Another month begins. How painful that last week of July was, with bills to pay, rainy days and Pandora cut off. With the 40 hour per month limit, my go-to workday listening device was gone by the 3rd week of July. I tried You Tube but tired of searching and clicking every 5 minutes, and got way too distracted. Here are my top 5 substitutes for Pandora:
#1. Playlist.com is a legal and free website that links users with free music from around the web. This is so fun, I found 98% of the songs I was looking for, and was able to create an awesome playlist in under 30 minutes. (Listen to my playlist HERE).
#2. Jango is another "if-you-like-this-you'll-like-that" radio site that is fairly decent.
#3. MTV.com actually has some constantly updating playlists of videos, if you're in the mood for mainstream pop. Check out the K-Swiss playlist for a little 90's flashback that transitions into newer stuff.
#4. Radiomaliboomboom.com: My friend worked on this new site launched TODAY for Malibu Rum which integrates a Rhapsody radio player into a really fun web design. The station is kind of like the soundtrack to sitting on the beach while drinking a Malibu Bay Breeze.
#5. Cool Hunting's Summer 2009 Playlist is a finite but great recap of what's happening in alternative this summer.
P.S. You can find my Pandora stations HERE.