Music Monday: A new Bible & the impressive Amazon Echo Dot

…job of finding and playing Amazon Prime Music (we are Prime connected). Frankly I still prefer Pandora and the Echo is well connected to my 50+ channels. Surprisingly, this Amazon…

Music Monday: Hard not to like Goodbye Girl by David Gates

…played; I did exactly that the other day when The Goodbye Girl played on my Thumbprint Radio Pandora stream on my iPhone and After Shokz Titanium headset. Nice and soothing….

Music Monday: Back to the pre-Parrothead Jimmy Buffett days

…(a medium that is disappearing as well). Now I do own digital versions and am not sure I’ll even bother with anything newer in AAC or MP3? Pandora, Spotify, Apple…

Summer Music Monday with a Jackson Browne Two-fer

…As mentioned before, Jackson Browne hold a prominent spot on my Pandora channel list and is my “go-to” click just after the Thumbprint Radio feature. Not a month…

Music Monday: Another year and more Van Morrison

…tours regularly having 36 albums to his name — his latest “Keep Me Singing.” Few performers are in his league or have their own channel on MY Pandora app!…

Thumbprint Radio, Pandora and a friendly, but snidely jab

…favorite Pandora feature. I’ve enjoyed streaming radio nearly since it’s launch on the Internet and smartphones (even before they were smart), and have a personalized list of stations that I…

A little more music from Gregg Allman please …

…one song from them in every Pandora set!  Likely the attention was due to Gregg Allman having a “medical scare” and dropping his tour dates at the end of the…

Thoughts of war, a nuclear exchange and our human condition

…While listening to Pianobar ( Pandora app) on the Raspberry Pi this weekend, an oldie from Barry McGuire called Eve Of Destruction (1965) was “hypothetically spinning on the…

Testing my old Raspberry Pi as a home security camera

…Pianobar and playing one of the many personalized Pandora stations commercial free throughout the house. As an aside, I taped the tiny $12 camera to the side of the case…

The Raspberry Pi 3 is up and running with a LAMP stack

…Pianobar (love that Pandora app).  I am amazed how much hotter the Broadcom chip runs when compared to the Pi2 … it even hit 80 degrees C for a few…

Pianobar — a favorite Raspberry Pi Linux app

…application on my Raspberry Pi is Pianobar. It is a command line interface that plays “your” personalized Pandora radio stations. The Internet connected Pi on a home network can be…

Music: Another day, another song. All for You – Sister Hazel

…car comes the option of connecting my iPhone to the car radio by bluetooth and streaming Pandora or a few of the songs I have on my phone. Along with…

Music: Put a little sugar on it honey, put a little sugar on it baby

…back when “streaming music” was new, I fed Pandora into our home’s background music. On this occasion I had my Jackson Browne Pandora station playing and Gary was astounded when…

TechFriday: Today a year of Amazon Prime is only $67

…Spotify Premium or a paid version of Pandora, this ad-free assortment of stations is a nice perk. – Free Unlimited Photo Storage: Prime members get free access to Amazon Cloud…

Pandora celebrates 10 years with an ad free day on 9/9/2015

Pandora has announced that it will celebrate it’s 10th anniversary on Wednesday September 9th and will offer those who are non-paying listeners with an ad free day. According to…

Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers Waiting on Love music video

…the occasional online ditty … but there are a few exceptions. I still enjoy old favorites — from the best music decade, aka: 1970s, usually on Pandora — and a…

Music: Listening to something old but something new to me

…toward music I know or more melodious songs. With Pandora “homebrew” stations can be tailored with similar songs and occasionally something new … or at least new to me.  One…

Tech Friday: What about free streaming music from T-Mobile?

…drives the iPad sits on a Ram Mount when I’m in my Honda Pilot and so running a Pandora station like Jackson Browne (my current favorite Pandora Station) is a…

Finding some new music—both streaming and recorded

…Sprint LTE service, so I gave WONB radio a listen or watch. Hmm, pleasantly surprise and a welcomed switch from my usual stations or my “tired” personalized Pandora channels. One…

JB and JB performing together in 2013 on May 2nd & 4th

… together in Texas this May … wow, what great concerts (I probably listen to the Pandora station Jackson Browne more than any other station – check it out). For a…

The music of Buffalo Springfield and triggered memories

…Hot summer evenings and old music seem to go together, at least for me. This evening, while listening to my Jackson Browne Pandora station, I thought about Buffalo Springfield,…

My Apple iPad 2 and Kensington keyboard/folio thoughts

…Kayak Yelp ReaditLater Bible360 WSJ CNBC RT CNET Flipboard iBook* Nook* Kindle* Pandora Netflix NPR iTunes YouTube 53 (sketchbook for doodling) Speed Test Find iPhone (can locate, lock and wipe…

Trying out Google’s latest music beta. So far, so good.

…(I’m not), but I do enjoy listening to tunes once in a while. I’m partial to Pandora but have enjoyed Spotify and do listen to several Internet radio stations on…

Toyota Prius v looks like an impressive family hybrid vehicle

…stations, Pandora’s personalized music, the driver’s personal songs from portable media players and iPods (via USB or Bluetooth audio streaming), and more than 170 stations from XM satellite radio. Featuring…

Palm webOS 1.3.5 end of 2009 update

…of data – form factor, size, display quality and audio apps (Stitcher, Pandora, Accuradio, MP3, etc – soon Flash video support) All in all the improvements seem slow, but are…

National Day of Silence: SaveNetRadio.org

…I’m not overly addicted to Internet based radio that plays music (although I’ve mentioned Pandora here), I’m concerned that regulation requiring webcasters pay much higher royalties based on…

Pandora: Music for “some” Sprint phones

…“Pandora on the Go” is a new service partnering the excellent Pandora Music service with Sprint mobile phones. The outstanding “music genome project” allows users to create personalized music…

I’m now addicted to Pandora

…in a cave? Pandora.com is not just another internet radio site, iTunes ‘wannabe,’ or online music player. No … its an ‘intelligent’ (and continually learning) Pandora’s Music Box.’ Amber McCarthy…

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.