Discover the Essential Classics

The world of Classical Music is vast. It spans across centuries and continents encompassing thousands of composers and millions of hours of music that come from different eras, different styles and different disciplines.

With a range that encompasses Beethoven symphonies and Mozart operas to Gregorian Chant and 20th century art music, it can often get a little overwhelming. So where do you start?

Look no further than the new Essential Classics app on Spotify to make it easy to find classical favourites and discover new works. Brings together all the essential masterpieces in one easy-to-use application, Essential Classics will introduce you to all the great works and provide a basic grounding in classical music. Over 1,000 tracks are organised into Essential Playlists (e.g. Violin Classics, Relaxing Classics) and Essential Composers (e.g. Mozart Essentials) as well as a timeline with playlists and information about the different periods in Western musical history.

Whether you are a lover of classical music or you are interested in learning more about the classics, it’s never been easier to discover all the essential classical masterpieces.

Embark on a classical journey with the Essential Classics app now!

Listen to Everything Everything’s new album ‘Arc’

Everything Everything’s eagerly anticipated new album ‘Arc’ is now available on Spotify!

It’s been two years since the band came out with their Mercury Music Prize nominated debut album “Man Alive” and they’ve spent this time putting inspiration into their long awaited second album, and the wait is over.

2013 is set to be an exceptional year for Everything Everything, and we are very excited for you to listen to ‘Arc’ here:

#MusicMonday playlist brought to you by @MonaFims

We start this Monday with a folk-pop four-piece from Seattle, Washington: “Ivan & Alyosha” and their song “Running for Cover”.

“The Elwins” are a Canadian indie rock band from Newmarket, Ontario. The song “Stuck In The Middle” is from their first full-length album, “And I Thank You” released back in February 2012.

We contiunue with an indie band from Cardiff/Caerphilly, UK. “We Are Trees” and their song “Sunrise Sunset”.

“Joywave” is an indie pop band from Rochester, NY. Next song in our playlist is their very first single “Golden State” released back in 2011. Then time for a dose of som electro pop: “The Mother We Share” by Scottish “CHVRCHES”

We finish this week`s playlist with K Ishibashi’s self-recorded and self-produced project. “Kishi Bashi”. Last song in our playlist is his catchy song “Bright Whites”.

If you have song suggestions for next week’s playlist, be sure to drop them in Mona’s Spotify Inbox.

Subscribe to the playlist and you will get a mix of twenty new Feel-Good tracks every Monday.