Late to the Spotify party...

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Uncle Joe, Nov 23, 2014.

  1. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe Friend of Leo's

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    The other day I went to Shop Rite to gather what was needed to prepare a meal of Osso Bucco and Rissotto Milanese. The beef was a gift so my hand was forced and it was about time I made a nice dinner for my wife and me. I picked up a wedge of Parmesan marked $0.65. What? Somebody marked a half pound of expensive cheese at 0.05 lbs. Oops. I scooped it up. They know me at the market so the "customer service required" warning from my self serve register was immediately silenced by the clerk watching over me.

    I felt a bit guilty. I got over it. Sort of. Will it cost me a day in Purgatory? A week? Who's to say?

    I feel the same way about Spotify. How many days in Purgatory will this cost me? I just signed on for the first time. My daughter convinced me it was essential as I drove her home today from university for Thanksgiving break. I feel a little dirty but I'm getting over it.

    It really is free.

    I really found all the songs I was interested in.

    I'm listening now.

    There are many things I'm thankful for this holiday season. I didn't realize all the free music in the world would be included.

    This is nuts.
     
  2. Brad Pittiful

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    i got an invitation but havent answered yet
     
  3. J-man

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    It's pretty great.

    There's really no need to feel guilty about using it.. I know a few guys with music on there and they all made an informed decision to do so because they believe the exposure is worth more than a cut in album sales.
     
  4. KevinB

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    I haven't subscribed yet so I'm still using the free version.

    But it's very cool to have just about everything ever recorded just a click away.

    If/when I subscribe I'll be able to "airplay" it to my stereo/surround sound system, which will be even cooler.
     
  5. Bones

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    I use the paid version, it's worth it. no guilt.
     
  6. MatthewDickin

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    This is a great idea. I'm not sure how to do this, but it would be fun. Can we all add our own stuff? Right now, BTW, I am enamored with The Red Elvises.
     
  8. MatthewDickin

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    Basically, you create a playlist of whatever you like and then hit 'share', which gives a URL, which you can then post here... (Like this http://open.spotify.com/user/matthewdickin/playlist/228hwCheIZW8IxR3RhTDRH) Then we can all listen to each other's and discover new stuff.
     
  9. Uncle Joe

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    When you can play any song ever recorded it puts a lot of pressure on the programmer to get it right. My head may explode tonight.

    All I wanted was a simple Thanksgiving Day playlist.

    This is much more.
     
  10. Uncle Joe

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    Good Lord. They have Reparata and the Delrons, "Tommy." They were from our neighborhood. My first record. 1965.
     
  11. gpasq

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    To get a simple list, just browse for a genre, or browse the "top lists" stuff. THat's how I build lists for pool parties in the summer. Easy peasy
     
  12. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks. Good tip.
     
  13. Justinvs

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    My daughter loaded it on our computer, so it gets a lot of play at our house, and I'll admit it's greet for looking up songs or new music.

    But, since I seldom listen to music at home it really doesn't do me a lot of good.
     
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    They have a mobile app.
     
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    The mobile app is great, use it 99% of the time.
     
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    You forgot the most important part of the story....what about the cheese?
     
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    Who cut the cheese?
     
  18. Justinvs

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    Doesn't help, since we don't have cell service. You have to drive almost twenty miles before you can use a cellphone, and our wifi ends just a few feet outside our house.
     
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    I got hooked up to it a few months ago.

    mind blowing...got turned on to so much music i'd have been too lazy to pursue otherwise.
     
  20. tele salivas

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    wow , this is a crazy party. Had no idea. Hey somebody finished off the Parmesan on the cheese tray!
     
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