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Huh, this might be fun to try out next time I'm editing some music.  I like that it's free and open source, but my experience with other free MIDI editors has been a little disappointing.
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For the first time in quite some time, a new floppy drive video! (I'm going to try to post a few more in the upcoming weeks, but no promises)
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I've seen some people complain about adding backing tracks to floppy music, but when the result sounds this good, I don't see how they could complain!
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You'll just need some sort of MIDI editing software.  Each MIDI channel corresponds to one drive, and each drive can only play one note at a time.
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If you haven't seen this yet, you should:
The Lego HISHE
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It's still weird seeing your face and hearing your voice at the same time.... I somehow just associate that voice with blocky Minecraft people or Gary's Mod players and it doesn't seem right coming out of a human.
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+khaiz xchooi Same here!
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I'm 100% okay with you doing sponsorships, but I want to hear about products that I'd actually want (or that your typical audience would actually want); computer-gaming related things, or electronics, etc.  I don't want to hear about life insurance, or pharmaceuticals.

The survey thing from today was okay since it could potentially apply to a lot of your audience, but have YOU actually tried it?  I'd be a lot more willing to check out a link if it's a "Bling-tested, Bling-approved" product.  =)
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I think it's fine too because we have the option to simply click away if we don't want to hear it
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3x Noobilator edited one of his pieces specifically for floppy drive for this video.

Up next: some more requested music and hopefully something a little bit classical.
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+Sammy1Am Alright, I don't know anything about MIDI files so, I guess I'll try and find one, does it look like this: http://solmire.com/midi-info/129466/ghost-division-mid.html
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Hey there musical floppy aficionados!  Over the last couple days, I've committed a bunch of minor changes to the Moppy software codebase.  Most notably:
- No more RXTX library (switched to NRJavaSerial)
- No more "Swing Application Framework"
- Performance and pooling improvements
- Some new features to make it easier to (hopefully) play unedited MIDI files

I've also created a better floppy drive simulator so that it's easier for me to test out code changes without needing to have the drives assembled.  Which means it'll be much easier to add new features and accept pull requests.  Give it a try and let me know how things go!
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I predict you run out of fuel before you can get too far... it looks rather heavy... let's see what happens-- ah, no engines at all then.  Okay.  =P  But wow, impressive!  I kinda want to try this someday now...
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Oh man!  F/A-18 Hornet was my first flight sim back in the day.  GREAT game.
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It's top of the line if you ask me, I love this shit.
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What'd'ya know, 3 days ago a suggestion for this video shows up on +Minecraft SethBling's video suggestion reddit ( http://www.reddit.com/r/SethBlingSuggestions/ ), and today it's an actual video!  The system works!

(Thanks, SethBling)
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0:15 Is the quietest door slam I've ever seen. ;P
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So YouTube made my YouTube account into a Google+ page.  It's a little weird, but I guess it'll be a neat place to put project-related posts and such.