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Why Zane Lowe Could Do More For Discovery At Apple Than Echonest’s $25.6 Million Does For Spotify

BBC Radio One DJ Zane Lowe just announced a shock move to Apple. For the non-Brits and non-Anglophiles Zane Lowe is arguably the most influential radio DJ in the UK and is renowned for being a tastemaker with an eclectic pallet. 1,037 more words


The Million Songs of Christmas

No other holiday dominates our listening like Christmas. During this season, we are exposed to a seemingly never ending playlist of Christmas music. So its no surprise that there’s a huge amount of Christmas music available on Spotify.   1,535 more words


Inside The Spotify - Echo Nest Skunkworks

They call it Truffle Pig, and it’s ProTools for playlists. Punch in parameters like “danceability”, date ranges, or emotions and Truffle Pig spits out a set of top jams that would fit your “Lovesick 90s Party Starters” playlist. 2,674 more words


Comment la musique s’exporte depuis Paris, Londres et Berlin (Les Inrockuptibles)

Pour son premier article sur Spotify Insight Data Blog, Eliot van Buskirk s’est intéressé à l’influence exercée par Londres, Paris et Berlin à travers le monde. 66 more words

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More on "Where's the Drama?"

My Music Hack Day Berlin hack was “Where’s the Drama?” – a web app that automatically identifies the most dramatic moment in any song and plays it for you. 473 more words


Acrostify - make Spotify playlists with embedded secret messages

For my summer vacation early-morning coding for fun project I revamped my old Acrostic Playlist Maker to work with Spotify.  The app, called Acrostify, will generate acrostic playlists with the first letter of each song in the playlist spelling out a secret message.   37 more words

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