Archive | March 2007
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This week we return to that late-80′s Washington, DC sound. In the early 90′s, I was so into the DC music scene that I could tell you the member of just about every band going back to 1980, and I could count on one hand the number of Dischord Records releases I did not own, […]
In 1991 I was playing drums with Crain, having just recorded our Speed LP, and heading out on a month-long, coast-to-coast, book-your-own tour in a big-ass 70′s Dodge Ram extension van. Our first stop on the tour was in Washington, DC, where we had some studio time at Inner Ear Studio, and where we were […]
A post over at TechCrunch pretty much sums up my feeling of the music industry today. Things have gotten completely ridiculous, with the RIAA now suing their customer base, strongarming them into settling out of court, and doing all of this based on IP addresses, for crying out loud. People want music the way it […]
I’m gonna start something ambitious here, and feature a Song Of The Week. The songs I’m picking will likely be from way off the beaten path, but are songs that I think need to be heard for one reason or another. The first song I am going to feature is by a band called The […]
For the last few weeks, the techie blogs have been circulating stories about how Microsoft Windows Vista can be installed and used for free for 120 days. You see, Microsoft gives you 30 days to try it out for nothing, but then they will disarm it and require you to purchase a license to continue […]
After managing to get Tomcat5.5 working with Apache2 using mod_jk, my next venture was to enable SSL using a self-signed certificate in Tomcat. This proved to be quite a task. The system I’m setting up is running RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.4. I installed all the official RedHat RPM’s to get Tomcat and Apache talking together […]