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Favorite Albums of 2016

Here we are again. One year done again. It got quite quiet here. Three articles. Nothing more. But I won’t apologize or promise to do better. Often I feel the …
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Kinder & Grenzen

Die Aussage „Kinder brauchen Grenzen“ ist eine These, die so wie sie steht keinen Halt hat. Immer dann, wenn ein Kind etwas tut, das eine andere Person nicht m…
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Music for Anna

You asked me to write down some recommendations because you liked the music I was playing while you were around. So here it is. Not on a piece of paper, though…
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Uberspace With Multiple Domains

A couple of months back I got myself an Uberspace, a German hosting provider. I moved my sites to HTTPS, got rid of that subdomain (hey.kleinfreund.de) and set…
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Favorite EP’s of 2015

Now a short segment where I list my favorite EP’s from the year. I felt like splitting my favorite records into albums and EP’s since they’re often very differ…
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Favorite Albums of 2015

Now the big one. My ten favorite albums of the year 2015. It’s been a great year for music. I listened to more different music than ever before. These are the …
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Favorite Tracks of 2015

Hey there everyone, it’s List Week already. So without further ado, here are my twenty favorite tracks released in 2015. 20. Vallis Alps – Young 19. Death …
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BEATSOFREEN: Slowly Rising

This music video was directed and animated by Hideki Inaba. It blends fauna into flora and vice versa. It’s colorful and calming. Beautiful.
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Nicolas Ménard: Loop Ring Chop Drink

“The mundane story of a heartbroken man, an online gambling addict, an alcoholic kleptomaniac and an anxious loner living in the same apartment building.”
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kleinerdrei: Dies ist keine Burka

Miriam hat bei keinerdrei über Hidschab, Niqab und Burka geschrieben. Kurz: Wir haben keine Ahnung, wovon wir reden. Der Artikel klärt auf. Danke.
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On Retiring iTunes – Alternatives in Sight?

iTunes has been and still is an invaluable piece of software for me. Compared to any other music player I’ve seen it has by far the best user interface. It loo…
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Luiz Henrique – Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben Jor Cover) (DieDerDas Rework)

Great edit of the Brazilian classic by DieDerDas with the original being recorded in 1963. Yes, it’s not Mais que nada.
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Laura Groves – Committed Language (EP) Review

In 2009, Laura Groves released her debut album Blue Roses under the same name on XL Recordings. Laura is also lead-singing in the band Nautic from London. In F…
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Backup configuration and dotfiles with Git and a shell script

A few months ago, the harddrive of my previous laptop died on me, but I could work on a Ubuntu partition I prepared for cases like this. Luckily, I kept a back…
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What have I bought on Bandcamp recently? (2)

Phew, I accumulated quite a lot of music purchases over the last couple of months. Time to talk to you about it. Fresh Cut Orchestra: The Mothers’ Suite, Move…
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Hey Valentin, so stellst du den Windows Store wieder her

Weil ich ein ganz sorgfältiger Vollprofi bin, habe ich deinen Laptop vor dem ersten Kontakt mit dir gründlich aufgeräumt. Dabei habe ich die ganze Müll-Softwar…
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DVA – NIPOMO (Video by Marek Partyš)

Funky music video for a funky tracks. Looks like a mixture of the Die Vögels Fratzengulasch video and a Cyriak production.
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What have I bought on Bandcamp recently? (1)

In the past couple of months I’ve bought as much music as never before. The reason is Bandcamp. They basically provide the most painless way of buying music on…
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Spring is coming

It’s time again. Not only is spring at the door but also a new year for the blog. The first entry was posted on 1st February 2014. Today is not the 1st Februar…
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Easy Owls

There are bad news. The domain musigh.com got suspended. This could mean that this beautiful chapter is now over. May the following tracks help you to get over…
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Try Satisfaction

There are good news. The domain musigh.com got renewed. Since there wasn’t any new music since spring 2014, have some of the tracks which got stuck with me the…
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Past Phil … (2)

… copied formatted text into the Notepad just to paste the unformatted text elsewhere. You’re probably going to wildy waving your hands in the air or spread t…
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Panda Bear – Boys Latin

Oh what a beautiful video by Encyclopedia Pictura. There is also a lot of making-of material on their site. Check it out!
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New Year’s Eve

We went for a walk, because surprisingly it snowed quite a bit after a not-so-white December. Although the temperatures were rising again it was cold enough. T…
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The Year

Almost done. This is my colorful potpourri of good things from this year. My favorite songs, albums, mixes, movies, print products ang games and one or two add…
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Weimar

Seit Anfang September wohne ich jetzt in Weimar. Ich studiere hier Medieninformatik und Nein, es ist nicht schlimm, wenn ihr mich das immer wieder fragt. Weim…
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The Klingon Empire and Wearables: Watch

I’m happy to hear that the Klingon Empire is catching up on the trend of wearables in time. But seriously now, can you please stop using  (U+F8FF) as a symbo…
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Past Phil … (1)

… didn’t know that one can export (and import!) the iTunes media library as a XML file by going to File > Library > Export Library. Instead when setting…
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Jekyll: Multilingual

One of the big ups of Jekyll is the luxutry of being able to work with GitHub Pages. Building a multilingual site is a bit harder, though. Using plugins is exc…
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Jekyll: Front Matter Defaults

With Jekyll 2 one can set default values for the front matter. Hooray! No more layout and language settings on posts for me. Version 2.3.0 refined this once ag…
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Projekttage Schilbach 2014

Einmal im Jahr lassen Schüler des BSZ e.o.plauen in der Projektwoche in Schilbach (Vogtland) im kreativen Sinne die Sau raus. In verschiedenen Workshops werden…
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The own camera

I have my own camera for a few months now. My first thought was in the direction of a cute mirrorless (Sony NEX-3N). One makes a couple of compromises in this…
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Website: marcografie.de

During the internships I had in my apprenticeship I worked at a local agency. Marco Müller is a photographer and wanted to get rid of his flash monstrosity of …
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Jekyll: Sitemap plugin with GitHub Pages

A Jekyll site with plugins only runs on GitHub Pages, if you compile locally. As of recently, atleast for creating a sitemap, this isn’t necessary anymore. On…
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Soundtracks

I don’t know about you, but my Steam library is stuffed with numerous, untouched games. I’m looking at you, Humble Bundle. Although omnipresent through shop an…
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Website: bbk-vogtland.de

The local art society Bund Bildender Künstler Vogtland e.V. got a redesign. The sites purpose is providing the necessary information about the society, its art…
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Website: artrudloff.de

I built artrudloff.de for my parents in 2012 to serve as a showcase for their work. Andreas is doing etchings, woodcuttings, aquarelles, poster artwork and dra…
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Music

People tend to use services like Spotify more and more these days. Some of them even use it exclusively. I still use iTunes. My media library is properly ta…
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The name is kleinfreund

Yes, Hello! Something happened in the last weeks. My first real personal and self-built website. Here it starts. It all began with the final project in our we…