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Moving from the personal to the public, some mixtapes are meant to broadcast, not serenade.

Most people have a friend or workmate who is always trying to get them to listen to “this great new band”. The original Social Network app, a good mixtape can build more bridges than the Roman army.

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Hands up if you’ve ever made or received a mixtape. Keep your hand up if it was for/from someone you fancied. Keep it up if it worked.

If you’ve still got your hand up (figuratively, at least) then I guarantee that you’ll be able to name at least one song from that mixtape, if not the entire tracklisting.

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I broke the first rule of Blog Club: keep blogging.

Sincere apologies to everyone who read my first blog and has been patiently awaiting the next installment (especially my dear, dear fans (10) who signed up to e-mail updates)

Anyway, I’m back. And the good news is that I did actually install my first home DS system as planned and have spent the last few months listening to my favourite albums in ‘DS quality’.

I did at least keep detailed notes and have lots of content drafted, which means there’s plenty of updates pending, including this bumper edition. So, in a Lost-style flashback, let me take you back to coming home for the weekend with a brand new Majik DS-I, RipNAS, an iPad and the latest Homeplugs with wireless…

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Welcome to my first blog post!

I have a confession to make…I don’t yet have a Linn DS System at home. As a (valued) member of the Linn Marketing team this is tantamount to dereliction of duty, I know, but lack of funds and wilful baby-raising can be no permanent barrier to the forces of progression…

Therefore, this blog will be a personal record of my transition from a traditional hi-fi system based around a cd player to an all-singing, all-dancing Linn DS system. I aim to bring more music, and more new music especially, into my home, perfectly reproduced in the highest quality possible and with the simplest and most enjoyable user experience for everyone in the family (including our little 1-year old delight/terror).

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  • The Streets - Computers & Blues
  • The Vaccines - What did you expect...
  • Joni Mitchell - Blue
  • Mumford & Sons - Sigh no more
  • Sam Cooke - Live at the Copacabana