Posts Tagged: Spotify

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 »

Compilations: Breaking Down Musical Barriers Since 2011


The New York Times’ recent article on Spotify revealed what some may view as a marketing revelation but is old news for us at Compilations: that streaming services are moving away from classifying by generic labels and instead embracing new mood or time-based musical recommendations. Considering how easy it is for the average Spotify subscriber… Read more »

Live In The Moment with Spotify’s Latest Updates


Streaming with Spotify has just made its largest application update in over a year with a few new and exciting additions to their mobile platform. This update not only provides users with algorithmic and professionally curated mixes but it automatically offers listeners music based on their current setting. Whether you’ve just woken up, are on your commute or… Read more »

Can’t Get Enough of Butch Walker


After welcoming Dangerbird Records to The Orchard family, I think we can speak for the whole team when we say we were very excited to work with the label’s extensive and acclaimed catalog, starting with the multi-talented Butch Walker. As soon as we heard Butch’s Afraid Of Ghosts was to be our first release with Dangerbird, we digital retail marketing… Read more »