Backstage with Florence + The Machine

On stage Florence Welch is a force of nature, dancing and swirling and throwing herself heart first into the music. But what happens backstage before and after these explosions? Florence tells us about a tour life filled with tattoos, clogs and mud. In the beginning of the summer, Florence + The Machine released the breathtaking […]

Father John Misty On Love and New Music

Father John Misty is an intense musician. Or, at least, very complicated. The project of ex-Fleet Foxes member Josh Tillman, the second LP, I Love You, Honeybear, was just released this past Tuesday. The album takes a broad, although at times unsettling close, look at love; all in Tillman’s cynical, mostly tongue-in-cheek tone. Josh on his new album versus […]

Discover Filtered Playlists

This week sees the launch of Smirnoff’s partnership with Spotify, launching the the Filtered Playlists website, providing exclusive content to Spotify users. Filtered Playlists provide music tailored specifically to your personal taste and listening behaviour. On top of that, each week will feature exclusive interviews and playlists from some of the most critically acclaimed electronic record labels and producers around. This week kicks off […]

Spotify Landmark: Led Zeppelin’s IV

To round out the month of Rocktober, Spotify Landmark – our series documenting music’s greatest moments in the words of those who made them – sets its sights on one of rock’s defining albums, Led Zeppelin’s “IV.” We bring you the “aural history” of the album in newly recorded interviews with the legendary band’s surviving […]

Jack Rocks The Macbeth

  We’re excited to share our partnership with both Jack Daniel’s and NME. Jack Rocks The Macbeth is a series of gigs, intimate sessions and interviews with a wealth of bands and artists at the legendary Macbeth venue in Hoxton, East London. Already a month through and we have had some exciting shows from the […]

Spotify Landmark: Nas’ Illmatic

Spotify Landmark – our series documenting music’s greatest moments in the words of those who made them – is back. This time around, we bring you the ‘aural history’ of Nas’ Illmatic – considered by many to be one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. On the occasion of the album’s 20th anniversary reissue, Queens, NY […]

Meet Peter – one of our community’s Rock Stars


Have you ever wished you could reach out to an expert with questions about Spotify? The Spotify Community has your man. A few months ago, we were incredibly happy to have our top community Super User, Peter Doggart from the UK, visit our headquarters in Stockholm. Peter alone is responsible for answering almost 30,000 questions […]

Martin Garrix – The Spotify Interview

  Martin Garrix may be 17 years old, but the Dutch DJ is not lacking in experience. He’s been producing since he was eight years old, yes… age eight, and has been in the international spotlight since signing to seminal electronic label Spinnin’ Records in 2012. Since, highlights include being officially asked by Christina Aguileira to remix her track, “Your […]

Our Interview with Daria van den Bercken

  “I’m not interested in changing the music, just, sometimes, the context…” Dutch/Russian classical pianist – and Eddie Izzard fan – Daria van den Bercken recently performed a series of pieces by Handel while being towed by a car around Amsterdam. Last year she appeared at the Virada Cultural festival in São Paulo, Brazil where […]

Jake Bugg – The Spotify Interview

Jake Bugg has taken the UK by storm. At 19 years old, he is the youngest male solo artist ever to reach the top of the album charts! He’s now released his second album and is ready to take over the rest of the world. We met up with him and spoke about the new […]