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Free or Low Cost Music You Might Enjoy

Free or Low Cost Music You Might Enjoy

My regular readers know that I love buying stuff. Partly because stuff is cool, and partly because I get to write about it for you. Sometimes, though, there are some things that are free or low-cost that provide way more enjoyment than the products I drop ducats on. I’m going to talk about three music […]

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A Better Way to Manage Your Spotify Queue

A Better Way to Manage Your Spotify Queue

Here’s an idea on how to handle Spotify’s weird playlist / queue system.

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Comply Foam Tip For Earphones or Canalphones Review

Comply Foam Tip For Earphones or Canalphones Review

After trying several canalphone tip shapes, sizes, and materials, I really like the T series foam tips from Comply. These isolate enough sound for use on a motorcycle and are comfortable to wear for hours at a time.

Spotify Initial Impressions

Spotify Initial Impressions

My first impressions about Spotify, the on-demand streaming Internet music service that recently became available in the United States. I also compare it to suggestion engines like Pandora, and if the $10/month for the Premium service is worth your money.

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One Year as a Pandora One Subscriber

One Year as a Pandora One Subscriber

I renewed my annual subscription to Pandora One at the tail end of June. As of this writing, Pandora One runs $36 a year. Pandora One gives you some nifty things like ad-free listening in the Web browser version, better quality audio settings, longer listening times between “Are You Listening?” pauses, and unlimited listening time […]

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Amazon MP3 Cloud Player and Android OS App Review

Amazon MP3 Cloud Player and Android OS App Review

Amazon launched Cloud Drive, their personal cloud storage program in March of this year. It offers 5GB of free storage for United States customers, with the option to upgrade to up to a terabyte of storage. I already use an online backup storage service called CrashPlan, so their service wasn’t of interest to me. What […]

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Pandora: Electronic Music of Yesteryear?

Pandora: Electronic Music of Yesteryear?

“I stopped using Pandora,” my friend Bond said last week. “It plays a bunch of old music.” “No way,” I huffed, defending my beloved music suggestion service. I learned about Pendulum through Pandora, and I just heard Infected Mushroom’s latest album on my “Don’t Go to Sleep” custom station. I wrote down the next 50 […]

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XM Rudio, amirite?

XM Rudio, amirite?

I’ve been an XM Radio subscriber twice. When I started driving to work last year during the fall I called in and got the “open secret” $77 annual membership deal. Service is usually $13 a month, so I was glad paying more than 50% off. However, as the weather got better I rode my motorcycle […]

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Skullcandy TiTAN and Asym earphones review (from a motorcyclist’s perspective)

Skullcandy TiTAN and Asym earphones review (from a motorcyclist’s perspective)

I review the Skullcandy TiTAN and Asym earphone headphones from a motorcyclist’s perspective. I evaluate their comfort, sound quality, and noise reduction.

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Pandora.com now available on (very select) Windows Mobile phones

Pandora.com now available on (very select) Windows Mobile phones

I love, love, love Pandora Radio, which suggests music for you based on the types of music you like. One of the things I’ve always wanted is a way to listen to Pandora in my car. I was jealous when iPhone users got to listen to Pandora on the go, and I hoped for a […]

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