This month in digital music libraries - July 2023
This month there’re more new apps for music storage and playback, more nefarious streaming company antics, CD store day and a big move for self-hosters by Intel.
A new app for Home Assistant users for music playback:
… meanwhile, “Festival” is a new music player:
When the track in your playlist is not all it seems…
My friends long looked at me like I was crazy for insisting on local storage and file ownership but I am sad to report that my position has lately been making a lot of sense to them— No War But Class War (@DelibrtlyObtuse) July 12, 2023
CD Store Day is on its way
Will the CD revival ever reach vinyl’s level? Probably not, but it still speaks to library ownership.
The future’s FLAC
A good move by Tidal to adopt FLAC as its hi-res codec.
Intel to stop making NUCs
Big news for self-hosters.
Lots of music collectors used these to build and play music collections - still, there are a number of alternatives @Beelinkofficial #HpEliteMini et al https://t.co/fRqSZcgd28 pic.twitter.com/ugUEmM2Rzs— bliss (@bliss_music) July 27, 2023