Hi Adam, Thanks for your reply! While I understand that Featured Tracks help artists get feedback on their new music, I'm still not sure how classical piano pieces, country music, soul/R&B, or heavy metal ended up on my station based on the Bee Gees. I do have stations with those types of music, but not the one in question. That's my main issue with the Featured Tracks I heard. If they were in the appropriate station, I might very well give a Thumbs Up on them! But, I don't want to hear classical piano pieces in that station, so I can either give it a Thumbs Down, skip it, or bear with it. If I give it a Thumbs Down, because it's on the wrong station for me, that might send the message that I don't like the song at all, when in reality, I just don't like it on that station. 😃 Is it possible that the Featured Tracks play on the most listened-to station(s) per user? If so, that would explain why I heard them where I did. When I switched stations to a lesser-used station, I did not hear any Featured Tracks. Thanks again for your help!
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Hi, I noticed an issue today and am trying to figure out how to fix it.
I'm a Pandora Plus subscriber (not Premium, in case it's relevant to my post), and I've curated several stations over the years with the Thumbs feature. One of the reasons I pay for a monthly subscription is because I prefer the Pandora format over other streaming services, and that the Music Genome Project does a great job in determining what music to play on my stations.
Unfortunately, my oldest and favorite station has been incorrectly bombarded with wildly unrelated content today via the "Featured Tracks". I'm more than happy to listen to new music from artists who pay to promote their music, but seriously, is it not possible to match the Featured Tracks with the actual Music Genome of the station? What's the point of curating a station and hearing completely unrelated music on it? I have no interest in hitting Skip or Thumbs Down for 10-20 songs in a row. There's no reason that my station, which is based on the Bee Gees and related Thumbs Up, should be playing instrumental piano or modern country. I have other stations for that.
Is there any way to fix this, or am I going to have to not play my favorite station until the Featured Tracks on it go away?
Moderator Edit: Edited title for clarity
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