As a Pandora One user (no ads) I’m embarrassed to find myself in the stodgy, terrestrial radio niche. Damn, I like Pandora exactly as a mood centered and well put together set of playlists. It beats the shit out of terrestrial radio. So, despite the stereotyping, I agree that Pandora is set to move to a very much stronger market place. Having spent many years in the music and infotainment business launching new media, when new media was still a technical thing, I was committed to streaming music as the future. I bet on Rhapsody rather than iTunes with the creation and consumption of playlists as the place music would stabilize. It sure looks like we are there. I am taking a hard look at YouTube Music Red but I don’t think I’ll move. . . We’ll see. . .

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