Most of the stuff that I’m putting up on www.beatsense.com/eclecticgroovesfm these days is newer. And I’m finding a wonderful cross-pollination of the genres these days. That makes for a great musical experience in my orbit. What I share is quite arbitrary of course and does go quite wide. I appreciate others input to the flow that I like to create of all genres, mainstream or just plain hanging out there on the edge.
You love to listen to music while working Most of us do.
Some of us even enjoy sharing our love of music with our fellow office members and crowning ourselves as the office DJ.
No doubt that listening to music together while working is boosting your day to day experience at work, let you discover new music and unlock some hidden personalities of the people that share the same room or the same floor with you.
It always ends being a wide range of sounds that find their way into my path on a regular basis and these are some of the encounters that I’ve had thanks to fate and other beatsters, in particular JonCorf in recent weeks, whose finds are included here amongst others. Continue reading “Slaves Eclectic, Souls Liberated”
While Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Google Play Music and others are making lots of press points and the wars between them intensify each day, that doesn’t change the fact that 80% of the population still consumes music on YouTube.
80% of the population still consumes music on YouTube. The funny thing is that YouTube is not even a music platform.
The funny thing is that YouTube is not even a music platform, but a “video-sharing website” by definition. As such, the music experience on YouTube as basic as it can be.
Sometimes in my search for things new, interesting, creative or just plain musical fun, I come across particular works or artists that I feel may need a random arrow pointing in their direction. Hey, if I have a spark, perhaps someone else may get one too.
You probably have not heard most of these Christmas songs, but it would sure be a shame if you will not be aware of them!
Many of these non-traditional Christmas songs are parodies and others just great songs. I always loved Christmas parodies in addition to rock classics and traditional Christmas/holiday music.
Flowers, mementos, and an eighties style cassette boom box fill the entranceway to the modest house which was Leonard Cohen’s home for much of his life in Montréal. People quietly assembled, came and went during days following his passing, not so much in pain but in a kind of dark optimism mixed in with a joyousness that retained the fleshy realities of life.
So yes, we have YouTube. It’s free, legal, and probably the largest music library out there.
But — and there is a big but — It is packed with annoying video ads and the music experience is no more than basic. You can’t blame YouTube for this poor experience and the lack of music related features, since it is not a music platform by definition, but a “video-sharing website.”