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Delete currently playing song from iTunes

Is there anyway to make a global shortcut, via Automator or anything, so I can quickly delete currently playing song from iTunes? I know how to delete a song from iTunes. What I want is to create a ...
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Does this MP3 file match this streaming audio?

I downloaded "Musopen - The Complete Chopin Collection". I would like to check my guess that each of these 20 MP3s from the Preludes Opus 28 is from the performances by Ivan Ilic. I linked to where ...
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Block scroll in fast-forward/rewind bar in AIMP

I'm using AIMP audio player. How can I block scrolling in AIMP so that it won't fast-forward/rewind when I play music? It's irritating when I want to turn up/down the volume with my mouse wheel but ...
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Maps Documents, Pictures, Music and Videos are on the same location. How to change that?

All maps (Videos, Pictures, Music and Documents) n my windows 8.1 have same location C:\Users\Jdoe and now when I change location of Pictures to C:\Users\Jdoe\Pictures, all other maps (Videos, Music, ...
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Yu yureka Headphone Music error [migrated]

I have a yu yureka with cyanogen 12.Headphones worked fine until yesterday while i was hearing music but suddenly it stopped i even restarted,Headphones work fine sound also works through headphones ...
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Some album art messed up iTunes

I bought some music from the itunes Store, I noticed yesterday when I did the usual sync to my iPod Touch it uploaded the wrong album art for some of the records, not sure how many, I havent' gone ...
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What is better from a quality and volume perspective: to connect a phone, tablet or laptop to a receiver?

I want to connect one of my devices to an older analog receiver to play music at a party, so I expect relatively loud volumes. Does it matter in terms of quality and/or volume if I connect my phone, ...
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Removing a substring between track number and title

I need help with a little bit of bash trickery. In organizing my music collection I've come across a set of tracks which are named in the format %track%. %artist% - %title%.%extension% How can I ...
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Why does iTunes display a different total play length and size in the status bar in different views?

In iTunes 12 (.4.0.119) different total play length times and total media sizes are displayed in the status bar when in different views of the same media type, music. For example; when in album grid ...
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Global columns playlist sorting script for Foobar2000?

I use Columns UI and Columns Playlist, and there is a sorting algorithm that is prioritizing artist name above all else, so it's messing up the track order and putting them in a 2,4,6,8,1,3,5,7 order. ...
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Why do headphones/speakers go quiet when bass is played? [closed]

Its happened to everyone, your playing an awesome song, then the drop comes and everything goes quiet. Why is it that cheap headphones/speakers are unable to play low bass sounds? And why don't ...
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Apple Music skipping through songs

Few days ago I noticed iTunes skipping through songs. I didn't really understand what was happening so I started investigating: Different networks make no difference no problem with my router / ...
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Music performance setup - with HDD + SSD + more SSDs?

Question: I'm aware that the OS runs much faster on an SSD than on a HDD. I'm still confused though. I want to do live DJing with my computer. Essentially l need to simultaneously do 3 things very ...
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Vlc Player's Media library does not add all files in a folder

when i add a folder to the Vlc media library, it does not add all the files in that folder
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Set music sound to fixed level in linux

I listen to classical music at work to isolate myself from noise, but classical goes low and high so I need a way to fix the level of sound so when the music goes low the sound goes up and vice versa, ...
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Copy all files contained in a *.mpcpl (Media Player Classic Playlist) file

I have a Windows Media Player Classic Playlist file with thousands of songs selected from many folders on HDD. I want to copy all of those files to my USB flash drive. How can I do that? Is there an ...
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Download entire webpage (including its contents) from archive.org [duplicate]

There is a page which I want to download entirely. (vaporwave.me) It went offline in 2015, and I can only access the archived version of it in wayback machine. But I'm planning to make a mirror of it, ...
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Music loses quality when playing at the same time

well the problem is that when i play a steam game for example, i usually listen to the radio, i use VLC for this, it works perfectly until i open the game. When i open the game apparently looks like ...
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How to connect music system speakers to computer?

I have an old stereo system lying around, I am thinking of connecting it to my computer/television. However the main unit of the system is no longer working. How can I use the stereo speakers with my ...
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How to remove Soundcloud numbers from MP3 files?

I used jDownloader to download a bunch of songs from Soundcloud but each MP3 has a underscore followed by a unique set of numbers. Song1_92839839.mp3 _92839339 Song2.mp3 Song _92835559 ...
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M3U - Create a playlist containing folder

Is it possible to add a folder to a m3u-playlist? Instead of having to write every single entry to the file, it could just to it automatically when used by a program. On the wikipedia of M3U, an ...
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Why does iTunes download different version of my existing songs

Frequently, iTunes will download an album version or an alternate version of a song that I already have. I think it does this whenever I play a song that iTunes thinks I should have their version. At ...
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Merging MP3 meta-tag info from multiple copies of the same song

diiI'm consolidating libraries of MP3 music. The same song (identical bit rate, encoding frequency) is in different libraries differing only in the meta-tag data. The duplicates songs all copies of ...
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Re-route Midi from one program to another

I have a (closed-source) program on Windows which is able to output music as Midi. I want to write software, to be run on the same PC, which uses this Midi data as input. I figured I could do this ...
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How to recreate a playlist on iTunes from a flashdrive folder without copying the files back into iTunes

I need to recreate a playlist which was deleted when someone reimported my iTunes library. The playlist is a result of literally years of adding and deleting music to my taste. The important thing to ...
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Search all tags in an mpd library

I'm interested in using MPD as my main music playing application, but I really want to be able to search by record label/music publisher (TPUB for mp3 or ORGANIZATION for flac/ogg). does mpd support ...
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Gnome music pop-up window on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Gnome music on a Ubuntu 14.04 system with Unity desktop. However, there is a peculiar issue. Every time I play a song several windows pop up (six same windows for each song). So ...
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Spotify not downloading songs for offline mode?

So, lately I decided I want to have some Spotify playlists in offline mode. It successfully downloaded one song, and now all the others just have that little 'syncing' icon. It has been days since I ...
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Why doesn't Windows Explorer support directly copying WAV files from Music CDs?

As far as I understand, Music CDs are nothing more than some metadata along with a bunch of WAV files. So why doesn't Windows (by default) allow one to copy WAV files from a CD?
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Do most music CDs contain the needed info about their tracks?

I see that many audio players (I mean multimedia software like Winamp or Foobar2000) have the ability of searching music information on databases like CDDB. Shouldn't such info already be available on ...
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browsing music in cover art in vlc

Is it possible to activate a cover art view for the music library in vlc? I mean something like you can see in iTunes. I am running vlc under osX and I can't find the appropriate preference.
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How can I tell Windows to route music through a Bluetooth headset which is designed for phone calls only?

I'm using Spotify to play music on a Windows 10 laptop. I do own a Bluetooth headset, but it's a single-earpiece monaural headset. It's designed for phone calls, not for playing music. How can I ...
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Search on WMPlayer Now Playing list

I'm currently creating a playlist for a school play on Windows Media Player 12. It can at least consist of 200 short-length songs (1 minute at the least). I just want to create a predetermined list of ...
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Insert song times and pointers into mp3 full album

I have a full album in mp3, 50 minutes of music. I need some strategy to give it a way to easily navigate trought the album songs, being able to choose song. This would allow a more productive ...
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Is there a way to sync Google Music likes with Last.fm loved tracks?

The question title is quite self-descriptive. I use both services and tired of manually "like" song in both. Is the desirable action achievable through the IFTTT recipe or something else?
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Cortana music search: How to access historical searches beyond last 10?

Question: How can I access an exhaustive list of my historical Cortana music searches, either programmatically or through some kind of GUI? Background: My favorite Cortana feature is (the somewhat ...
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How to do ReplayGain for music videos?

I have a playlist of several music videos, but the videos have different loudness. I want to play the playlist so that the loudness of each video would be the same, without the need to manually ...
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Linux music players that allows to delete current file from disk

Which Linux music players, allow easy deletion of the currently played song from disk using a key combination or a few mouse movements and button presses? The players should accept one or multiple ...
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iTunes song in Playlist but not in “Music”

First of all: I disabled Apple Music in the settings now I have an album of "The Weeknd" like so (Bought via apple): I sync all my songs via good old cable syncing and a Playlist which is the source ...
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Exclude an specific subfolder on Windows Media Player library

I have the following directory for my public music files: That Public Music directory have at least contains 100 different Artist having each a respective sub-directory. Those music files that is ...
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How can I search in the playlist for a song in Mediamonkey?

I want quickly select and play a song from my current playlist. But all I can do is search the entire library, music (whatever that is). but Not my current playlist My playlist is right, I just ...
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Music album art not showing up: How to reset?

I have added album art to all my songs, but they’re not showing up. I think I need to clear some directory of its content, but am not sure which one. I also appended some album art through Windows ...
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Moving foobar2000 to another drive (+ cant listen to previous music, + global hotkeys not working all the time)

I have foobar2000 as well as ALL of my music on I: drive. Now if I would simply copy all my music along with foobar to my C: drive, my music wouldnt be played as foobar2000 would read it I:\something\...
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Can I change my play order based on date?

I noticed when playing videos/music (using media player classic) and viewing image files, JPEGs, GIFs (using Windows Photo Viewer for JPEGs, and 7GIF for .gif extension files since Windows 7 doesn't ...
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How can I batch convert FLAC to MP3 while retaining the directories, within a different directory?

I have my music organized as Music\Lossless\Artist\Album and Music\Lossy\Artist\Album. I want to convert everything in the lossless folder to MP3 or AAC, have them retain their Artist\Album ...
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Create a M3U Playlist With MP3 Music Files

I would like to create an m3u playlist for my website which will be at domain/music/Playlist.m3u (example). I need to put the mp3 files in the directory domain/music/ in the playlist so that it will ...
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How do I find songs that I've hearted/favorited in Apple Music?

If I'm listening to a song and I click/tap the ♥︎ icon, is there a list of these anywhere? I know if I Add to My Music I can get to these by making a smart playlist where Loved is true. But about for ...
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How to copy music collection to Windows Phone 8 from Linux

So I recently received a Lumia 520. How can I install music from my existing collection to Windows Phone? Difficulty level: I don't have a Windows "host" for it. I've got Fedora Linux on my laptop. ...
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Sony CDs and “Rootkit scandal”

I recently bought a secondhand copy of a CD that was part of the Sony "Rootkit Scandal" in 2005. I assume it to be infected until proven otherwise. Am I safe to try to rip this on my PC with modern AV ...
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MPD - Hosting a server then playing music from a web client

I have a computer at home which runs mpd, and I have a client on that computer (locally) that can play music to my headphones. I want to be able to use a web client to access my mpd server, and then ...