a few days during my 5 minute commute to work, but I eventually listen to the entire CD.
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,180
    Five minute commute? You can walk that, and with headphones hear an entire CD. :)

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,180
    F1nut wrote: »
    joecoulson wrote: »
    I like both.
    I don’t like Jesse though...

    Join the list, it's long.

    LOL. I wonder why. :)
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,588
    I (think) you know I’m kidding
    But yes. Long **** list
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,958
    BlueFox wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    joecoulson wrote: »
    I like both.
    I don’t like Jesse though...

    Join the list, it's long.

    LOL. I wonder why. :)

    Too many thin skins these days.
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  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,136
    So I’ve been listening to my system since my last post about an hour ago and I’m going to give Jesse some props on his “short attention span” comment, at least as it relates to me. I’m in a jump from song to song mood tonight and I realize that when I’m doing that I often don’t even listen to an entire song let alone an entire album😁😁

    Yeah Bud, 5 minute commute...if I have to stop at the lone traffic light. I live a little over 3 miles away, but the speed limit is 55 the entire way there. No walking will be taking place in the Texas heat. I’m a wuss😂
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,501
    Many albums are intended to be listened to as a whole, as they tend to tell a story or are themed. Sometimes I put all 47000 songs in my library on shuffle and let it play all day long, but when I sit down and use my digital library, I listen to the entire recording, just as I would if it were spinning on my turntable. The only discs I spin these days are 4K/Blue rays... I haven’t played a cd in months.
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  • daddyjtdaddyjt Posts: 1,082
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    BlueFox wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    What does ripping have to do with attention span? Any idea how many hours I've spent ripping my CD's to disk? If anything it takes way less effort to stick with a CD player and just plop a CD in :^ /

    My thought based on a lot of comments I've read is that people who have ripped music tend to bounce around from song to song/artist to artist instead of listening to an entire album from start to finish.

    That is correct. I ripped two new CDs today, Hollywood Vampires ‘rise’, and The Black Keys ‘Let’s Rock’. I am listening to them now to find the decent songs to add to my Rock playlist. It is a very, very rare album that is worth listening to the entire album.

    Huh?!?! You must have some pretty **** albums then :^ / I don't have a million but out of the 400+ I do have I couldn't say there is one that I wouldn't listen to in it's entirety.

    Off hand, I have a hard time thinking of an album that I like every song enough to sit and listen to the whole thing.*

    Life’s too short to listen to music that I don’t absolutely LOVE - especially since there’s so much of it that I DO love :smile:

    *Ok, the closest I can come up with at the moment is Rumors - but even there, there’s a couple that (to me) are so-so...
    Too much stuff to keep track of.

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  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 3,392
    Bit off the original topic, but, any new disc I get will get played start to finish first time I listen to it. I feel like not listening to the entire album is an injustice to both the artist and myself.

    I agree with Jesse on that most people that stream use playlists and listening to full albums is a bygone thing. I do use playlists at times, like when I'm working out, cleaning up or some other project, but, when I sit down to listen to music I choose to listen to entire albums, usually.
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  • tophatjohnnytophatjohnny Posts: 2,674
    edited July 14
    F1nut wrote: »
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    What does ripping have to do with attention span? Any idea how many hours I've spent ripping my CD's to disk? If anything it takes way less effort to stick with a CD player and just plop a CD in :^ /

    My thought based on a lot of comments I've read is that people who have ripped music tend to bounce around from song to song/artist to artist instead of listening to an entire album from start to finish.

    Oh and that makes total sense!! Ahh not! It's called the millions and millions of people that listen to what's called the radio.
    Sure, listening to an entire album has its place in all of our lives but selecting 250+ of my favorite albums and then selecting the shuffle feature mixes it all up (lol is that a buzz kill? ) so one can enjoy all of the music but not all from one artist over and over is like a personal radio station with no DJ or commercials which is just short of amazing...
    And I think it's called variety for the attention deficit population .

    In with 69😂🎩

    "All about that 🎶 music"
    Post edited by tophatjohnny on
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 23,431
    OK...
    Here's a composition I would not recommend to many of the posters to this thread.

    https://universes.art/en/specials/john-cage-organ-project-halberstadt/

    B)
  • SIHABSIHAB Posts: 1,516
    edited July 14
    @tophatjohnny
    Good morning tophat. I don't think I was clear before. I do like your point
    of where people want to settle on sound quality. But I do have a question.

    For example, say you LOVE Miles Davis music. They have just re-released
    'Miles of Smiles' AAA on vinyl (Kevin Gray) and SACD. The reviewer claims
    it k ills his old CD. Do you buy the SACD and download it and sell it?
    I noted that you have sold off your media.

    Further, is HD downloads or streaming the game for you now?
  • tophatjohnnytophatjohnny Posts: 2,674
    SIHAB wrote: »
    @tophatjohnny
    Good morning tophat. I don't think I was clear before. I do like your point
    of where people want to settle on sound quality. But I do have a question.

    For example, say you LOVE Miles Davis music. They have just re-released
    'Miles of Smiles' AAA on vinyl (Kevin Gray) and SACD. The reviewer claims
    it k ills his old CD. Do you buy the SACD and download it and sell it?
    I noted that you have sold off your media.

    Further, is HD downloads or streaming the game for you now?

    One for a PM. Give me a few
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  • dragon1952dragon1952 Posts: 4,693
    edited July 14
    I always listen to albums, except in the car where I use my DAP on shuffle. Maybe I tend to listen to albums because a) that's what we did back then, and b) I usually don't buy a CD unless I like the entire album, and c) I don't tend to listen to modern stuff where most of it does suck :^ )
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  • SIHABSIHAB Posts: 1,516
    I don't want to become my father (Glenn Miller), so I try to
    stretch my musical horizons. It's easier talking to kids about
    what they listen to.
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,958
    F1nut wrote: »
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    What does ripping have to do with attention span? Any idea how many hours I've spent ripping my CD's to disk? If anything it takes way less effort to stick with a CD player and just plop a CD in :^ /

    My thought based on a lot of comments I've read is that people who have ripped music tend to bounce around from song to song/artist to artist instead of listening to an entire album from start to finish.

    Oh and that makes total sense!! Ahh not! It's called the millions and millions of people that listen to what's called the radio.
    Sure, listening to an entire album has its place in all of our lives but selecting 250+ of my favorite albums and then selecting the shuffle feature mixes it all up (lol is that a buzz kill? ) so one can enjoy all of the music but not all from one artist over and over is like a personal radio station with no DJ or commercials which is just short of amazing...
    And I think it's called variety for the attention deficit population .

    In with 69😂🎩

    "All about that 🎶 music"

    So, you do have ADD......got it.
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  • machonemachone Posts: 1,134
    It depends on my mood.
    Sometimes I listen to an entire album side.
    Sometimes I listen to tracks.
    But I have always done this all the way back to 8 track.
    Ripped digital is just more convenient and in my system it is the best source. It is the best source because that is were I put the research and money.
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  • gudnoyezgudnoyez Posts: 7,048
    edited July 14
    I'm a full album kind of guy, unless the Wife is at the helm which she was this morning. I like Chris Rea and dont mind her Chris Rea playlist, it's just that when she plays Fool If you think its over multiple times I go somewhat insane.
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  • tophatjohnnytophatjohnny Posts: 2,674
    F1nut wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    dragon1952 wrote: »
    What does ripping have to do with attention span? Any idea how many hours I've spent ripping my CD's to disk? If anything it takes way less effort to stick with a CD player and just plop a CD in :^ /

    My thought based on a lot of comments I've read is that people who have ripped music tend to bounce around from song to song/artist to artist instead of listening to an entire album from start to finish.

    Oh and that makes total sense!! Ahh not! It's called the millions and millions of people that listen to what's called the radio.
    Sure, listening to an entire album has its place in all of our lives but selecting 250+ of my favorite albums and then selecting the shuffle feature mixes it all up (lol is that a buzz kill? ) so one can enjoy all of the music but not all from one artist over and over is like a personal radio station with no DJ or commercials which is just short of amazing...
    And I think it's called variety for the attention deficit population .

    In with 69😂🎩

    "All about that 🎶 music"

    So, you do have ADD......got it.

    😂😂😂Killing me brother. Much love and you know this!!-
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,958
    Back at ya B)
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 3,588
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 31,642
    I'm one of those guys too that hasn't listened to a whole album since '77. Maybe Bostons first album I did. I just won't waste time on songs I don't like, booze I don't like, food I don't like, and women I don't like.
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  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 3,392
    tonyb wrote: »
    I'm one of those guys too that hasn't listened to a whole album since '77. Maybe Bostons first album I did. I just won't waste time on songs I don't like, booze I don't like, food I don't like, and women I don't like.

    You've never ended up liking a song that at first you didn't? I have many songs that I like, or appreciate, now after hating them at first. They grow on me.
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