Lunch Trance – 2022-11-09 – Top of the Week

Story time! I have this wonderful 32” 4k screen (Samsung U32Jsomething) but from the start it has been behaving slightly weird: sometimes it would go black and lose connection to the MacBook (resulting in resolution changes and stuff) and after a few seconds come back and pretend nothing happened. I bought it second-hand so I thought, “well, you get what you pay for” and ignored it because it didn’t happen very often, and usually right after waking the computer up so it was a part of the ritual and thus acceptable.

Last night, however, it started doing it way more often, and most importantly, every time I started an EVE Online client!

Unacceptable!

I spent the whole evening debugging; I tried swapping cables, USB hubs, computers, everything. In every combination that included the screen, the screen exhibited the faulty behaviour. I didn’t really expect anything else, seeing that it did this already with a different MacBook years ago and has been with me for longer than the USB hubs I have been using with it but, you know, hope dies last.

Anyway. A new screen has been ordered (like, actually new this time) and it will arrive on Friday, when I’m in home office, giving me time to install it properly. 😀

However, that whole episode took away most of the prep time for the show I had scheduled for yesterday evening so the final track selection was a bit rushed when I got home from work earlier. Luckily we only had 14 new entries this week, all of which I played. Take a listen!

Next show is going to be next week, on Wednesday, November 16th, at 🕖 19:00 CET/UTC+1.

You can download the show here, and this is the playlist:

OffsetArtistTitle
00:00:00Andrew BayerOn Tape
00:07:34Andrew Bayer, Red DragonsDNA
00:12:42Alison May, Andrew BayerMidnight
00:17:57ProtocultureSubmerged
00:22:01Super8 & TabHorizon
00:26:02FuenkaAdagio for Strings
00:32:04Giuseppe Ottaviani, Jess BallSilhouettes & Outlines
00:36:18BT, Caitlin Charters, Ilan BluestoneRun
00:40:27ANG, Mark SixmaSong of the Sirens
00:43:19BTFlaming June (Dan Thompson Remix)
00:48:42HALIENEUnderneath My Skin (Nifra Remix)
00:53:33Andrew BayerLet Go
00:58:28Vintage & MorelliCrossroads
01:03:35Temple OneVivid Motion
01:08:10Elevven, Sarah MarkShallow (Daniel Kandi Remix)
01:11:16Will AtkinsonSeventh Heaven (Alex Di Stefano Remix)
01:17:42C-SystemsCrusader
01:20:57Kym Ayres, TechnikalMore & More (Yoshi & Razner Remix)
01:26:23Everlight, Tasso, The ResistanceFreakin’
01:31:26Sarah Russell, Steve DekayFragile Flame
01:36:04Robert NicksonRocket Surgery
01:40:27Alex Holmes, Darren O’BrienBeyond the Sky (Allen Watts Remix)
01:45:04Darren PorterTerraforming (Madwave Remix)
01:49:27Caleb Golston, Fisical Project, Sue McLarenNew Dawn
01:53:20BiXXStart Again
01:57:51ParadiseSee the Light (David Nimmo Remix)
02:01:35Paul DentonRecoil
02:06:00ActivaJourney Home (John O’Callaghan Remix)
02:11:30Allen WattsDynamo
02:16:01Bryan KearneyKaia
02:20:39Peetu SHalloween
02:25:23ShugzXTC

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