Making a Lot of CD-R’s Lately
For whatever reason, my CD burner has decided to work decidedly faster than it used to lately – frequently reaching speeds of 31x speed. So, I only used to be able to burn 5 or 6 a night, as it took such a long time. On a recent day, I burned a full wallet of 24 titles.
As I have sometimes said, this is how I listen to my CD collection – in my Suzuki. Each weekend has a drive to and from
We can listen to a lot of the same stuff, too. I do make discs without regard to what I think she will think of it, because I know a lot of the time I am alone in the car (or with Joe-san, who doesn’t care too much what is played). I do not bombard her with Frank Zappa or British jazz. And I do sometimes try to think of what she might like to hear (or not object to).
I have such a long history of girlfriends / ex-wife who do / did not share my musical tastes. I still maintain that there are no female Stump fans. And it is my experience that Elvis Costello must have a predominantly female fanbase. Yes, I know male E.C. fans – several of them. I gave Dorothy whatever Elvis Costello pieces that I had in my collection – a “Veronica” UK 3” CD Single – and a ton of his music videos.
I have sometimes had the idea that I should make more compilation CD-R’s and actually get rid of some of my CD’s. I actually feel like the days are numbered for CD’s, so not planning on getting rid of anything other than duplicates or stuff I bought to re-sell. What happens when everything is Down-load only? Yuck.
So, I make a lot of CD’s to play in my Suzuki. I also want to have my old Sony MiniDisc installed (mainly for the ability to play MDLP discs).
Just the other day, Dorothy & I were talking about the old cassette Walkman. I distinctly remember sitting on trains in