Posts Tagged: Spotify

Live the Latin Music Evolution in Spain and South America

The time when the Pasodoble was the most popular music in Spain has fallen behind. Beyond the verbenas (traditional village festivities), these songs are now only seldom listened to (unless you’re a fan of So You Think You Can Dance).The new favorites among Spaniards lie with Latin artists who mix electronic sounds with Reggaeton, Salsa, Bachata and other Caribbean rhythms…. Read more »

“Found Them First”? Spotify Can Tell You

Just last month, Spotify launched a new dedicated site to enable music lovers to see which artists they had listened to before everyone else. The site, which Spotify is calling “Found Them First“, is a standalone site that users can connect to their Spotify account in order to uncover what music they discovered “first.” (Go tastemakers!)

An Open Letter to Neil Young

To Mr. Young (or may I call you Neil?), I have been a big fan of your music for years. I listen to you at home, at work, walking the streets of London, at friends’ houses and on my daily commute. But you recently removed all of your work from music streaming services and I… Read more »

Focus, Focus, Focus… Tracks

Listening trends in music can best be described as cyclical. In the 1950s, the single is king. By the 1970s, the popularity of the “concept album” reaches its peak. In the 80s and 90s with the rise of cassettes, and later the birth of iTunes, singles are back. Around the turn of the millennium, a return to… Read more »

A Test Run of Spotify Running

When Spotify unveiled its new Running feature in their mobile app earlier this year, it was met with more than one “I wish I’d thought of that!” Music is an important motivational tool for any workout and this feature is a godsend to anyone (like me) who is overwhelmed by the task of creating the… Read more »