CHAPTER 20 Modding Music

In many modern households, music is now an all-digital affair where the CDs have been packed away and the tunes now exist as digital files playable only on a PC or a portable digital music device, such as an iPod or Zune. My own music collection has been all-digital for quite a while, and I wouldn’t even consider going back to physical media.

Not that I eschew CDs altogether. I still purchase them for albums I really like because I get complete control over how I copy that music to my PC (pending whatever digital rights management hurdles have to be cleared).

Whether you’re in the process of ...

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