I usually run the latest iTunes on my home PC. Circumstances have me on my friend's Mac all week, and for some reason it will play a song and then stop. Since I'm going to be on this computer right up against a deadline writing for 48 straight hours, this won't do.
Anyone know how to configure it so it plays, you know, the next song in the playlist? I should know how to do this... and yet, no.
I know how buttfucking stupid this must look to all youse Mac guys out there, and I'm sure it's a simple problem with a simple solution. But you know, PC guy, I'm more accustomed to having a problem like this and fixing it by taking the case apart.
Acid is pretty cool. Have you tried Fruity Loops? You might like it. I think there is a demo you can download. Garage band is pretty nifty but you need a mac. For your MP3 stuff, I'd recommend Audacity and CDEX, both available from Sourceforge.net.