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Bookmarks tagged with “spotify”

  1. The Problem with Muzak | Liz Pelly

    Although I love having so much music available in Spotify, I’m increasingly aware how often I use it unthinkingly just for “background music for working” which I’m not very proud of. So even aside from these odd industry-changing effects, I’m feeling uneasy about Spotify.

  2. CASH Music - The Secret Lives of Playlists

    On how record labels make and influence Spotify playlists. In case you want to feel a little bit used. (via Buckslip)

  3. Massive dump of Spotify created playlists - 1.4k+ genres, 12k+ playlists! : spotify

    Amazing, but it’s annoying this stuff is practically impossible to discover or browse in the app itself. Even having seen everynoise.com before, I didn’t realise all these playlists existed.

  4. Discover Weekly Archive by hansjuergenbardenhagen - IFTTT

    “Every Monday, this Recipe will automatically add the 30 tracks on your Discover Weekly playlist to a personal Discover Weekly Archive playlist.” (via @tomtaylor)

  5. TV Networks, Algorithms and the Demise of HMV

    I’m not sure i buy all of this, but some interesting thoughts in there. Almost says that without better discovery tools, Spotify is like HMV, huge but daunting and soulless. (via Paul Mison)

  6. Why Spotify can never be profitable: The secret demands of record labels — Tech News and Analysis

    A look at the “demands that digital music companies [like Spotify, Rdio, etc] are compelled to agree to” by the major record labels. “Onerous” would be a word. (via Blech)

  7. Spotify Instant

    Find-as-you-type search of Spotify. Tab, hit Return and the track plays in Spotify. Nice.

  8. Echofi - Better Spotify Radio

    Enter an artist name and it plays a stream of similar artists (chosen using Echo Nest) in Spotify.

  9. Liesen/spotify-api-server - GitHub

    “Implementation of parts of the Spotify playlist API. … It’s a web server that talks to Spotify using libspotify.”

  10. Groovify your music tweets - Denoiser the better

    Tweet a song and @groovify generates a Spotify or Grooveshark playlist based on it.

  11. Spotibot.com - Generate Spotify Playlists powered by Lastfm!

    Makes Spotify playlists based on the name of a music artist or your Last.fm favorites/recommendations.

  12. Overhere

    Listen along with any last.fm user in real time, using Spotify. So simple.

  13. Topsify - Top 40 chart playlists for Spotify

    Exactly what I was after — I feel I should listen to the Top 40 once in a while and maybe this will help me do it. But the charts are in the “wrong” order, with number 1 first.

  14. Philgyford | Share Spotify Playlists at ShareMyPlaylists.com

    Here are my Spotify playlists, in case anything takes your fancy. i’ll update it when I make new ones worth sharing.

  15. Simon Reynolds’ 2010 (Playlist by philgyford - Spotify)

    I made a playlist of all of the albums and tracks Simon Reynolds liked most from 2010. Well, those I could find on Spotify, around 50%.

  16. Playlist by mildlydiverting - Spotify

    Kim made a playlist of that list of bands in that Paul Morley article what I linked to the other day. Thanks Kim!

  17. Crowd-sourcing the office stereo, using Twitter and Spotify

    Python script to enable sending Spotify URLs @ a Twitter account which then queue and play, and also scrobble to Last.fm.

  18. Spotify playlist: Chart Hits 83

    I made a playlist of that K-Tel double cassette compilation I was banging on about a while back. A few omissions, but otherwise it’s all there.

  19. Spotify + sharemyplaylists.com = good

    I had exactly the same problem with Spotify — unsure what to listen to. ShareMyPlaylists does seem like a good way in.

  20. Last.fm + Spotify + Find new albums

    Find albums by your top artists on Last.fm that have recently been added to Spotify. Although many are albums I already have, which is how I’ve listened to them on Last.fm… (via Tom Taylor)

  21. Festive 50 - Lists between 1976 and 2000 « www.indiefy.co.uk

    Spotify playlists for (incomplete) John Peel’s Festive Fifties. (via Paulpod on Twitter)

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