Spotify and Waze partner to soundtrack your drive alongside route navigation

Music streamer Spotify has partnered with the car navigation app Waze so that listening to music while following your route is easier than ever. The partnership between Waze and Spotify allows users to view and…

Spotify acquire audio detection system Sonalytic to launch new features

Spotify have acquired the UK audio detection startup Sonalytic to improve Spotify’s personalisation and enhance their publishing data system. Sonalytic are a new UK company founded last April, offering services and technology that can “identify…

Spotify and SXSW team up offering new music discovery, playlists and “Special Experiences”

Spotify have joined up with the SXSW music festival to offer a bunch of curated and enhanced music opportunities as well as some special opportunities with SXSW artists. The South-by-Southwest Music Festival are introducing their…

How to Create a Spotify Playlist

Within the Spotify app, click “(+) New Playlist.” Give your playlist a name and description. Be sure to use rich keywords that mention the style of music, specific artists within the playlist, or other organizing…

Obama joked he wanted a job at Spotify, so they created a ‘President Of Playlists’ position

Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek heard Obama say “I’m still waiting for my job at Spotify” so decided to create a position just for him – Spotify President of Playlists. Obama has embraced Spotify…