Wow – what memorable evenings we have had!
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Thanks to everyone who showed up for the Zeum and SWIG gatherings over the past week. They were great opportunities to hear from the hometown crowd directly – long overdue. Particularly enjoyable for the many Pandora employees who were finally able to attend a town hall meeting in person, rather than rely on blogs and emails. Special for all of us.
We had 230 folks show up at Zeum… !!

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Thanks to Ebba and co. for being, shall we say ‘flexible’ with the firecode! We had well over 400 RSVPs and had to quickly figure out another place to host the 150+ folks who we had to redirect. Fortunately, we had an event on the calendar with AMP3 for the following week. Smaller, but just as much fun.
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Lots of great questions and comments on both nights: UPC codes on homemade CDs, “add this song to another station” style feature requests, the need for greater variety on playlists, suggestions for Norwegian music, more granular feedback options, community features, and a lovely testimonial on a Mahalia Jackson-driven discovery of little known gospel phenom Sister Gertrude Morgan… to name a few.
We really do learn a lot at these events. A number of the engineering team working on the features attended both events, so they really got to hear firsthand what people want. I know I speak for everyone from Pandora in saying that these are profoundly rewarding and motivating for all of us. Thanks for sharing your passion, enthusiasm and affection.
Tim (Founder)


  1. smile
    September 25, 2006 at 5:43am
    I am a chinese girl,thank you make me very happy.I like music,like smiling.
  2. Megan
    October 08, 2006 at 12:59am
    When are we going to be able to listen to this stuff in our cars/on the go??!!!
  3. Lin Rudd
    October 14, 2006 at 6:44pm
    I'd love to have radio coming thru my computer. Dense me, I can't figure out how to use Pandoras Box. I am a luddite who doesn't even have an Ipod. Help. Lin
  4. Paul C. Hsieh
    November 23, 2006 at 7:42am
    How is your financial situation? How do you sustain yourself? I am just worried to death that one morning I wake up and see the GOOD-BYE note posted on your web.
  5. Annette
    January 02, 2007 at 11:43am
    I recently found Pandora and love it....when I'm in school I can listen to music and get more work done then noraml ,I'm one of those that needs that sound in the back to get things done...THANX

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