Create-a-thon 2015, General

Google ups the ante in streaming music

Today Google announced that as a new free-tier offering they would begin allowing people to stream their curated radio stations, albeit with advertisements. This offering is based upon their acquisition of Songza last year, and gives users access to dozens of different stations based on genre, mood, decade, or activity. I’ve been previewing it this […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Little time with Spotify

Haven’t checked out Spotify in a while so with all the new Apple Music news last week I decided to see what’s changed in the competition. Usually I listen to Pandora when I want a radio type experience with different artists in a particular genre. However, lately my go-to stations have become a bit repetitive […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Apple Music thoughts

My blog on Apple’s Music service announcement is actually over at my tech blog today at http://www.libarttech.net/2015/06/the-beat-goes-on.html So that I don’t leave you empty handed, here’s a picture of a birdbath.

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Nostalgic music

I was having a hard time trying to think about what to talk about today. The weird part is that last night I had a dream that I had multiple blog entries all queued up and was just trying to figure out when to publish them. I woke up and realized that I couldn’t remember […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Sharing some music

I have rather eclectic tastes in a lot of things, and music is no exception. In a previous post I talked about my friend’s music, which was rather quiet and peaceful, but one of the my mainstays of music is Folk/Bluegrass. Modern Folk/Bluegrass is full of a lot of really great artists, such as Trampled by […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Amazon Prime music

So recently, through a promotion, I got a free year of Amazon Prime membership. I have never had Prime before, so I was excited about the chance to check it out. One of the things that I was excited about was Amazon Prime Music, which supposedly has tons of music that you can listen to […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Soundtrack for a cloudy, soup kinda day

Today is cloudy. Even though it’s winter, the temps are in the upper 30’s and it’s not unpleasant to be outside. It’s a contemplative type of day. The type of day where you drive down to old neighborhoods, feeling nostalgic as you pass by familiar sights. You seek out a tiny little storefront that you […]

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