"Trials and Tribulations": IV

Trials and Tribulations (IV)

I didn’t really want to touch this series (I, II, III) for a while, but recent developments have just pushed me over the edge again, so I think it’s time for part IV.I think I

Chris Rea: Blue Guitars (cover).

Chris Rea: “Blue Guitars”

I have to admit that I have never held a project in my hands like this one. I do have boxed sets collecting an artist’s entire output that can’t match this one, I have label

CD-sleeves save space

CD Sleeves

As a collector it doesn’t take all that long to reach the point at which your marriage is in danger and your social life falls apart, and all of that just because you are running

Copy-protected CDs suck.

Dear Blue Note, Sony, and EMI

After many years of annoyance, today I have finally decided to stop buying your CDs. This decision didn’t come lightly and I can assure you that I thought long and hard about it, but the

Billie Holiday (Columbia).

The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia

God, I don’t know how often I hit the various online shops to check for prices … until I managed to snatch up a copy for 60 Euro on Amazon.fr. In December of 2004, Christmas

IKEA "Benno" CD and DVD storage system

IKEA Benno gives more head

When I have a look at my site statistics (and to be quite honest, I rarely do that), I notice that my short description of using the IKEA Ivar system to store my CDs is