Scott Pinkmountain
We have a bevy of new episodes up, and we’d love to hear what you think of them. Also, if you have questions for the guests, ask away and we will retrieve answers for you.
The Musicology Show: Building A Song From The Ground Up. Pandora music analyst Scott Pinkmountain takes his song, “You Gave Me This,” and disassembles it for us. He reverse-engineers the track to show how he built it, piece by piece. Pianos prepared with tissue boxes, stiffly swinging drums, and orchestrons await.
Music 101: Singing In Harmony. In this video episode, Greg Giles and Kelly Atkins from 20 Minute Loop look at vocal harmony, and the myriad ways two singers can harmonize a line: tutti, contrary motion, call and response, counterpoint and more. We also discuss the well-known artists who use these harmonizing styles.
The Musicology Show: Strings. Violinist Alan L. Lin and cellist Yair Evnine show how they get their sounds, play some brilliant excerpts from great classical works, and talk shop. Now that Pandora features classical music, we’re going to spend more time looking at orchestral instruments, and this is our first foray.
Great Venues: South by Southwest, Part 3. In the final episode of our SxSW trilogy, performers from Lovelikefire, Mud, Elephone and Minipop extol the virtues of a festival in which musicians can enjoy the company of other bands. It’s a love fest, as they prefer to see other groups as peers rather than as competitors.
Thanks, y’all,


  1. Patrick Atherholt
    April 10, 2008 at 11:56am
    What a great idea for PC listening ! I put in Johnny Mathis type music for a station and got a fantastic line of artists. Thanks Pandora !
  2. hamida
    April 11, 2008 at 9:06am
    hi hamida me love u
  3. ana
    April 11, 2008 at 3:41pm
    yom una vez escuche la estacion de radio ,pero ahora no puedo porque me dise que no entro bien mi informacion ,pero todo lo ago correcto y tanat cosa para escuchar su radio lo deberian de haser mas facil todo i dont like it ,buy
  4. sheila
    April 12, 2008 at 8:17am
    wow...i sat for hours just listening to music, i usually listen to yahoo music, but they have to many commericals and plus always wanted a dollar or two.....wish i knew about this sooner. thanks and hope to get a reply back....
  5. ocean
    April 12, 2008 at 5:12pm
    I just joined. My daughter told me I could find any music I would like to hear bur I can not find S'io t'amo by Teresa Seneke (1848-1875). I am not sure who recorded her music but I am learning this piece and would love to hear someone singing it. I am excited to be listening to the classical station as I type. Thank you, Ocean
  6. Lucia @ Pandora
    April 14, 2008 at 4:44pm
    Thanks for the comments and suggestions, folks! :) Lucia
  7. Heather
    April 14, 2008 at 7:31pm
    Please, please, please make Pandora available for Suncom phones! I got a great new Blackberry and lament that the only thing it can't do is play my Pandora stations! Any update on Pandora Mobile would be greatly appreciated.
  8. Lucia @ Pandora
    April 16, 2008 at 12:33pm
    Heather: We definitely hope to get Pandora on more phones and more carriers... Stay tuned; we're working on it!
  9. JohnyDe
    April 17, 2008 at 12:44pm
    What a great idea for PC listening ! I put in Johnny Mathis type music for a station and got a fantastic line of artists. Thanks Pandora !

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