Publicity, Reviews and Developer Talks

Interested in interviewing a Banshee maintainer or having them speak at your LUG, conference, or other event? Contact us.

Banshee Reviews

Banshee 2.2 - nicely groomed media player for Linux
eosTech Computing, 2.2, December 16, 2020
Banshee: A Howling Good Media Player
Linux Insider, 1.8, April 6, 2020
Banshee 1.8 Brings Amazon MP3 Support Back to Linux
Linux Magazine, 1.8, October 6, 2020
What's New with Banshee
The GNOME Journal, 1.5, February 5, 2020
Linux and iPods: Do the Banshee Shuffle
Linux.com, 1.4, November 2, 2020
Netbook UI, photo management coming to Banshee media player
Ars Technica, Cubano, July 15, 2020
Banshee 1.4 media player offers improved device support, G1 compatibility
Ars Technica, 1.4, November 27, 2020
Linux applications gain new developers on Windows and OS X
Ars Technica, 1.4, October 27, 2020
Mac Users Soon to Enjoy the Sounds of Banshee
OSTATIC, 1.4, October 21, 2020
Banshee free/open music player for GNU/Linux turns 1.0
Boing Boing, 1.0, June 22, 2020
Rock out on Linux with the Banshee 1.0 beta 2 media player
Ars Technica, 1.0b2, May 27, 2020
Review: Banshee 1.0
Linux Magazine, 1.0a1, May 27, 2020
Banshee 1.0 alpha 1 released
Ars Technica, 1.0a1, March 13, 2020
PodSleuth to bring better iPod support to Linux
Ars Technica, Podsleuth, October 24, 2020
Banshee -- the next best thing to Linux iTunes
DesktopLinux.com, 0.10.9, May 19, 2020
Banshee Review
Softpedia.com, 0.10.9, May 14, 2020
Among Linux music players, Banshee really wails
Linux.com, 0.10.4, February 22, 2020
The Grumpy Editor's guide to music managers
Linux Weekly News, November 28, 2020
The Banshee Music Player, an Introduction
GNOME Journal, 0.9.7, September 15, 2020

Developer Interviews and Talks

Talk at MeeGo Conference 2010
Aaron Bockover gave a talk at MeeGo Conference 2010, on Monday November 15, 2020 in Dublin. Read the abstract, watch the talk (missing audio first couple minutes)
Talk at GUADEC 2010
Gabriel Burt gave a talk at GUADEC, the annual GNOME conference, on Friday July 30, 2020 in The Hague. View slides / Watch the talk
Banshee Accessibility at CSUN 2010
Eitan Isaacson gave a talk at CSUN 2010 in San Diego about his experience spearheading Banshee's accessibility effort. View slides
Interview on Hanselminutes
Aaron Bockover was interviewed on June 30, 2020 by Scott Hanselman on his podcast Hanselminutes about Banshee and cross-platform .NET app development.
Talk at Gran Canaria Desktop Summit 2009
Banshee developer Aaron Bockover gave a talk at the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit of 2009. He blogged about his talk and posted his slides.
Chicago LUG - October 2008
Gabriel Burt gave a talk.
Utah Open Source Conference - August 2008
Aaron Bockover gave a talk.
Talks at GUADEC 2008
Banshee developers Aaron Bockover and Gabriel Burt gave a talk in Istanbul at GUADEC 2008, the annual GNOME conference. They gave demos of Banshee's features, talked about how easy Banshee is to extend, and discussed plans for the next couple releases. Their slides are available.
Talk at LugRadio Live 2008
Banshee maintainers Aaron Bockover and Gabriel Burt gave a talk at LugRadio Live on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco. Banshee 1.0 Alpha 3 is demoed. Download Video (114MB) | Watch on Google Video
Novell Open Audio Interview

The fifth edition of Novell Open Audio features Aaron Bockover speaking about Banshee. OGG | MP3.

Has desktop finally Linux arrived? Ted gives his view as a Novell insider. Then, Aaron Bockover tells us about how Banshee makes iPod and MP3 file support available to Linux desktop. Rock over London. Rock on Raleigh, North Carolina. -- March 17, 2020

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