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Gary Reiner

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Gary Reiner has written 154 posts for Comfortably Numm

Unable to Burn Files to CDs After Upgrading to Linux Mint 19? – Here’s a Fix

Unable Burn CD’s Using Linux Mint 19? After upgrading to Linux Mint 19, you may encounter some problems burning files to CDs. Media apps such as Brasero, KD3, or Xfburn may not work properly. Some security settings and permissions need to be set to allow burning files to CDs.  Steps to Fix Problem Burning Files to CDs … Continue reading

Glide Into a Sonic Oasis with Tangerine Dream

Oasis Soundtrack Inspired by the American southwest, the Oasis soundtrack (1995, 52 minutes) is a wonderful collection of melodic, gently rolling songs.  At the time, Tangerine Dream consisted of the father and son team, Edgar Froese and Jerome Froese, and the album is a collaboration between them. Besides the video release of Oasis, the music was … Continue reading

Boston Red Sox are the 2018 Champs!

Boston won the 2018 World Series! The Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4 games to 1.

Linux Mint 19 Available Now… With Upgrade Path From Mint 18.3

Linux Mint 19 Now Available With this fresh update, Linux Mint continues to be among the leading Linux distributions, and is a compelling alternative to both Windows 10 and MacOS. Linux Mint 19 offers a clean, stable, secure Windows-like desktop environment, with long term support until 2023. Linux Mint is just as easy to use as … Continue reading

Dream Spiral – Enchanting Harp Music From Hilary Stagg

Dream Spiral (1991) 45 minutes Hilary Stagg Dream Spiral reflects the vision of a lucid dream Hilary Stagg experienced, wherein he created “an uplifting musical tapestry.” Through the gentle power of harp, accompanied by violin, keyboards and guitar, Stagg’s vision comes to life on this recording with deep, heart-felt sensitivity. . Hilary Stagg (1957-1999) Hilary Stagg (Real Music … Continue reading

Jeff Beck Performing This Week… Live At Ronnie Scott’s

Jeff Beck Performing This Week… Live At Ronnie Scott’s (2008) Standard CD 70 minutes Deluxe CD 1 hour 55 minutes Jeff Beck website / Wikipedia . . Power and Grace From the opening salvo of Beck’s Bolero and non-stop throughout the entire live performance, Jeff Beck’s signature sound pours out, filling your ears with a … Continue reading

Droplet Computing – Use Apps From Any Device, Any OS, Online/Offline

Droplet Computing Offers Freedom and Flexibility  Droplet Computing has developed an intriguing way to run old applications inside a modern web browser. Droplet is working to provide a universal container to allow users to run apps across multiple platforms. Windows and Linux apps running in a container on Chromebooks or Macbooks could soon be a … Continue reading

John Legend’s Music Video ‘A Good Night’ – Made With Pixel 2

‘A Good Night’ – Made With Google Pixel 2 John Legend’s new song is called ‘A Good Night’. The song is about finding your soul mate. Legend decided to take a creative leap when making the song’s music video. The video was captured entirely on a Google Pixel 2 smartphone. The Pixel 2’s camera is rated … Continue reading

Slider – Ambient Pedal Steel Excursion from Bruce Kaphan

Slider (2001, 57 min) Ambient Excursions for Pedal Steel Guitar Bruce Kaphan Slider is an atmospheric/ambient pedal steel guitar exploration of new possibilities for a never-fully-exploited instrument. The album achieves something rare in popular music – it puts a new face on pedal steel, and is a creative synthesis of ambient, pop, country, Indian, electronic music. Slider … Continue reading

EnTrance – Captiviating World Beat Music

EnTrance (1995, 45 min) Conrad Praetzel EnTrance means “to fill with rapturous delight” – which the recording definitely does. From the first cut, “Waking the Shadows” to “Petra”, and on to “Stone Soup”, the production is absolutely mesmerizing — it’s like a grand tour of some foreign outlying land. “Billed as Ambient World Beat, EnTrance is such … Continue reading

Major League Baseball

Boston Red Sox are the 2018 World Series Champions!

St. Louis Cardinals

Cards look forward to next year. Go Cards!

 

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