The Sounds of RE/CREATE New York

We are thrilled to be partnering with digital innovators CREATETHE GROUP on an exciting charitable project in support of Hurricane Sandy relief, RE/CREATE New York.

RE/CREATE New York has brought together more than 50 prominent creators who want to give back to the city they love. Each creator – including the likes of Roman Coppola, Jefferson Hack, Anne Hathaway, Arianna Huffington, Michael Stipe, and Kanye West – has donated a personal object or experience for online auction, and a playlist for your listening pleasure.

Three consecutive auction rounds with these unique items are taking place with 100% of the proceeds going to the relief efforts of New York Cares.

So what are you waiting for? Bidding is now open! Get in on the auction action nowand be sure to catch of all the awesome RE/CREATE New York playlists on Spotify here!

Presidential Tunes

A Presidential playlist to perk up your Thursday!

This official playlist features music by many of the artists performing at the second inauguration of President Obama and Vice President Biden.

Looking for some more POTUS-approved tunes? Follow Barack Obama on Spotify here!

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 favorites 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 organized 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.

App of the week: moosify

David Guetta or Green Day? Dancefloor, coffee shop or pub? moosify helps you decide and meet like-minded people that have a lot in common when it comes to music and places. And as many happy users confirm – those things are often more relevant than anything else.

moosify is a service for meeting new people through a common taste in music and places. The free service is available for iPhone and Android and as a Spotify App.

moosify instantly connects you with interesting people around you, providing common interests as icebreakers. moosify features a personal profile – including pictures, character tags, favorite places in town and of course one’s favorite and most-played music.

No matter if you’re interested in a coffee shop companionship, visiting a concert or just chatting – moosify is at your service! And to make it a fun and safe place to meet people, one’s exact location is never shown in public areas of the service.

Try the moosify Spotify App on your computer now.