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.

New apps

A new app for Home Assistant users for music playback:

… meanwhile, “Festival” is a new music player:

Streaming bait-and-switch

When the track in your playlist is not all it seems…

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.

Photo by Bruno Bučar on Unsplash

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Dan Gravell

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