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by NightWash
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: This message board. Time for a change.
Replies: 39
Views: 3382

Re: This message board. Time for a change.

Was it just me or was the board down for everyone for a few days? We've been over this before, but if it's a question of cash to keep this place going, myself and plenty of others are more than willing to chip in. Nah, no worries. It was just a server crash at the provider bundled with a troublesho...
by NightWash
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Help needed - what is this?
Replies: 10
Views: 633

Re: Help needed - what is this?

Hm, did you ask this guy what it is? I would go for the comments section and simply ask (if its open, haven't checked). Usually you will get an answer.
by NightWash
Fri May 03, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3
Replies: 32
Views: 4453

Re: Erik Morse's book on Spacemen 3

Just fyi - the book is also available as ebook. Sure lacking the style of a physical copy bit the content should be the same :D
by NightWash
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: New Interview - blocked in EU
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: New Interview - blocked in EU

spacemanrich wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:33 pm
I forgot to ask why you can't get the link ? Is Brexit taking a bite ? Blame Teresa May ...
Nah, this is not Brexit but GDPR. Instead of handling the issue and implement the required rules to comply with the law they decided to simply block europeans from their site...
by NightWash
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Quadrophonic - 2 ears are not sufficient anymore
Replies: 0
Views: 960

Quadrophonic - 2 ears are not sufficient anymore

Looks great: My most prized vinyl possession — a quadrophonic album from synth genius @sevwave. "But wait", you ask… "how can you listen to quadraphonic sound on a record player?" The answer: the album came with decoder hardware (!!!) to hook your four speakers up to. 😍😍😍 https://t.co/ZhjfD3bXJ4 Fur...
by NightWash
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Down time
Replies: 3
Views: 4358

Re: Down time

Sorry for the 2nd downtime. I made a config error in the webserver configuration which caused it to not start after a maintenance reboot. No posts should be lost, except the unlucky poster hasn't finished when the server went down.

The problem is solved, happy posting again.
by NightWash
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Down time
Replies: 3
Views: 4358

Re: Down time

Hi, as written before, we are back in action. And as you may see we also used the unplanned "downtime" to bring some improvements to the board. The board software has been upgraded to the latest version and there has been also a small cleanup of inactive users. Sadly the old style was not compatible...
by NightWash
Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Banning of a forumite
Replies: 54
Views: 17466

Banning of a forumite

Hi,

i accidentially deleted the topic when i wanted to clean up the move of the thread (it existed in 2 forum - Music and here, where it belongs).

The action was not meant to stop this discussion, we are open to your comments.

Again sorry for the deletion.

N
by NightWash
Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: job hunting
Replies: 11
Views: 2097

Re: job hunting

So i really can't give you an answer where to start directly, but sometimes a change of your view might help to get the right idea. Take a look at http://freakonomics.com - i like the questions they ask and the answers they give. There are some episodes that might help you. I cross my fingers for yo...
by NightWash
Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:43 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: Wilco - free album
Replies: 7
Views: 825

Wilco - free album

For a limited time they seem to offer their album "Start wars" for free: http://wilcoworld.net/

No idea if it is worth listening, just wanted to share ;)
by NightWash
Thu Apr 16, 2015 7:58 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Inside Abbey Road
Replies: 0
Views: 759

Inside Abbey Road

by NightWash
Wed Apr 08, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: N E W - F O R U M - U R L
Replies: 4
Views: 4361

Re: N E W - F O R U M - U R L

The URL spiritualized.me stopped working yesterday. I will try to figure out what to do with it, meanwhile use our new URLs - they will stay for the moment.
by NightWash
Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:46 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: N E W - F O R U M - U R L
Replies: 4
Views: 4361

N E W - F O R U M - U R L - Update bookmarks NOW!

Hi all, again i ask you to update your bookmarks to http://spiritualized.band You can also use spiritualized.org, which will lead you to spiritualized.band. The old URL spiritualized.me will stop working soon! I am not sure if it will come back again, so you have some days left but change your bookm...
by NightWash
Mon Mar 16, 2015 9:03 am
Forum: Other
Topic: New server
Replies: 13
Views: 1403

Re: New server

Hotmail seems to work again - however mails are delivered to the Junk-Mail folder. Since it is not unusual that mails will be marked as spam (its not easy to tell spam from no-spam anymore) i will re-enable hotmail as a mail provider again. If you haven't received a notification email (with any prov...
by NightWash
Sun Mar 15, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: N E W - F O R U M - U R L
Replies: 4
Views: 3925

Re: N E W - F O R U M - U R L

Yes, you should use the new URL. I enabled the redirect again, but spiritualized.band is the actual link. I need to work a bit on spiritualized.me soon. It will be either redirecting you always or i may drop it completely.
by NightWash
Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: New server
Replies: 13
Views: 1403

Re: New server

After digging around with the problem of missing notifications i came up with 2 things: 1. There was a missing configuration on the board/URL side, which made spam filters think that those mails are not "official". I fixed this, mails should now arrive in the inbox (or directly filtered to notificat...
by NightWash
Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: New server
Replies: 13
Views: 1403

Re: New server

You can avoid having those messages in your spam folder if you add the sender of the notifications to your contacts (well, usually this works ;) ). Regarding increased spam: I can tell you almost for sure that it is not caused by this forum/server. I keep an eye on its activity and i am busy keeping...
by NightWash
Wed Mar 04, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: New server
Replies: 13
Views: 1403

Re: New server

Did you check your spam folder? It seems that messages get marked as spam. Not sure, why. Maybe the .band domain is not this common. If you have no messages in your spam/junk folders, it would be great if you could forward me the pms. If not, please pm me with as much details as you have. Especially...
by NightWash
Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: TalkTalk customers
Replies: 2
Views: 757

TalkTalk customers

Hi,

since most ppl here are based in the UK you might find this interesting: http://thehackernews.com/2015/02/TalkTa ... h.html?m=1

Good luck, hope you are still safe.
by NightWash
Sat Feb 21, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: New server
Replies: 13
Views: 1403

Re: New server

niamhm wrote:Now that your asking, I think it might be faster yes, didn`t realise you had changed server,
Thanks for the feedback :)

Btw. moved that one here to other, music is sure the most visited forum but definitely wrong ;)
by NightWash
Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: N E W - F O R U M - U R L
Replies: 4
Views: 4361

Re: N E W - F O R U M - U R L

Just some comments: - in case of any problem with the new server please pm me. One issue with not displayed pictures was already fixed. - if you don't receive registration/notification emails, check you Spam folder. - Tapatalk had some problem to display the forum but i changed the URL there and fro...
by NightWash
Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Other
Topic: IPOD Classic -160GB
Replies: 66
Views: 22381

Re: IPOD Classic -160GB

Well, i wouldn't go for it. Apple doesn't support it anymore, so you won't receive any updates for it and so on. Additionally there is an opening market for high-end mp3 players - sadly most of them cost around 1000 pound or something. But i have heard some good things about FiiO - maybe this is an ...
by NightWash
Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Apple
Replies: 49
Views: 6039

Re: Apple

Moved topic to Other since it really doesn't belong into the music section. I think that if you look for devices with a lot of GB "on-board" the market won't offer much. I fear that the whole business will move towards cloud storage like it does with phones. But looking for a device that can be ext...
by NightWash
Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Ripping CD's
Replies: 4
Views: 1066

Re: Ripping CD's

Flac maybe a better choice since it only compresses but doesn't spoil the sound by reduction (lossless). However the resulting files are much bigger. If you want a format with an open license, OGG maybe interesting. But mp3 will compress/reduce better. Keep in mind that some players have also proble...
by NightWash
Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:44 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Forum App/Mobile version??
Replies: 25
Views: 4943

Re: Forum App/Mobile version??

Ok, here is the story...since the plugin is really broken, i removed it as far as i could. "Sadly" it still seems to work which makes me wonder a bit. I won't reinstall it at the moment. There will be a new version of the board software coming out in the next 2 or 3 months...the plugin system is com...
by NightWash
Sat Aug 16, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Forum App/Mobile version??
Replies: 25
Views: 4943

Re: Forum App/Mobile version??

For me it works at the moment. Which phone are you using?
But there are sure some troubles on the server side i have to fix. Just need to find the time.

Edit: Written and edited using Tapatalk :mrgreen:
by NightWash
Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: Music (Dedicated to Fuzzhead)
Topic: The Dylan Thread
Replies: 236
Views: 48928

Re: The Dylan Thread

So some more food for discussions: http://recordmecca.com/news/bob-dylan-1 ... et-studio/

Enjoy :)
by NightWash
Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:34 am
Forum: Other
Topic: message board is being elusive
Replies: 15
Views: 1995

Re: message board is being elusive

Ok, here are the news - the "real" server has some kind of hardware problem which causes the sporadical outages. Sadly those are hard to find but they are working on it. This forum is running as a virtual machine and should be started automatically when the server boots again. This didnt happen, the...
by NightWash
Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:30 am
Forum: Other
Topic: message board is being elusive
Replies: 15
Views: 1995

Re: message board is being elusive

Damn, i thought that the problem would been solved. I opened another ticket at the provider and asked them what happened.
by NightWash
Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: message board is being elusive
Replies: 15
Views: 1995

Re: message board is being elusive

Honestly - you really have page issues often? I have normally no problems at all, just those 2 weekends where the server was crashed. Can you please report it to me when posts disappear? I may find out something. If both problems only affect you, chances are high that you have a local problem with y...
by NightWash
Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: message board is being elusive
Replies: 15
Views: 1995

Re: message board is being elusive

Hi :) This sure doesnt belong here - i will move it to Other ;) Yes, the server worries me a bit. It worked pretty well since the move, but the last 2 weeks were rather annoying. The first outage should have been caused by a maintenance from the provider, but i doubt it. Or they started 1 day before...
by NightWash
Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: Missing the bleeding obvious
Replies: 14
Views: 2990

Re: Missing the bleeding obvious

Nice topic, but i moved it too Art/Design/... because here it fits better. And the poster is great. It is astonishing how much little children see. They are much more open-minded than we are. I love it when my little daughter shows me things i would never recognized. tried PMing you for one of those...
by NightWash
Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:49 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Uploading photos/pics/images
Replies: 10
Views: 1484

Re: Uploading photos/pics/images

That is the trick. Most cameras will have a default setting of 300dpi, which can allow for your photos to print 6x4, 7x5, 8x10 etc. without losing image quality. In turn, this will create a file size that is far too big for the attachments on this board. What I have done is run my pics through Phot...
by NightWash
Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Uploading photos/pics/images
Replies: 10
Views: 1484

Re: Uploading photos/pics/images

Well, i changed some settings. But honestly it would be great if you could try to describe your problem a bit more. Do you get an error message? If yes, what does it say? The issue can be related to a whole ton of stuff, starting from a browser/client issue up to some weird server settings. So if it...
by NightWash
Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Forum App/Mobile version??
Replies: 25
Views: 4943

Re: Forum App/Mobile version??

Ok, as you may noticed the board was moved to a new server. The URL changed too. Since i just use tapatalk (you will have to pay around $2 for it) i needed to delete my old bookmark and do a search and add again. After this i can use tapatalk again. Tapatalk is available for all mobile devices. The ...
by NightWash
Sat Mar 16, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Forum App/Mobile version??
Replies: 25
Views: 4943

Re: AW: Forum App/Mobile version??

Enjoy the forum Form your mobile devices now using Tapatalk 8-)

And please report if something isn't working as expected.

Sent from my i9100G
by NightWash
Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Forum App/Mobile version??
Replies: 25
Views: 4943

Re: Forum App/Mobile version??

Hey, i will have a look into it. It seems to be a bit more complicated than i though - but should work. Sadly i reinstalled my home-pc recently and forgot to save my server installations (including my test message board) so it will take at least until the weekend until i can test the installation of...
by NightWash
Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Forum App/Mobile version??
Replies: 25
Views: 4943

Re: Forum App/Mobile version??

Hey, the idea is not new to us. Actually i am thinking about registering for a tapatalk account for our forum since months now. But we are also discussing some other ideas at the moment, so once we know which way we will choose in the future a mobile version will come for sure :) @burningwheel: Ther...
by NightWash
Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: question for mods
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Re: question for mods

nightwash- long time man- where have you been? are you really mr spaceman? :wink: Well, im here a lot...but more in the background. Most topics here are far over my musical knowledge, so im just doing my little admin business for the board. @Mod: Thanks for the stats, couldn't put them together in ...
by NightWash
Fri Dec 09, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: question for mods
Replies: 8
Views: 1783

Re: question for mods

If i find the time to dig deeper into this i will sure get some stats. Sadly the board software doesnt offer it as far as i can see. Need to look at the stats from the webserver.

Oh, and there are a lot of guests and bots, but also a lot of regular users :)
by NightWash
Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Bring back...
Replies: 15
Views: 1907

Re: Bring back...

Moved topic to Other since it doesn't belong to music.

Btw. someone tries to hack this forum - without success at the moment. I am keeping track of the logs and will report it soon.
by NightWash
Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:48 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Bot Watch
Replies: 12
Views: 1816

Re: Bot Watch

Was added with the new phpBB release. Need to hide him to not confuse our wary board members ;) Basically there are around 2-3 bots all the time watching the forum for news. But those bots are "good" because they help ppl finding this board easier when using search engines. Not the bad bad spam bots...
by NightWash
Sat Nov 27, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Short downtime
Replies: 0
Views: 2124

Short downtime

As some may have recognized, there was again a small - but planned - downtime of the forum. An update of the forum software was needed and done.
I tested the upgrade before. But sure i can't test like 2023 users, so if anything unusual happens feel free to pm me :)

Best,

N.
by NightWash
Sat Jul 03, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Cup thread (had to happen!)
Replies: 221
Views: 23296

Re: World Cup thread (had to happen!)

The curse of spain - they can play so great...like born with the ball. And then theyre standing in front of an empty goal and fail! Thats why they tend to lose even if theyre playing better. They dont use their chances - only one of many at the moment. So 1:0 for spain.
by NightWash
Sat Jul 03, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: World Cup thread (had to happen!)
Replies: 221
Views: 23296

Re: World Cup thread (had to happen!)

[..] and they are YOUNG ! Yeah - finally we have a young team :) The last years showed that a experienced player alone wont make a game. I was really happy once i heard that Ballack was out because of that bad foul. Personally i think that this was the "best" that could happen - he sucks and he doe...
by NightWash
Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:28 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: Kabuki
Replies: 2
Views: 811

Re: Kabuki

MODLAB wrote:Awe... I really would like to go.

M
Yeah - i thought the same.
by NightWash
Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: MP3 download sites other than I-Tunes
Replies: 3
Views: 942

Re: MP3 download sites other than I-Tunes

Well - i just know the non-commercial site Jamendo but you wont find there what youre looking for. But maybe an "alternative". I enjoy browsing through the songs and sometimes i also find a nice "undercover" band. In germany many bigger stores like Media Markt and Saturn also offer music downloads. ...
by NightWash
Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:26 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)
Replies: 16
Views: 2814

Re: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)

I did like your veiled "you are lying" approach though. Never ment to say that youre lying. Sorry for the misunderstanding but the last movies are not released now. Maybe the trailer for 2nd is out for "normal" audience (have to check this). Anyway good to know the release dates. Hopefully i can ma...
by NightWash
Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:52 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)
Replies: 16
Views: 2814

Re: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)

They Transmit wrote:All 3 films are great.[...]
You have already seen all 3? Makes me wonder a bit since the 2nd will be in the theatre somewhere this year. Or did you mean the books? Or have you read a storyabout the movies? If yes, a link would be nice.
by NightWash
Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:27 am
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)
Replies: 16
Views: 2814

Re: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)

Incredibly I'm told that this film was granted a 13+ certificate in Canada and a 12 in France! Can that be possible? Two of the scenes early on are extremely heavy and the general gist of what is revealed at the end is so totally horrible the idea of my 14 year daughter old seeing it is worrying. W...
by NightWash
Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:07 pm
Forum: Art/Design/Film/Literature
Topic: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)
Replies: 16
Views: 2814

Re: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (book + film)

Ive read all three books too and found them really good. The second book wasn't the big hit, but one and three are outstanding. The movie was great too but i don't know how it would be without the books. I feel that some scenes still need more explanations. But 153 minutes is a long time for a movie...
by NightWash
Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: Other
Topic: I-Pod/I-Tunes help needed
Replies: 22
Views: 2982

Re: I-Pod/I-Tunes help needed

What's cheaper than an ipod and a good one to buy? Do they link up to itunes? Well, not easy to answer. Most mp3 players are cheaper than ipods. I suggest youre looking for an ipod with 40 or 60GB, so not a nano or something. Sansa makes some nice mp3 players and you may have the chance to update i...
by NightWash
Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: I-Pod/I-Tunes help needed
Replies: 22
Views: 2982

Re: I-Pod/I-Tunes help needed

Hi, one thing i could think of is that you received a firmware update when connecting your iPod (it should have asked you, but who knows). If the update isnt compatible or maybe a "bit" broken, such a thing can happen. Another idea maybe that your battery is really wrecked. And since its an iPod you...
by NightWash
Sat Mar 06, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Time for a break (again)
Replies: 2
Views: 3330

Re: Time for a break (again)

Had to do a small upgrade again - sorry for the short outage.
by NightWash
Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Time for a break (again)
Replies: 2
Views: 3330

Re: Time for a break (again)

Ok, the break is over - get ready to post again.
As you may have expected we used the time to do a small upgrade. If there is trouble, pm me as usual.

Happy posting

N
by NightWash
Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Time for a break (again)
Replies: 2
Views: 3330

Time for a break (again)

Hi fans,

since we are thoughful adminstrators we will give you a small rest on thursday afternoon/evening. The break will last around an hour. Please use it wise.
If you cannot resist and find the forums down when you check, please try again later.

Cheers

NightWash
by NightWash
Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Small security enhanchment
Replies: 0
Views: 2082

Small security enhanchment

Hi all,

i just implemented a small security enhanchment to the forum. Usually the change will be really transparent to normal users and may only affect us admins. But since i can't check all scenarios there maybe still some problem. So as usual if you expect a problem feel free to pm me.

NightWash
by NightWash
Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Atomic spz feed and other changes
Replies: 1
Views: 2436

Re: Atomic spz feed and other changes

Just a small change - the announcement forum has been moved to the top - its fitting better here and you won't miss some announcements which maybe important :)
by NightWash
Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:26 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Atomic spz feed and other changes
Replies: 1
Views: 2436

Atomic spz feed and other changes

Hi all, some changes have been made recently: If youre using a feed/news reader, there are some good news. Point the little fellow to http://ideensynthese.de/spiritualized/feed.php and you will receive the latest posts. Since we are using the board internal function only Atom feeds are supported, RS...
by NightWash
Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:29 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Ipod Question - Lost one now need another
Replies: 20
Views: 2320

Re: Ipod Question - Lost one now need another

Stuart X.Hunter wrote:You must be one of those "poor souls" our chums at Brussles are trying to protect! It may be too late for you though.

Best,

Stuart
Or he is nearly deaf as a block :D
by NightWash
Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Ipod Question - Lost one now need another
Replies: 20
Views: 2320

Re: Ipod Question - Lost one now need another

Nice that you found that thingy again :) [...]As for sound restrictions. Who wants THE MAN telling us how loud we can listen to something. If I want to whack mine up then so be it. Those EU shmucks should keep their beaks out. Luckily my old one has no such problems. Well actually they don't want to...
by NightWash
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:44 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Ipod Question - Lost one now need another
Replies: 20
Views: 2320

Re: Ipod Question - Lost one now need another

[...]Why not just buy a 160gb thru Apple (US) and have it shipped to Europe? Or if you have a mate in the States, have him order it and he'll ship it to you in Europe to circumvent the issue. I think the shipping costs + taxes and stuff will make it nearly twice expensive. So its not a good idea. A...
by NightWash
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Short downtime Sunday, 21th of november
Replies: 1
Views: 2251

Re: Short downtime Sunday, 21th of november

Hi all,

the update is finished, everything should work as usual.
There will be some visual changes soon - watch the news.

Enjoy :)

NightWash