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Offline Atari Man

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Pandora!
« on: January 29, 2006, 04:20:40 am »
If there are any music lovers here you have to check out this site. www.pandora.com It recreates a playlist of random songs depending on what song or band name your first entered in. For example were I too enter "the beetles" it would generate a list of artists with similar qualities. This list will evolve depending on your "like" or "dislike" answers you sumbit for each song that plays. Best of all its completely free...you can subscribe cheaply for added features but the main features are in fact free. It really helped me find alot of musicians I had never heard of but found to be quite good. Go check out this site for more detailed information. Hope everyone else finds Pandora as usefull as I did.



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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2006, 09:31:50 am »
One interesting note about Pandora--it actually caches the mp3 files of the songs it plays to your hard drive. It gives them crazy names, so they're not immediately recognizable, but you can rename them with a .mp3 extension and toss them in your library. Of course, once you exit Pandora, it wipes out the cached files, so you'd have to do it each time you listen.

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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2006, 10:31:51 am »
Mik: Do you know which folder it stores the files in?

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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2006, 07:52:37 pm »
I found this a couple months ago.. it's a really cool site. I visit it every once in a while.

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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2006, 10:43:17 pm »
One interesting note about Pandora--it actually caches the mp3 files of the songs it plays to your hard drive. It gives them crazy names, so they're not immediately recognizable, but you can rename them with a .mp3 extension and toss them in your library. Of course, once you exit Pandora, it wipes out the cached files, so you'd have to do it each time you listen.

Thats really cool, I never knew that.  :)

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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2006, 11:27:10 pm »
Interesting site, thanks for the heads up

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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2006, 07:50:55 am »
Pandora is really nice but after a few hours it like pauses itself.
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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2006, 07:53:35 am »
Cool site, good way to find new music.

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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2006, 10:52:00 am »
I find Pandora to either not have the band I'm looking for, or will come up with something that is not similar at all...
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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2006, 04:44:13 pm »
Awesome site so far, looks like it could have a pretty shortlived precarious existence though if people keep exploiting it and advertising methods in which to do so.
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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2006, 07:54:05 pm »
I've found some good songs off of Pandora.
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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2006, 01:51:40 pm »
I just made a few stations, and they're really getting a lot of songs I like. I was expecting crap like Yahoo! Radio (they played Garth Brooks on my Metal station...those bastards), but this site is really worth a look.

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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2006, 09:46:28 pm »
Seems like sometimes their stuff is really hit and miss. And the longer you let it play the more off track they get. I made a station to play Kidney Thieves songs/style of music(sort of gothic industrial rock) and at one point Britney Spears popped up, that's just not right. Actually telling it whether you liked the songs or not does help narrow things down though. I've found a lot of good stuff.
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Re: Pandora!
« Reply #14 on: August 11, 2006, 12:47:36 am »
i like pandora
it does me good :)
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