Interactive audio novel from Hurts

Hurts and Manchester novelist Joe Stretch have created a wonderfully unique experience on Spotify in which you get to play the protagonist. Narrated by actress Anna Friel, ‘Don’t Let Go’ is an interactive audio novel which utilises Spotify in a completely new and unexpected way. Each chapter of the novel has been published as a […]

Adam Lambert – For Your Entertainment

Adam Lambert is the newborn star that has conquered the world after his big breakthrough in the eight season of American Idol. His debut single “Whataya Want From Me“, written by P!nk and Max Martin has dominated the European charts and with his follow-up hit “If I Had You” just released there’s no doubt that […]

First she kissed a girl, now she’s a Teenage Dream

After scoring four smash singles off her five-million-selling 2008 debut album “One of the Boys“, two-time Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Katy Perry returns to set airwaves ablaze with a scorching new album “Teenage Dream”. With singles like “California Gurls” and “Teenage Dream,” this album is filled with hits to follow-up to her back-to-back-to-back No. 1 […]

Play These Playlists: The Year So Far, Reading Festival and more curated by

Rather than an annotated playlist for the month that was, this month Drowned in Sound has compiled a selection of playlists to soundtrack your wet summer mornings and the turning of grey afternoon into indian summer evenings… Drowned in August 2010 August was a strange month for releases. Festivals and the Arcade Fire (strangely absent […]

Spotify – now with folders!

Playlists have always been central to the Spotify service and with the recent introduction of Spotify social we’ve seen millions of playlists be shared between friends and family. With millions of great playlists being created and shared we’ve looked to make it even easier for Spotify users to manage them with today’s introduction of playlist […]

A selection of playlists for August

The summer is winding down but our friends over at provide us with yet another in their series of excellent playlist posts to get your week started. You can check out thousands of playlists at – they’ve got a little something for everyone. Mark Webster’s The Soul Of The Beatles Eve wondered what […]

Mike Posner – cooler than you?

Mike Posner is not the regular student. While studying at Duke University he produced, recorded and released two mixtapes (”The Matter Of Time” and ”One Foot Out The Door”) out of his dorm room. The mixtapes featured artists like Kid Cudi & Wale. While still in university Mike signed a major record deal and did […]

Linkin Park, Travie McCoy or Plan B – your pick

Are you having a hard time finding your way back to reality after the summer? Maybe even suffering from a tough case of the “after vacation blahs”? Say no more, Spotify Premium has the answer. This fall offers some great opportunities for you and a friend to go see several truly awesome artists and bands […]

Carolina Wallin Pérez – “Pärlor och svin”

28 year old singer Carolina Wallin Pérez´s solo debut is the critically acclaimed album “Pärlor och svin” that exclusively contains new versions of the timeless songs of Swedish band and phenomena KENT. The album was recorded in KENT´s own studio in Stockholm and Carolina is now halfway through her long summer tour. Be sure not […]

Iron Maiden’s Final Frontier

August 16 marks the arrival of metal superstars Iron Maiden’s 15th studio album, The Final Frontier. 2010 is also the 30th Anniversary of Iron Maiden, their self-titled debut album which was released in 1980. Over the 30 years that have passed Iron Maiden has sold an astounding 80 million albums! For “The Final Frontier”, the […]