Code Quest 2012

Calling all coders — Code Quest 2012 is here! At Spotify, we’re always looking for top-notch talent to join our NYC team. We figured throwing a contest would be a great way to go about it! Code Quest 2012 is a web-based competition where we put your coding skills to the test. During the contest, […]


Improvements to Spotify and offline sync

If you’ve recently noticed the odd track re-syncing in your offline playlists, there’s no need to worry. We’re currently working on some exciting improvements to make Spotify even better. This means that you may need to re-sync a small number of tracks as we update our catalogue. Please bear with us for a short time […]


Chimes of Freedom

Today two iconic forces that have impacted the past 50 years – the life-saving human rights activism of Amnesty International and the incomparable artistry of Bob Dylan – are being saluted by 80 musicians who contributed new or previously unreleased recordings to Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty […]


Spotify Platform and the ‘Viva’ client

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a number of great uses of the Spotify Platform that have enabled wonderful new musical experiences. In-client experiences such as Songkick’s integration and Last.fm’s discovery engine. Third party mobile apps like SpotOn and Soundrop. And now we have another great project to let you know about. One of […]


Join our Tech Meetups in Stockholm and New York

Millions of users listen to Spotify’s streaming music service world wide. And behind the scenes we have a world class technology organization, continuing to make Spotify the best music service available. If you are interested in meeting some of our great engineers and more people who have taken the time to do develop something cool […]


Try SpotON Radio with unlimited skips, powered by Spotify

We are delighted to see great applications created by other developers using the Spotify Platform. We’re really impressed by one that’s been released this week, SpotON Radio , a third-party radio application for iOS devices. SpotON Radio allows you to create personalized radio stations on your iOS device. These stations mix your Spotify favourite tracks […]


The sounds of January courtesy of Sharemyplaylists.com

We present you the music selection that our friends from Sharemyplaylists have handpicked for this month. Best of Annie Mac 11 If you like your dance music, check out this collection of bangers from Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac’s end-of-year show. There’s 2011’s biggest tunes from the likes of The 2 Bears, Duck Sauce, Chase […]


Music Loves Art: Sharon Jones and Mickalene Thomas

In the second installment of VICE Meets Spotify: Music Loves Art, we hang out with soul legend Sharon Jones and renowned visual artist Mickalene Thomas. The women chat about their different mediums, what inspires their work, and how they got their start. Watch as Mickalene and Sharon show Miami what it means to get down […]