Monthly Archives: April 2007

Ambisonia detail page design option A

I have no training in graphic design… but I’ve been doing all the graphic design on ambisonia.com. I’m getting better at it, I learn mainly by copying sites which I think do things well. The top of the front page … Continue reading

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Ableton and Cycling74 partnership

I see this news as being potentially very very good for ambisonics. My setup for authoring ambisonics is Ableton Live connected to PureData… I do all the composing/sound design in Ableton …. and all the tricky ambisonic processing in PureData. … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 widget dilemma

I’ve been looking at ratings widgets. I need one on ambisonia.com because currently people see the most downloaded section as a measure of whether something is good or not. But people cant judge whether a recording is good or not … Continue reading

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Better results with Google ads

I dug around a bit in the Google adsense doc and found that there are some tags which I can place around specific content to signpost to google that it should focus on that data. <!– google_ad_section_start –> … <!– … Continue reading

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Monday morning, April 12th 2007

I am officially unemployed, as of tomorrow morning. This means I am officially working on ambisonia.com full time. This is exciting, very exciting. …  but it is also quite quite stressful, because now I’m living off my mortgage … and … Continue reading

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Ambisonia.com V3.0 screenshot

So this is a screenshot of ambisonicbootlegs V3.0 or ambisonia V1.0… Its more professional looking but it has Information Architecture problems. I asked a few people who had never seen the site before to tell me what they thought it … Continue reading

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Ambisonic bootlegs V 2.0 screenshot

For posterity’s sake, here is the V 2.0 design before the name change to ambisonia.com. There’s a lot of text there …. less than the V3.0 design (first ambisonia.com design). What I like about this deisgn is the 2 word … Continue reading

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User Generated content threat to media industry

 Well, its not really…. its not a threat to the media industry, it is becoming the media industry. I guess you could say it is a threat to the old media industry. Article here. “Media and entertainment executives see the … Continue reading

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Why would someone buy the CD when you can download free

OK, so 2 posts ago I made a list of all the reasons why someone might purchase a CD instead of downloading for free…. and I missed probably the most important one. Many users will opt to purchase an Audio … Continue reading

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“Bring the people and we’ll take care of the rest”

Wow. Its a really impressive business model, what these t-shirt people have. All I needed to do was upload some images, choose a few t-shirts to publish the images on, and link to the purchase page from ambisonia.com. For about … Continue reading

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