Stay Motivated with Workout Playlists

January traditionally kick starts the ‘get fit’ season as millions of us hit the gym to work off festive over-indulgence. With this in mind, we analyzed workout playlists on the service to reveal the top tracks that motivated our users to get moving this January. The list of the ten most streamed tracks is dominated […]

Meet Vela and bring Voice Control to your Music

We love fantastic apps that make listening to music even easier and more fun. A recent standout is Vela, an iPhone app that brings voice control to music. Just tell Vela (Voice Enhanced Listening Assistant) what you want to hear – a song, artist, album or track – and it plays! The perfect hands-free companion […]

Some sweet stuff from Music Hack Day Stockholm!

Last weekend we hosted a Music Hack Day in Stockholm bringing together programmers, developers, musicians and designers to conceptualize, build and demo the future of music. Over this period of 24 hours, a ton of interesting stuff was developed and we thought we’d share of the some highlights! One of the standout apps was Orly, […]

The sounds of January courtesy of

We present you the music selection that our friends from Sharemyplaylists have handpicked for this month. 40 Years hits We’re often extolling the virtues of the recent wave of Swedish pop stars. But it’s no new thing. This playlist proves that Sverige has been a bastion of superb music for a long time. Created by […]

January Beats presented by @thursplay

Here’s what you’ll listen to on this January Beats by our friends at @thursplay : 2013 starts in full music mode! On this January Beats by @thursplay you can listen to: “The Archer” by Swedish duo The Deer Tracks; “Saucer Eyes” by Brooklyn five-piece indie pop Snowmine, Seattle based Deep Sea Diver with “You Go […]

App of the Week: Earache Metalizer

Having had both ears to the ground for the past 25 years, Earache Records knows a thing or two about uncovering new music – and now they’ve created a Spotify App that will help you uncover new metal tracks. The Earache Metalizer App is dedicated purely to metal music, helping you navigate the myriad metal […]

Our Interview with Villagers

“I thought Radiohead were aliens…” Conor O’Brien, the singer and songwriter at the heart of Ireland’s very excellent Villagers, recently realised he uses his songs as therapy. He will take a thought, an idea, a phrase and then spend a huge amount of time building a reason for that thought, that idea, that phrase to […]

#MusicMonday playlist brought to you by @MonaFims

Time to kick of a new week and a new playlist! We start with “Dragging Your Feet In The Mud” by Arizona’s indie pop-rockers “Lydia”. We continue with Max McElligott`s beautiful vocal. Next track this week is “Back To Back” from “Wolf Gang”‘s debut album “Suego Faults” released back in 2011. We follow up with […]

Win tickets to Passenger’s

Enter to win a pair of tickets to one of Passenger’s remaining sold out UK tour dates. You can listen to their album “All The Little Things” here on Spotify.

Our Interview With Leona Lewis

Hands up who knew Leona Lewis had a house in LA? Hmmm, not many of you. Well, she does and when Spotify comes a calling (on the telephone, that is) she’s there intending to see her best friend and to have a bit of a holiday. “I’m chilling here for a minute!” she laughs. Meanwhile, […]