Creating on-the-fly MP3 playlists on the NMT

All I wanted was a way to quickly and easily get some music going on my nice home theater through my Popcorn Hour, preferably with a “shuffle” option — start it up and let it run. I built a custom PHP script to do just that.

Posted by Curtis Gibby on March 1st, 2011

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Words and Music by Nathan

Nathan has gotten the hang of several words recently.   He’s had “uh-oh” down pat for quite some time, but now he’s branching out: “Wa-wa” (water), “Na-na” (banana, his most-requested food), “Apo” (apple), “Da-da”, “Hi”, “Up”, “Anen” (at the end of prayers, with arms crossed nonetheless), and my favorite — “E-I-E-I-O”. He also really likes […]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on May 11th, 2009

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Pandora Rox!

A while back I wrote about the web service I was using to listen to music at work, MediaMaster.   (It’s also much better now than I imply in that blog entry — they now have a newer Flash-based browswer service that’s not slow and clunky, my main complaints before.) But a few weeks ago, […]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on November 14th, 2008

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Cool web service: MediaMaster (a.k.a. music music everywhere)

I’ve been using a cool service online called MediaMaster — it lets you upload your music collection to their site and listen to it anywhere (using either their online player or streaming it to your own desktop music application). Best of all it’s free! I find the interface for organizing the music online really clunky […]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on June 11th, 2007

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LDS Music – Seminary Soundtracks on MP3

For years, the LDS Church has published the soundtracks to its seminary videos on CD. But a few months ago, they decided to let anyone download any or all of the songs in MP3 format from the internet for free. You can get all four albums at this site:,17631,6611-1,00.html. Right now, I’m listening to […]

Posted by Curtis Gibby on June 2nd, 2006

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