Category Archives: Music

Amazon Cloud: You Want Ecosystem? Ecosystem This!

Amazon.com let another shoe drop this week with announcement of Amazon Cloud Drive and Amazon Cloud Player for streaming/downloading music stored on your personal Cloud Drive. I was inspired by the GeekWire report to dig deeper.   This is a very … Continue reading

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Gaming Pandora

Technorati Tags: music, Pandora, Internet Radio, classic rock Although I was excited when Pandora began to provide classical selections, I was quickly disillusioned.  The biggest problem is that classical pieces don’t break down nicely into radio sound-play excerpts.   When I … Continue reading

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Uncensored Jukebox

Technorati Tags: Ed Bott, Windows Media Player, Favorites, Mood Music, Amazon MP3, Downloads Friday’s Uncensored Jukebox: What Tunes Do You Really Like?  Well, Ed Bott has done it to me again.  Ailing after the Consumer Electronics Show, Ed is soothing … Continue reading

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At Last

  Technorati Tags: pandora, internet radio, music, classical music The first thing I looked for when I tried out Pandora was classical music.  A search for Beethoven only found popular-music references and no source for Ludwig himself.  That changed today. … Continue reading

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My Random 20 Playlist

Technorati Tags: Ed Bott,music,Medial Player,shuffle,random 20 Until I saw Ed Bott’s Random 20 challenge, I didn’t realize that I could shuffle through my complete digital music collection using Windows Media Player.   [Tip: open your library to "Songs," click "Shuffle" in … Continue reading

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“I Want My MP3, … I Want My MP3, …”

Technorati Tags: orcmid, Pandora, Amazon MP3, Windows Media Player, on-line radio, on-line music Think back … Do you remember six-pack weekends on your favorite album rock station?  You’re driving and there’s a marvelous long cut that you love and you’re … Continue reading

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The Last Solo Instrument You’ll Ever Need?

Technorati Tags: orcmid, Michael Powers, music, guitar synthesizer On September 30, we took the Argosy Cruises Jazz Brunch voyage featuring Michael Powers.  This was the occasion of my sister-in-laws birthday and I fancied the presence of a jazz combo as … Continue reading

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