Quick update. I set myself a small challenge. A teeny, tiny, micro Hack Day of my own. With a simple rule to commit myself to completing one of the 101 new things I have in the pipeline, end-to-end, and get it live in a couple of hours. Pointedly it’s a course of discipline since I’ve fallen into a bottomless pit of tweaking and fine-tuning of late.

As the title of this entry might suggest, it involves record reviews! Reviews are already an integral part of release entries on The Compendium, but I’ve never opted to start recording their existence. So I have, and this in turn means that aggregated review listings for an artist’s back-catalogue become available. Well, will become, once more reviews are recorded; the testing sample covered less than 100. Some examples:

It’s a first-cut, and there are many improvements needed, but fortunately it was fairly successful. In part through opting for something fairly trivial, but mainly because I had a reason to commit myself to producing an end result.

I need to do that more often. I’m already responsible for more than one orphan:

All in good time, all in good time…

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