Metal Periscope – February 2018

After a real treat we were offered in January (I barely had time to listen to all the great records that were released) February seems a bit like a barren land. But, still, I managed to find some albums that made the process of watching the snow fall much more exciting. Long Distance Calling –…

Metal Periscope – January 2018

This year I decided to start something new in order to keep my blog a bit more alive than dead. I named this new feature the Metal Periscope. What I will be doing is posting an article in the end of every month mentioning all the metal releases of that month I deem worth listening…

My Personal Top 13 Albums of 2017

As 2017 was coming to its end, a majority of the websites related to metal music posted their lists of top albums of the year. This time yours truly could not resist either, but… I wouldn’t be me, if I made just another boring “top 10” list. Therefore here you have the list of my…

Adapting to a New Workplace in Foreign Country

You may have noticed that I haven’t been writing here in a while. The reason for that being that I’ve finally found a job so I don’t have a lot of free time anymore. Here I wanted to share some thoughts about the process of adapting to a new workplace for a foreigner. While getting…

How to Install SongEasy on Ubuntu with PlayOnLinux

In continuation of my posts on Performous and formatting UltraStar files I want to introduce you to a program that makes creating song files so much easier – SongEasy. SongEasy is a great tool that helps you avoid creating your song file manually from scratch. You’ll probably still need to edit the file in a text…

UltraStar Text File Formatting

In my previous post I wrote about Performous, a great Linux software that lets you have an experience similar to playing SingStar games. I also promised to go more in-depth about the process of creating your own songs. Now the time has come. But first I want to explain some basics of the UltarStar text file…

Sing to Your Heart’s Content with Performous on Linux

Do you love to sing? Yet you don’t own any console with games like SingStar or Karaoke Revolution? Don’t be discouraged. There is a solution to your problem. About a week ago I was browsing the Ubuntu Software for some interesting programs, and I’ve found Performous, which is something like a fork of SingStar clone UltraStar. While UltraStar…