[Nagnagnag] Re: Kirk XFM now mp3

Pat Slade pslade99 at hotmail.com
Fri May 2 10:01:56 EDT 2003

I personally have a strong aversion to seeing readily available material on 
the server.

My feeling is that it's there for folks to get that hard, and I do mean hard 
to find material, out of print, concerts, etc.  Wicky Wacky etc.  Non cd 
Alphaphone tracks.

I would be very unhappy if saw some Mute re-issue, Loopstatic, Creach etc. 
on there.

I know we have all traded this stuff for what seems forever, and most of the 
folks I've traded with we always did it to get it each other the tunes we 
hadn't run across yet ourselves.  We always managed to finally find the 
originals to buy.

I was very shocked and excited to run across the Yashar remixes last week on 
there.  But on the other hand it makes me feel very funny:  we are getting 
the material now before it has even hit the shops.  I know we are all true 
fans and will rush right out and get the vinyl, but...I don't know, but 
maybe people won't.  Maybe they think they don't need to buy it now.

Also, and I brought this up with Kiek, but once the whole server thing is 
out there, the log-ins are in the public domain as it were here at the 
naglist or cab club...they are out there.  My husband was downloading me 
some tracks from soulseek a few months ago, and someone sent him a mail and 
said:  you know you can get all this from this server and proceeded to give 
him all the log-in details.  I am on another ftp, and you do not get access 
until a lot of protocols are followed, everyone has their own log-in, of 
which none of the info is put on a mailing list, it's all done in private 

I am sorry to go on, these are just my thoughts.  I have expressed them to 
Kiek offlist, and to a few other unfortunate souls this week as well ;-)

What thinks the rest of you, I am really curious.


>From: JesseBaird at aol.com
>Reply-To: nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org
>To: nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org
>Subject: Re: [Nagnagnag] Re: Kirk XFM now mp3
>Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 22:51:11 -0400
>Thank you!  102mb is a bit out of hand and I had given up on downloading
>On another topic:
>Like most of you, I have a ton of CV material on vinyl, tape, and CD going
>back to 1978.  How do we know if we have something that might interest
>everyone, so we can propose uploading it to the server?   Is there 
>a criteria for what is approved?  Does it have to be out of print, for
>example, to be placed on the server?   The CV ouvre is so massive that it
>would probably take up 5 gigs of Keik's server if it was all there . . . 
>that at 128 mb.   I haven't counted in a long time, but when I did a year 
>2 ago I had more than 80 CV/RHK/Mallinder releases, and I don't have most 
>what is on the server (or anything involving post-CV Watson, for that
>matter).   So it would be a huge undertaking to list all releases we have
>for the purpose of knowing what I have that others might want (huge for me,
>anyway).  Any thoughts?
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Dominic Tracey" <domtracey at blueyonder.co.uk>
>To: <nagnagnag at hollyfeld.org>
>Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2003 1:52 PM
>Subject: [Nagnagnag] Re: Kirk XFM now mp3
> >
> > Quick message to let you know I have mp3'd the 102mb wav file on Kiek's
> > server - of the Kirk XFM broadcast down to a downloadable size of
> > 28mb... happy downloading!
> >
> > dom.
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