Now, Now Exclusive Pre-stream

Now, Now are a Minneapolis based trio composed of Cacie Dalager (Vocals, Guitar), Jess Abbott (Vocals, Guitar), and Brad Hale (Drums, Synth). Threads, their second full-length release is a must-listen. Exploring the fragile nature of our existence, our perceived understanding of the world, and relationships shared with others physically and emotionally – Threads packages these […]

#MusicMonday’s playlist brought to you by @MonaFims

Our friend @MonaFims has this #MusicMonday’s music recommendations. This #MusicMonday kicks off with a new favorite indie-pop darling: Sheffield-based “Standard Fare”. I fell in love with their song “The Look of Lust” from their secound album “Out of Sight, Out of Town” As usual, I try to add a few good singer/songwriters to the playlist […]

Tune into Some Nights, the latest from Fun.

Fun.’s new album Some Nights is available now on Fueled By Ramen. Produced by Jeff Bhasker (Kanye West, Drake), this indie-pop treasure includes the breakout single ‘We Are Young’ featuring Janelle Monáe. Plus, if you love the music, get a behind-the-scenes look on the making of the album with this track commentary from the trio. […]

Get the party started with new Gapless Playback and Crossfade features

Today we’re very excited to announce the launch of new gapless playback and crossfade features for all Spotify users as part of our latest upgrade, which begins rolling out this week. Gapless playback lets the songs flow seamlessly, one to the next, without any silent spaces in-between – perfect for dance and classical music, live […]

Mind the gap! Spotify now with gapless playback and crossfade

Here at Spotify, we’re always looking for ways to improve the music you hear. That’s why we’re so pleased to announce the release of gapless playback and crossfade – coming soon with your next Spotify upgrade. Gapless playback lets the tracks flow seamlessly, one to the next, without any silence between. Perfect for classical music, […]

February Beats presented by @thursplay

Our friends at @thursplay have compiled this playlist for February. Time to reveal the songs we played on repeat this February here at #thursplay! On this playlist, find 25 tracks of hand picked indie music, some of them just released. To start with, Sleigh Bells with their addicting “Rill Rill”, because even though they just […]

Listen to The Cranberries Exclusive Pre-release

To celebrate their sixth studio album ‘Roses’ on February 27th, The Cranberries have released six tracks from the album in an exclusive sampler just for Spotify users. It includes special live versions of the classic Cranberries’ hits ‘Zombie’ and ‘Linger’, recorded in Madrid in 2010. Check it out here.

App of the Day: ShareMyPlaylists

We can’t get enough of the app! With tens of thousands of hand-curated playlists at your fingertips, who wouldn’t? This Spotify app showcases the most original playlists submitted by users as well as the most popular playlists from We love the personalized recommendations based on your listening habits and the Playlist Generator. Creating […]

Seven Days in Music History brought to you by This Day in Music

Our friends at This Day in Music are bringing us some of the most relevant events that happened this week, along with a playlist for each day. Read along and enjoy these musical flashbacks. 22nd February, Andy Warhol, pop artist and producer, dies after a gall bladder operation. A leading light of the Pop Art […]

Results of Spotify Code Quest 2012

On February 18th hundreds of contestants fought for the prizes in Spotify Code Quest 2012, trying to solve eight challenging programming problems, ranging from hunting mischievous trolls to figuring out the bandwidth usage of streaming applications. The contest started in a flurry, with many contestants solving the easiest problem, “Troll Hunt”, in just a few […]