Old MP3 Collection

      Name                                    Last modified      Size  Description
Parent Directory - emusic/ 2020-12-03 14:11 - eMusic sample tracks fizzarum/ 2020-12-03 14:10 - https://threeoh.com/sf/fizzarum/index.html ghostmedia_sspu/ 2020-12-03 14:20 - https://ghostmedia.typepad.com/ghost_media/2006/07/buy_this_now_ne.html mp3-bitstreams/ 2020-12-03 14:26 - Fraunhofer's original sample MP3 bitstreams from 1995 slowpho/ 2020-12-12 12:04 - https://threeoh.com/sf/slowpho/index.html amh_final.mp3 2020-12-31 12:04 2.4M MPEG Layer 3 Format David Byrne - Like Humans Do.wma 2021-01-14 10:21 3.3M mindthings_-_Shared_Loneliness.mp3 2021-01-24 10:27 3.9M MPEG Layer 3 Format mp3-bitstreams.tar.gz 2020-12-03 14:25 1.3M Fraunhofer's original sample MP3 bitstreams from 1995 sspu-kissingfamilies.mp3 2020-11-21 11:35 5.5M MPEG Layer 3 Format thinkgeek-myfirstbacon.mp3 2021-02-27 16:41 121K MPEG Layer 3 Format Weird Al Its All About The Pentiums.mp3 2020-11-20 18:53 3.3M MPEG Layer 3 Format

These are sourced from a variety of sites, meant as a sampling of various real-world encoder output. Wherever an old-school MP3 crops up, I grab it and save it, with attribution if possible. Some were encoded by Fraunhofer (fastenc/l3enc/mp3enc) and programs that used FhG encoders like iTunes or Adobe Audition, some are from ancient versions of Lame, and others still are Xing encodes.

The use of a download utility like wget to grab entire directories is encouraged.

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