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The Open Music column is written by Chris Hermansen and covers his thoughts on how to enjoy music in an open environment, how to tinker with music using open source tools, and much more.

2 tag management tools for organizing your music library

Learn more about EasyTag and ExFalso tag editors to reorganize your audio files and make your music...
A Linux-friendly DAC and headphone amplifier for listening to music

This month's Open Music column is about a Linux-friendly DAC and headphone amplifier for listening...
Music tagging with open audio players

We look at the tag-management capabilities of a few open source music players.
Organizing your music: Tagging as you rip

In this month's Open Music column, Chris Hermansen looks at readily available open source music...
Getting MPDroid working with Archphile-based box

Getting the MPDroid client to work with an Archphile-based box can be challenging, so these...
4 open music players compared: VLC, QMMP, Clementine, and Amarok

We see how four music players, VLC, QMMP, Clementine, Amarok, compare. The author also recommends...
Why the proprietary MQA music encoding system is better than DRM, but still not good

Is MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) a better way to listen to music? Or just another opportunity...
Yellow and red record playing

This month we take 6 open source music players for a musical test drive.