Today we’re excited to present the latest, greatest batch of hot new apps. A total of 13 fantastic apps, brought to you from music labels including Universal, Sony, Warner, EMI, LEGACY, Def Jam, Domino, Matador, PIAS and X5.
Want to check out complete album booklets? Personalise playlists based on your Facebook likes? Delve more deeply into the history of legendary artists? Listen to the most popular songs being talked about on Twitter? All this and much, much more is coming to Spotify…
New apps include:
NOW: NOW has landed on Spotify! Rediscover old favourites and check out the latest hits with one of the UK’s biggest-ever music brands. Check out the NOW UK Top 20 chart; reminisce to a retro NOW album; create and share a playlist on the fly with the NOW Playlist wheel; pick your favourite genres, click go and get an instant NOW playlist, plus much more!
The Complete Collection: Browse rich images, lyrics, and liner notes to learn about iconic artists while listening to their music. Always wanted to know who wrote that Eminem song? Looking for the producer of your favourite beat? Curious who took those amazing Lady Gaga photos? Use The Complete Collection to immerse yourself in the music history while listening to legends you love!
Tweetvine: TweetVine is a perfectly formed little app that listens to all the tweets on Twitter with the hashtag #NowPlaying and creates charts from the results!
Classify: Classify opens the doors to the world of classical music. Browse by composers, eras, moods, instruments or genres. Our vast library of classical music is now intelligently organised for your listening pleasure.
The Legacy Of: A visual feast. Dig deeper into some of the world’s most acclaimed artists with hi-res photos, curated playlists, handpicked albums, biographies and more.
Filtr: Filtr is a playlist app, which allows you to build playlists based on the music tastes of your Facebook friends, people who’ve accepted invitations to Facebook events, music genres, your Spotify playlists and favourite artists. On top of generating awesome playlists, Filtr also recommends existing and live updated editorial playlists based on what you like.
Def Jam: For over 26 years, Def Jam Recordings has shaped culture and lifestyles by creating the very best in hip-hop, rap, R&B, and pop music. Def Jam’s new app enables an entirely new way to make your lives better through new experiences in music discovery and curation.
Domino: The Domino app is a discovery and listening destination for fans of Domino artists, the Domino label and the larger independent music community.
the warner sound: the warner sound features songs, albums, and playlists from Warner Music Group’s outstanding roster of artists including Green Day, Bruno Mars, Linkin Park, and Cee Lo Green, hot and emerging artists like Wiz Khalifa, Ed Sheeran, Kimbra, Birdy, and Fun., as well as legendary acts like The Doors, Grateful Dead, and Aretha Franklin. The app also spotlights genre-specific playlists such as Just Can’t Get Enough – The ’80s, Have A Nice Day – The ’70s, and Youth Gone Wild – Classic Heavy Metal, among many others. Additional features include Album Of The Day, Family Tree (where current artists are traced back to the classic roots), and artist-curated playlists from today’s hottest acts.
Hot or not: Hot or not? You decide. Vote for your favourite songs, either based on what you think is popular or what you wish to make popular. You’ll be rewarded with points and you can earn badges as well as see your scores compared to all your Facebook friends!
Digster: Digster has fresh playlists updated weekly. You can browse playlists by category, find playlists made by artists and match Digster playlists to your listening history and Facebook likes.
[PIAS]: The [PIAS] app helps music lovers discover the very best new albums and expertly curated playlists. Updated weekly, users can now rely on trusted voices to introduce and recommend great music to them, both past and present.
Matador: Matador’s app gives you the ultimate experience in new releases, tour dates, playlists and more. As well as keeping you clued up on Matador’s latest releases and tour dates, you can browse through the history of releases from Matador since 1992 – an interactive guide to music from the New York indie label.
The apps will be rolled out today – you can find them, along with the rest of our apps, in the App Finder.