Say hello to the very first wireless speakers featuring Spotify Connect.

Pioneer

We promised you a better way to listen at home with Spotify Connect. Now our friends at Pioneer have a firmware upgrade available on their latest range of network enabled AV receivers and SMA wireless speakers to support Connect. These are the first commercially available home audio products with Spotify built in.

Fire up the latest Spotify app on your mobile to control the music streaming on the receivers / speakers, no matter where they are. All your favourite Spotify features available for your home-listening pleasure.

For more information about the Pioneer products and the update, visit www.pioneer.eu/spotify.

Spotify Connect is a Premium feature.

 

Introducing the Spotify Follow Button

The new Spotify Follow Button makes it easier than ever to connect with your favourite artists, magazines and friends – all with a simple click of a button. You’ll start seeing Spotify Follow Buttons all over the web. By clicking Follow, you’ll get seamless and relevant updates, like your favourite artist’s latest album, or the pre-party playlist from your favourite music magazine.

Want to have your own Spotify Follow Button?

Add Spotify Follow buttons to your pages and make it easy for your web visitors to follow you,  your favourite artists, or any Spotify profile. Great for artists who want to build a fan base, bloggers who want to raise their Spotify profiles, and music lovers who just want to share their tastes!

All you need to do is use our “Follow” button generator here.

The Spotify Follow feature gives you a simple way to share your music, curated playlists and latest releases – direct with your fans.

Are you ready? Here are some artists to follow:

 

Win your tickets for the Hellfest Festival in France !

Hellfest Festival is coming soon ! Don’t have your tickets yet ? We offer you a chance to win your passes.

The Hellfest, the first festival dedicated to extreme music in France, will bring together 160 groups, including Guns N’ Roses, Megadeth, Mötley Crüe, Refused, Dropkick Murphys, Machine Head, Within Temptation, Trivium, Lamb of God, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dimmu Borgir… and tens of thousands of festival from Friday 15th to Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Clisson (near Nantes).

We offer five 3-day passes for 2, and 6 1-day passes for 2.
To enter the competition, create your ideal metal playlist and post it below in comments (specifying the type of pass for which you are playing) and then share it : the playlists with the most subscribers will win the passes ! You can play until next Tuesday (June 6) – winners will be contacted the next day (watch your spam!).

Check out and get inspired by the official Hellfest playlists in Spotify. For any question, please contact us at concours@spotify.com. Good luck !