I LEARNED TODAY that Spotify, the digital music service, at some point became available to customers in the US. I hopped right over to register and received the completely expected following message.
Oh well, I guess I shouldn’t feel too bad. It took some time to come to the US, it will come to Germany eventually, right? And besides, the Internet is a big place and there are always other ways to get music. Like from Pandora, for example.
Or from Amazon Cloud?
Aw, shucks. Well maybe it’s not the best way to listen to music, but when I’m desperate I know I can always head over to YouTube and find a teenager from Pocatello covering something from Miley Cyrus.
‘Sorry about that’ indeed. Well, I guess streaming music is just not in the cards. But I’m flexible, I can find better ways to wind down. How about a movie? And who doesn’t use Netflix for movies these days?
WHAT!?! Hey, I’ll settle for a bad movie. Hello, Hulu….