Andy Budd is making iTunes smart playlists jump through some pretty impressive hoops, all in the service is keeping a fresh supply of music cycling through. If you’re starting to feel your tunes are getting stale, have a look at his techniques – they’re pretty impressive.

Meanwhile, he tosses off a quick aside that’s worth its weight in gold records:

Here is a quick tip that frustrated me for a while, so I thought I’d pass it on. Selecting a song in a playlist and hitting backspace simply removes that song from said playlist. If you want to remove the song from iTunes you need to do Option (Alt) Backspace. And if you want to delete the song from your computer you can do Command (Apple key), Option (Alt) and Backspace.