A selection of playlists for July

ShareMyPlaylists.com provides us with another in their series of excellent playlist posts. You can check out thousands of playlists at ShareMyPlaylists.com – they’ve got a little something for everyone. Strictly BASS… Part Five We hit the ground running this month with the latest in this brilliant series of bulky bass line inspired playlists from syknyk. […]

Music stories on Facebook

We’ve been fans of Facebook for a long time now, so much so that we looked to them for inspiration when building our own social features. Yesterday they reached a big milestone, 500 million users, and to celebrate they’re collecting stories from their users and asking which ones inspire them. We’re happy to take a […]

Spotify for Linux

A lot of our developers are using Linux, obviously they want to listen to music while they’re coding away and looking at the feedback we get it appears that they’re not the only ones. So today we’re pretty happy to present a preview version of Spotify for Linux. Built by our brilliant developers during hack […]

Spotify Premium – M.I.A is back

After two hugely acclaimed albums (2005’s ‘Arular’ and 2007’s ‘Kala’), the global success of Paper Planes, Oscar nominations, and that ’Grammys performance, M.I.A is set to release new album ‘///Y/’, which sees her as incendiary and forward thinking as ever. Recorded in Los Angeles, the album features production from Rusko, Diplo, Blaqstarr and Switch, a […]

Mark Ronson ticket competition for Premium users

Mark Ronson will be performing brand new tracks from his forthcoming album ‘Record Collection’ (out 27th September) at an intimate London show this Tuesday (6th July)! Spotify has three pairs of tickets for Premium members up for grabs! For your chance to attend this special event simply reply to this post and tell us your […]

iPhone app updated – background listening arrives!

Easily the most requested feature for our iPhone app since it launched last September has been the ability to listen to music while surfing the web, using Facebook, etc. Up until now this hasn’t been possible but with Apple’s release of iOS 4 you’re able to use multiple apps at the same time, including Spotify. […]