I'm currently having issues with my Beneath the Starry Night station. A couple weeks ago, I thumbed up a track that was similar in style to the music on the station and by an artist I wasn't familiar with, to try and add a little bit of variety. Emphasis on a little. Since then, the entire station altered because of this one track. Half the time, it refuses to play the mellow piano/string combo music I intended it for and plays to folk/western inspired twangy stuff instead. I removed the thumbs up that caused the initial problem and have thumbed down tracks that pop up, but it still persists, and it's not removing whatever musical elements it dragged in. Now, when I do hear music from the original seed/thumbed up artists on the station, it's often the same ones over and over and over and over. Deep Cuts, which is supposed to be playing less heard pieces by main artists on the station, is playing either the same overplayed pieces from the main channel or pieces from artists I've never heard of, who fall under the twangy western sound I don't want. I heard one overplayed song from a seed artist, about 5 tunes that didn't fit, then the same seed artist tune again. Discovery is also a complete wreck and giving me either the same repetitive tunes from familiar artists or stuff that is unrelated to the original intention of the station. At this point I can't switch modes on that station anymore because my attempts to correct things have run me out of skips. I've been trying for days to correct things with thumbs ups/etc. and it just won't... I'm at a loss what to do. This is the 3rd/4th time I've created a station in this music style to try and get around the Pandora's issues of repetition/playing music that doesn't suit the station. It seems to happen over and over. I can't keep creating a new one every few weeks. and I don't want Pandora premium to 'make a custom playlist' as I'm trying to add variety to the station while still maintaining the same style of music. I can't add variety when I am not getting new artists that match what I want. At this point, is there at least a way for someone in the back-end to remove any country/western-themed station notes that might be buried in that particular station? Because it seems like the system doesn't care what I tell it now. This is weeks of station tuning completely wrecked and now I have to go back to one of my old ones and pray it doesn't get repetitious again, too.
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