Drowned in February playlist

Here’s February’s selection of playlists from Sean Adams, founder of Drowned in Sound, a UK-based music blog and irreverent community of music lovers. Drowned in February 2011 Here we go again. Another month whooshed on by but with more great releases condensed into it than any month in recent memory. There were of course the […]

Syket’s debut album and win tickets to see them live

Today, it’s finally time for Umeå based band Syket to release their debut album ”With Love”. The album is already receive rave reviews by the media. ”Syket has created one of the best albums of the year already” says Sonic and Nöjesguiden defines ”With Love” as ”a illogical exotism that fits right in the heart, […]

Träffa Erik Hassle i Studion

Den 23:e mars släpps Erik Hassles nya mini-album ”Mariefred Sessions”. Albumet innehåller 6 låtar som Erik har gjort tillsammans med Joakim Berg och Martin Sköld från Kent, inklusive den första singeln ”Are You Leaving” som du kan höra på Spotify redan nu. Vill du och en kompis komma till Stockholm och besöka Erik i studion […]

R.E.M.’s signed guitar and Sonos giveaway

R.E.M. is set to unveil its latest album, Collapse Into Now, and Spotify listeners can check out a 5-track sampler for a taste of what to expect from the new album. Additionally, we’re running a competition, giving all Spotify users a chance to win: A Fender Squier Stratocaster guitar, signed by Michael Stipe A Sonos […]

IMPALA European Independent Album of the Year Award

The new European Independent Album of the Year Award is a Mercury-style award which celebrates the musical talent and diversity of independent European releases, aiming to promote exceptional artists and the independent sector alike. The winner is selected, regardless of sales figures and publicity, from a shortlist which is compiled based on a national and […]

Roxette are back and bigger than ever!

After massive successes world-wide with hits like It Must Have Been Love, The Look and Listen To Your Heart, Roxette are currently heading out for a world tour promoting the release of their first studio album in 10 years – Charm School. The smash-hit first single “She’s Got Nothing On (But the Radio)” is already […]

Get into the mood with our Valentine’s Day playlists

Monday is Valentine’s Day and to ensure that you have enough music for an entire weekend of romance we’ve compiled a series of playlists from our label friends. Also don’t forget to check out our Valentine’s Day e-cards which are the perfect gift alongside flowers and chocolate. IODA’s Valentine’s Day Smoothies Valentine’s Edition Classic Valentine’s […]

The Year – Putting classical music on the digital map

World renowned brothers Peter and Patrik Jablonski are recognized as some of the finest concert pianists. Apart from being musicians, they run their own record label Altara – a true classical treasure. Cosmos Music Group/Altara in cooperation with Spotify are proud to present the exclusive compilation “The Year” – 365 classical masterpieces. The Year is […]

Spotify Premium – see Rise Against live in Stockholm

Chicago based punk-rock band Rise Against are playing a show in Stockholm at Annexet on March 19th. Thanks to our friends over a Live Nation we have five pairs of tickets to give away to Spotify Premium subscribers! To win the tickets make sure your Spotify Premium subscription is up to date and then post […]