All posts by Volkher Hofmann

Volkher Hofmann (deus62) has been blogging on and off since the 1990s and is all that is left. He loves music, literature, drumming and, most of all, real life. He thinks the open web is much more important than social networks, closed-in ecosystems and other severely commercialized online endeavors.

Dusty Groove America.

Dusty Groove America

Online music forums of all types are full of whining people. With that I don’t mean the usual online trolls and freaks, but those that constantly complain that their wallet cannot sustain their addiction to

Kerdil, Frank (Denmark): "Groove" CD Holder


If you have rather large collections like I do, it’s always nice to have a smaller selection close to your stereo if the collection, which is often the case, is stored in a rather elaborate

Vismara (Italy): Frame 214 for CDs

Vismara: Frame 214

When surfing the Internet for CD storage systems two or three years ago, I came across a website by a company in Italy, Vismara in Milano. I didn’t dare ask about prices for the many

Can-Am Media Cabinets (USA)

Can-Am Cabinets (CD/DVD)

Going for Can-Am media cabinets will probably mean that you have to walk around nude for a year or two, they are that expensive. But they are also worth it. Of course, I don’t have



[Edit: “Jewlboxing” was discontinued in 2013.] I don’t remember when I stumbled over these, but it must have been when someone sent me a privately-produced promotional CD. To be quite honest, I didn’t much care

Brian: Discography Compilation Software.

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Most cataloging and archiving applications available today are really good at helping you fill out a million data fields, automatically look up a CD on the Internet or download covers. But they have one big