G5 Optimized LAME

LAME is my perferred MP3 encoder, but it’s kind of slow, even on my dual-cpu G5. Now, the G4 and G5 processors have a special instruction set called Altivec which should, in theory, speed up certain tasks. Photoshop, Final Cut Pro and even Apple’s own iTunes take advantage of this. LAME does not, but I […]

Top 10 of 2004

Right, so I’m a month late. But I finally figured out that iTunes could make me a list of what really were my favorite songs of 2004. Just create a smart playlist with Year=2004 limit to 10 songs sorted by most often played. Rob Gordon would be so proud. 10. Verse Chorus Verse (Outtake, 1991) […]