My favorite music player is Audacious. It follows the Winamp
Classic tradition of not trying to manage my music library. Instead it
waits patiently for me to throw files and directories at it. These
selections will be informally grouped into transient, disposable
playlists of whatever I fancy that day.
This matters to me because my music collection is the result of around
25 years of hoarding music files from various sources including CD rips,
Napster P2P sharing, and, most recently, YouTube downloads. It’s
not well-organized, but it’s...