Don't get me wrong. I still love to listen to a great album (i.e. Paul's Boutique, Bringing It All Back Home, Maxinquaye) from start to finish. And there are times, in this fragmented world, where I think it's important to throw something cohesive on to glue everything back together for a moment.
But I also love the randomness of the Pandora experience. Here was my morning listening experience, as I logged onto my Radiohead station. These four songs in a row (can find them all on YouTube):
Mazzy Star - Into Dust
Thomas Newman - Any Other Name
Placebo - Hang On To Your IQ
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
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