If you have a hankering for a music manager and don't wish to be tied down to bloated dependencies (and you've a fetish for gtk apps), check out Consonance
. Built for Arch (so you know it's nice and snappy), this music player is built to be a replacement for larger applications like Amarok and Banshee. The only thing that would hold people back (that I could see right now) would possibly be that ipods might not be supported as well as Amarok (or at all) yet. I haven't tried out the program yet myself, but I will be very soon. Also, I don't have an ipod, so I can't tell you how well it would work with it. I'll adventure with it today... or tomorrow, depending on when I get around to it.