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Light-O-Rama
Holiday Music Sampler
Jingle Bell Rock
Special Presentation
Lighting The Way
Geek Holiday Chic
Deck The Halls And The Driveway
Colors Of Christmas
Smarten Up The Season
Santa's Little Helper
  
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Holiday Music Sampler

Music is one of the best ways to get people feeling some of that Christmas spirit. However, you don’t have to mix and match a bunch of CDs to get the best seasonal sampler. Instead, Spotify allows you to plan the greatest party playlist of all-time, without ever having to flip stations or change discs.
This streaming music service can put literally millions of music selections on-demand and at your fingertips. Search by artist, album or song, compile a playlist and get partying!

Spotify’s Basic service offers free streaming through a PC or Mac, as well as something called Spotify Radio. The radio option is free on a computer or a portable, allowing users to create an entire music station based on an artist, a song or a keyword like “Christmas.”

Once you’ve compiled your party playlist, you may want to upgrade to a Premium account. For $10 per month, you’ll be able to share your musical wealth with an A/V receiver. Onkyo, Denon and Marantz all make models that can stream the service. If you don’t have a Spotify-compatible component, download the free Spotify app and hook your iOS or Android device up to your system. Apple users can even stream that content wirelessly to AirPlay-capable speakers and receivers.

Free to $10 per month
www.spotify.com

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