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 UK – Making of Total Life Forever

Mercury Prize nominated Foals recently released their sophomore album, Total Life Forever, to rave reviews. The album was recorded during late 2009 at Svenska Grammofon Studion in Gothenburg, Sweden, by Luke Smith (Clor), and was mixed by wild man Alan Moulder in London 2010. By choosing to record in the labyrinthine Svenska Grammofon Studion, the […]

3OH!3’s streets are lined with gold

Colorado electronic duo Sean Foreman and Nathaniel ‘Nat’ Motte, better known as 3OH!3, have been hard at work putting together the follow-up to their 2008 album, Want. ‘Streets of Gold’ is the second album from the band, who have already sold more than 600,000 singles in the UK. Their second single ‘Starstrukk’ (feat. Katy Perry) […]

Spotify UK – Monarchy app

Monarchy continue to break new ground and are today giving Spotify’s users exclusive access to a new track contained within their augmented reality iPhone app. Download the Monarchy app from the App Store, then visit the Spotify homepage (or download the app and take a close up picture of the image posted here from the […]

Spotify Premium UK – Professor Green preview tracks

Littering his lyrics with wry pop culture references, a sharp sense of humour and an honesty rarely found in rap music right now, Professor Green is one of the most exciting talents to emerge in 2010. With the UK charts increasingly full of MCs, now, more than ever, pop is ready for an artist that […]

Spotify UK – Win an I Blame Coco iPod

Selfmachine the brilliant new single from I Blame Coco is out now. To celebrate we are giving away an iPod Touch loaded with I Blame Coco music to a lucky Spotify listener. To enter simply create a Spotify playlist including Selfmachine and share it with your friends. Here’s how you do it: create a playlist […]

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 […]

Spotify Premium UK – Lovebox festival VIP giveaway

Lovebox has quickly become one of the must-attend events on the summer festival circuit and takes place this year from the 16th-18th of July. Held annually in London’s oldest public park the festival was founded by DJs Groove Armada and continues to grow in size. Some of this year’s acts include the likes of Dizzee […]