The Next Track, Episode #34 — The Cloud vs Syncing: Pros & Cons

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxWe take a look at the pros and cons of syncing music to your portable device versus using the cloud to store your music.

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The Next Track, Episode #34 – The Cloud vs Syncing: Pros & Cons

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxWe take a look at the pros and cons of syncing music to your portable device versus using the cloud to store your music.

Listen to The Next Track: Episode #34 — The Cloud vs Syncing: Pros & Cons.

Find out more, and subscribe to the podcast, at The Next Track website. You can follow The Next Track on Twitter at @NextTrackCast, to keep up to date with new episodes, and new articles from the website.

The Next Track, Episode #33 – This Was the Year that Was, 2016

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxIn this special, one-hour, year-end episode, we feature clips from some of our more popular episodes. If you’re just discovering The Next Track, this highlight reel will give you an idea of the topics we cover in the show.

Listen to The Next Track: Episode #33 – This Was the Year that Was, 2016.

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The Next Track, Episode #32 – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about DACs (Digital-Analog Converters)

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxChris Connaker of the Computer Audiophile website explains what a DAC is, how it works, and a whether you need one. (And how you already have lots of them.)

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Podcast Recommendations: Julian Barnes on BBC 3 The Essay, Discussing How He Has Changed His Mind

400x400bbBBC Radio 3 has a series called The Essay, which consists of brief essays read by their authors.

Two weeks ago, they had a series of five essays by Julian Barnes, discussing how he has changed his mind over the years. He looks at memory, words, politics, books, and time.

These are fascinating texts, delicately read by Barnes, who, if you’ve read his work, is a master of subtlety. All five of these essays address interesting questions, and are well worth listening to.

The Next Track, Episode #31 – Jim Dalrymple of The Loop on Apple Music

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxWe welcome Jim Dalrymple of The Loop to discuss his experiences with Apple Music.

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The Next Track, Episode #30 – Christmas Gift Guide

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxWhy not spread a bit of holiday cheer? Doug and Kirk pick their selections for great Christmas gifts.

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The Next Track, Episode #29 – Tagging Digital Audio Files

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxDoug and Kirk explain everything you need to know about tagging your digital audio files.

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The Next Track, Episode #28 – Music and Mystery: Author Peter Robinson on Music in His Novels

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxAuthor Peter Robinson joins us to discuss how he uses music in his DCI Banks series of mystery novels.

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The Next Track, Episode #27 – Composing Music for Stage and Screen, with Paul Englishby

The Next Track Blue Flat Button2 400pxPaul Englishby talks about composing music for stage and screen, including the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new production of The Tempest.

Listen to The Next Track: Episode #27 — Composing Music for Stage and Screen, with Paul Englishby.

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