I discovered Pandora sometime yesterday and now we can listen to wonderful music all the time. For the Garden Party next Friday, I have already been able to make a 1920s music compilation. Gee, I wish Pandora was paying me for this mushy commendation. You can sign in to Pandora, type in a particular song, artist or composer that you fancy–and the Music Genome Project will intuitively select other artists and songs that resemble your selection. Think a song doesn’t fit? Let the program know and never be bothered with said tune again. It’s pretty wonderful. Check out my musical selections by clicking on the link below…
By the way, I don’t listen to The White Stripes, though they are kinda funky. That’s James’ station.
Here’s a snippet from Pandora’s Website:
Q: Why did you choose the name “Pandora”?
The name Pandora means “all gifted” in Greek. In ancient Greek mythology, Pandora received many gifts from the Gods, including the gift of music, from Apollo. She was also, as we all know, insatiably curious.
Unlike those gods of old, however, we celebrate that virtue and have made it our mission to reward the musically curious among us with a never-ending experience of music discovery.
It’s also important to note that at the bottom of Pandora’s box was Hope…