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Music on computer

  1. Mar 4, 2006 #1
    How large is your computer music library in terms of songs and the space they take up? I have just under 1600 songs and it takes up about 8.1 gigs, but I know people who have much more than that...a girl I went out with for awhile last year had over 5000 songs on her computer.
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    1000+ MP3's and about 3.5 GB (with album art).

    Mostly classic Rock & Roll from the 60's and 70's, with some from 80's, and some Jazz, Blues, Zydeco, Classical, Windham Hill, and International.

    I have a fairly decent CD collection, too!

    I also have my vinyl collection - still. :rolleyes: :cool: :biggrin:
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  4. Mar 4, 2006 #3
    70's rock was amazing....the guitar and bass lines were so much more intricate than the songs of today are, rush, led zeppelin, acdc, pink floyd etc...my dad keeps saying to me "your generation needs some of your own music".
  5. Mar 4, 2006 #4
    3 gbs, 800+ songs
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    Tell your dad, you've got

    Joe Satriani!

    Perhaps in the top 5 all time greats on electric guitar, and possibly the best ever technically.
  7. Mar 4, 2006 #6

    good call. I agree, except ac/dc because I just don't like them as much. but there are some bands nowadays that have intricate guitar and bass lines, like primus, the Melvins, Dream Theater (with John Petrucci, and John Myung), John Mclaughlin <-- he recruited this amazing french bassist in 1997, but I can't remember that dude's name, but he's on the level with Jaco Pastoris. Um, ya theres more but I can't name them off the top o' my head... does anyone here appreciate Frank Zappa? If you want to try listening to his music, I reccommend the album overnight sensation.

    oh yeah... I have 17.5 gigs which amounts to about 4000 songs
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    Zappa is great. I had a college mate who was into Zappa. Zoot Allures is a favorite album. I prefer his instrumental work and some of his improvisational stuff.

    Don't forget the Greatful Dead.

    As for McLaughlin, he has some really interesting work. He did a trio with Al Dimeola and Paco de Lucia. One of my favorite pieces is Oriental Blue Suite, which is a derivation of Dimeola's Oriental Blue.
  9. Mar 4, 2006 #8
    I have ~ 80Gig :) Plus numerous boxes of Vinyl, CD's
  10. Mar 4, 2006 #9
    We have our own music... Music is evolving all the time... But Pink Floyd are one of my favs. Its timeless music
  11. Mar 4, 2006 #10
    34 on my Mp3, All classical.

    500 on my comp, all classical.
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    36 gig (iPod limit is approaching!), and about 250 CD albums.
  13. Mar 4, 2006 #12
    Cool, I'll have to check that out.

    As for Zappa, I've been listening to you can't do that on stage anymore vol.1 and 2... my oh my, there is so much stuff in there that... that... I don't know!

    oh yeah... lets not forget Herbie Hancock
  14. Mar 5, 2006 #13
    The Wall is definately one of the most incredible albums ever...not only because the music is great but the story it tells...
  15. Mar 5, 2006 #14
    6,634 MP3s, 30.9 gig. Consists of just about everything, classical, jazz, rock, pop, Plus my CD collection passed 500 cds recently, so if I ever get around to putting all those on my computer...
  16. Mar 5, 2006 #15
    somewhere around 2800 songs, split between MP3, Ogg vorbis, AAC.
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    I have 8,019 songs, about 32 Gigs. Probably less. I have my own very organized 10 Gigs, about 2,719 music files, but i recently got 22 Gigs from someone else, so i'm sure there's plenty of duplicates.
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  18. Mar 6, 2006 #17
    WOW Anttech all I can say is that you must have spent a crap load of time ripping your CDs. I thought I spent too much time ripping my CDs, but you have 30 gigs more.

    So yeah I have 50 gigs of Mp3s with no videos.
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    And Vinyl :)
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  20. Mar 6, 2006 #19
    heh, this is what i was doing all weekend. ripped about 200 cd's, got another 75 or so to go and list of about 1200 songs to get from p2p. had about 1000 songs on the computer already. so far 19.6 gig's of mp3's. will be double that when i'm done.

    maybe enough to have a good radio station, and my taste is impeccable :wink:
  21. Mar 6, 2006 #20
    I have a few AAC files that I got from a friend and they won't play in Music Match Jukebox...do you know how I can convert them to mp3?
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