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Record stream capture music from lala.com.


Local Area Network
A network between computers in a local area (like inside a building), usually connected via local cables. See also WAN.


A laptop computer, or simply laptop (also notebook computer or notebook), is a small mobile computer.


A popular social music website that uses the wisdom of crowds to recommend music to its users. The Last.fm Audioscrobbler music engine automatically sends the name of every song the user plays to the server. It then uses the information to recommend songs and artists, connect users with similar tastes and more.
Record stream capture music from Last.fm.


Using hypertext, a link is a selectable connection from one word, picture, or information object to another.


The process of creating potentially viral content with hopes of obtaining a large number of incoming links. For example, writing a satirical article of a current event in hopes of attracting a lot of attention. A negative aspect of linkbaiting is intentionally saying something unpopular in hopes of creating a stir or creating a hypter-provocative title to an article.

Link Building

The process of getting quality Web sites to link to your Web site, in order to improve search engine rankings. Link building techniques can include buying links, reciprocal linking, or entering barter arrangements.

Link Farm

Many search engines give weight to the number of incoming links to a web page in order to determine the quality of a page. Link farms are webpages filled with links with hopes of raising the search engine ranking of destination pages. Most modern search engines like Google tend to recognize link farms and ignore the links produced.


The input jack on your computer’s sound card. This is where you plug in equipment such as tape-decks, turntables, etc, to feed music into your computer from an outside source.


The line that carries the final video or audio output to the line monitor or recording device.


Linux is a free open-source operating system based on Unix.

Liquid Audio

A digital-audio format long been used by the IUMA, the Internet Underground Musical Archive.


Listservs send Internet email to users who sign up for it; they are managed by software that resides on a server. Though users subscribing to a listserv may well engage in communication amongst themselves, listserv is a one-way (push) communication mechanism.


A file maintained on a server showing where all files accessed are stored. Log file analysis reveals the visitors to your site, where they came from, and which queries were used to access your site.


The identification or name used to access - log into- a computer, network or site.


In electronic music, a loop is a sample which is repeated. Loops may be repeated through the use of tape loops, delay effects, cutting between two record players, sampling, a sampler or with the aid of Computer Based Looping Software.

Lossless Compression

Compression does not remove information from the source. The opposite is lossy compression.

Lossy Compression

In order to reduce the size this compression removes information from the source. The opposite is lossless compression.