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Can I Use Spotify Premium on as Many Devices as I Want

Spotify does allow Spotify Premium customers to use their accounts on many devices. There are limitations, but its possible to use as many devices as you wish. Limitations: Can only listen to music in one location at any time. Additionally, you can only use offline sync on up to 3 locations at a time. The post Can I Use Spotify Premium on as Many Devices as I Want appeared first on RouteNote Blog.
Tags: Spotify, Music, How To, Music Streaming, Question, Spotify Premium

Jam out in hi-fi style with the 25 best playlists on Spotify

Music is the world's most potent drug, and the best playlists on Spotify will make you catch feelings. We've scoured the service for its top collections, and brought them together in one place -- for you. The post Jam out in hi-fi style with the 25 best playlists on Spotify appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Spotify, Music, Trends, Jam, Dt Playlists, Best Spotify Playlists, Top Ten Playlists

Spotify In-Car Music Player is Coming – Competing with Apple, Google and Amazon In-Car Services

Spotify is planning to compete with Apple (with CarPlay), Google (Assistant and Android Auto), and Amazon (Alexa) with a new in-car music player with voice controls later this year. The Spotify in-car player will sync with car stereos through Bluetooth — much like a smartphone — and include buttons you can preset to correspond with your favourite playlists. The device will support voice commands like those currently offered in the Spotify mobile app. Hardware is a very difficult market to ente...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Hardware, Streaming, Android Auto, Digital Music News, Apple Google, Music Player, Amazon Alexa, In-car, CarPlay Google

Spotify Stock Surging After Positive Valuations

Spotify stock closed Thursday at $133.25 and was up another 2.46% to $136.40 in pre-market trading Friday. That's a jump of more than 20% since Christmas eve. The price rise comes as multiple analysts see Spotify stock, which soared at high as $198.99 in 2018, is undervalued at current levels. "This rally of SPOT stock has legs," writes analyst Luke Lango. "Although I labeled Spotify stock a bubble back in mid-2018, that bubble has since popped. What remains is an undervalued and oversold...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Bruce Houghton, Luke Lango

Importance Of Putting Out A Single First, Even In 2019

In this piece, Chris Robley explains why it's essential for new artists getting their start in the industry to release a standalone single before diving headfirst into dropping a full album or event EP. _____________________ By Chris Robley of CD Baby from the DIY Musician  blog If you’ve never released music before, you have to start with a single song. Artists at the major label level usually put out a single first, unless they’re dropping one of those “secret” over...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Pandora, Maine, Guest Post, LA Times, Chris Robley, Pandora Spotify, Pandora AMP, Spotify Start

What Do People Listen To While Driving?

The confines of a car have long been a favorite spot for enjoying music, helped by the rise of streaming and the enduring popularity of radio. Here we look into what it is that car goers listen to and why. _______________________________ Guest post by Giles Kirkland Many people feel that music sounds better when they are on the road car travel gives us an excellent opportunity to catch up with the latest sounds and enjoy a spot of musical nostalgia whilst taking in the sights. ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Ed Sheeran, Guest Post, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Psy, Giles Kirkland

It’s a match! Tinder and Spotify deepen partnership to find your musical mate

Music is incredibly personal to a lot of people so when dating you want someone who matches your taste and Spotify are integrating further into Tinder to ensure you find the right match. Tinder and Spotify have made a great match since the music streaming service integrated into the dating app 2 years ago in 2016, allowing people to give a spotlight of their music tastes to any potential suitors. The swipey dating app are now testing even further Spotify integration by letting users share Sp...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Tinder, App, Dating, Streaming, Match, Stream, Digital Music News, Matching, Swiping

Into Horoscopes? Spotify Just Made Your Life Way Easier

Spotify wants us all to be that person. You know the one — horoscope lovers, astrology devotees, Mercury-in-retrograde apologists. The streaming service is letting everyone embrace their love for astrology by curating custom playlists based on horoscope signs.The decision to do so is just short of genius.Here's how it works:1. Click this link.2. In new browser page, look for your sign and click it on your "Cosmic Playlist." (Don't know what yours is? Check here.)3. Voila! The music you were des...
Tags: Spotify, Fashion, Music, Frank Ocean, Don, Nicholas, Sampha, Chani Nicholas, Rilo Kiley Coldplay

Spotify Updates Preferred Distributor List

UPDATE: Spotify has refreshed it's official list of preferred distributors and renamed its "Other Preferred" designation. In October, Hypebot broke the news that Spotify was publically ranking distributors based primarily on the quality of the metadata that they delivered with tracks. In the new listing (pictured above), Spotify has renamed the"Other Preferred" category as "Recommended" and upgraded CD Baby to a "Preferred Artist Distributor."  DistroKid, which Spotify invested in ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Digital Music, Bruce Houghton, TuneCore, D.I.Y, Fuga, Advanced Features Analytics, Spotify Preferred Label Distributor

Spotify Cuts 2 Of 5 From Preferred Distributor List

Spotify has narrowed its official list of "Preferred" distributors from 5 to 3 and added a slightly lower "Recommended" tier. In October, Hypebot broke the news that Spotify was publically ranking distributors based primarily on the quality of the metadata that they delivered with tracks. Now, Spotify has cut two distributors from it's "Preferred" list. Under Artist Distributors, EmuBands has been dropped from the "Preferred" list to a new lower "Recommended" tier. Only DistroKid, whic...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, Apple Music, Music Business, Music Tech, Digital Music, Bruce Houghton, TuneCore, D.I.Y, Fuga, Advanced Features Analytics, Distibutor Fuga

Spotify launches Car View on Android to make using its app less dangerous behind the wheel

Spotify is making it easier to use its streaming app in the car, when the phone is connected to the vehicle over Bluetooth. The company today confirmed the launch of a new feature called “Car View,” which is a simplified version of the service’s Now Playing screen that includes larger fonts, bigger buttons, and no distractions from album art. In Car View, you’re only shown the track title and artist, so you can read the screen with just a glance. The site 9to5Google was the first to spot the ...
Tags: Android, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Music, Media, Tech, Distracted Driving, Android Apps, Streaming, Driving, Google Maps Waze, Car View

Tinder Adds Spotify Song Sharing So You Can Soundtrack Your Hookup Pitch

Tinder is testing the ability to share Spotify songs in chat with potential hookups. Tinder and Spotify first hooked up in 2016 with the ability to share favorite songs in user profile pages. This data also became part of the algorithm used to surface potential partners. If chosen via a new Spotify button, the in chat as a clickable preview, with the receiver able to sample up to 30 seconds of the track. Tinder Tests Sharing Spotify Clips With Matches pic.twi...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Tinder, App, Streaming, Music Tech, Apps & Mobile, Bruce Houghton

Spotify Adds Car View: Helpful But Not Voice Control

Spotify is rolling out 'Car View,' a simplified larger print view designed to make it easier for users to control basic functions while driving. The feature is rolling out slowly Android devices. No word yet on when it will be added to the iOS app. Had no idea Spotify had car view...thought maybe they just decided i needed old-man mode or something. — Kyle Renken (@kylerenken) January 15, 2019 "The text of the track title and artists are larger, ther...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Pandora, Voice Control, Waze, Amazon Music, Bruce Houghton, Kyle Renken

19 Marketing Predictions From Music Industry Experts

In this piece nineteen different experts in fields ranging from musician to author to podcast host, weigh in with their marketing predications for the music industry in 2019, and what artists can do to prepare for the year. ________________________________ Guest post from Ariel Hyatt Cyber PR Featuring Ari’s Take, DIY Musician, In The Key Of Success, Headcount, and The Rock/Star Advocate. Here we are back at 2018.  I suspect you may be making some resolutions and plans for this...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, Instagram, Atlantic, Guest Post, Facebook Live, Emily White, Google Facebook, Chris Robley, Facebook Twitter Instagram, Ari, Rick Barker, Andy Bernstein, Social Media Ads, Cherie Hu

Anita O'Day: August 1960

In 1952, Norman Granz signed singer Anita O'Day to his Clef label. Clef became Norgran in 1954 and then Verve in 1955. Throughout the 1950s, O'Day recorded more than 20 albums for Granz's labels. Most of the recordings are quite good, but only a few are excellent. Two that stand out are Waiter, Make Mine Blues, arranged by Russ Garcia, and Incomparable, arranged by Bill Holman. Both were recorded in August 1960. The quality of O'Day's seductive voice and magic of her sassy approach often were ...
Tags: Spotify, Jazz, Bill, Marc Myers, Bill Holman, Al McKibbon, Billy May, Mel Lewis, Al Hendrickson, Barney Kessel, Frank Rosolino, Bud Shank, Norman Granz, Granz, Bill Perkins, Howard Roberts

How Do You Add Playlist Covers to Spotify?

We have been getting a lot of questions about Spotify playlists and how to change the covers of the playlists. Here is a very quick guide on how to change that playlist coverart. Launch and login to your Spotify account Select the playlist you want to change the cover for, or create a new playlist Click on the cover art image of your playlist – it should show a pencil icon A pop up window will appear and will look like the image at the top of this article. Click Choose Image button and you can ...
Tags: Spotify, Music

Why I Ditched Music Streaming Services (For Now) And Bought A 1-800 Number

Here one innovative music biz self-starter explains how successfully he eschewed traditional streaming service in favor of an incredibly old-school marketing tactic using, drum roll, the telephone. __________________________ Guest post from The One 800s A lot of you must be wondering, Why the hell is Josh trying to get me to call a 1-800 number? Or you’re not wondering about this at all. In which case, you’re not going to read this.  Nevertheless, for the curious, I thought I’d ex...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, Usa, Los Angeles, Washington Dc, Guest Post, Npr, Southwest, Quincy Jones, Derek Sivers, Tycho, Josh, Napster, Spotify He, Pharrell Williams ' Happy

The top 5 places to put your music online

Getting your music heard around the world in the 21st century is incredibly easy and when you use RouteNote it’s free too! Here are the best places to get your music heard around the world online. Spotify Spotify are without a doubt the most recognised music streaming service – they’re basically synonymous with the idea of unlimited music streaming online. They have over 200 million listeners on their service listening to music on Premium or on their free tier. They’ve built their reputati...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Featured, Free, Top, China, India, Digital, Best, Online, Artists, Indie, How To, Saavn, Soundcloud

Average Spotify Subscriber Pays $5.50 Per Month And Falling. That's Less Money For Artists, Labels

The average price that a Spotify subscriber pays in dropping, and that has artists and record labels worried. Despite a stated price of $9.99 USD / €9.99 EU , the actual average price paid global is just $5.50 per month and falling. Spotify prices vary from country to country based on local currency, and according to the streamer, what each market will bear.  Logically, subscribers in a developing country will pay far less than in the US.  But in November, when Spotify launched in the...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Saudi Arabia, India, US, Eu, Qatar, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Sony, Kuwait, Mena, Bruce Houghton, WMG, North Africa MENA, Tim Ingham

Spotify and India’s T-Series ink a global content deal for over 160,000 songs

Ahead of Spotify’s entry into the Indian market, the streaming service this morning announced a global content deal with a leading Indian film and music company, T-Series, which gives it access to T-Series’ entire Indian song catalog. This includes Bollywood and regional movie soundtracks, plus other non-film albums and emerging artist content, the company says. In total the catalog boasts over 160,000 songs, and is available to Spotify listeners as of today. The deal has been rumored to be i...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Music, Media, Germany, India, Tech, Streaming, Streaming Music, Paul Smith, Desi, Bhushan Kumar, Kumar, Apple Amazon, Mexico Brazil, Zee Music

Alice Darr and Kevin Gavin

Guitarist Mundell Lowe was a wonderful arranger with impeccable taste and intimate elegance. This was true of his big-band writing and those for small groups. Recently I posted on his Columbia albums for Joe Mooney (1963), his TV Action Jazz albums (1959), the score for Satan in High Heels (1961), Jerri Winters Again (1962) and J.J. Johnson's Broadway Express (1965). Two more beautiful examples of Mundy's touch were albums for singers in 1962—Alice Darr's I Only Know How to Cry and Kevin Gavin'...
Tags: Spotify, New York, Los Angeles, Broadway, Jazz, Las Vegas, West Coast, Columbia, Pittsburgh, Parker, Far East, Doris, Charlie Parker, Gavin, Dino, Left Bank

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In our flip back through major music industry happenings from the past week, we look at Spotify's user milestone, how black industry execs are finally rising faster in the ranks, whether Ticketmaster might finally have a rival, and much more. Spotify Passed 200 Million Active Users At End Of 2018 Black Music Execs Are Finally Rising Faster Does Ticketmaster Have A Rival? New Type Of Ad Coming From Spotify Dueling Woodstocks: Two Festivals To Celebrate 50th A...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Ticketmaster, Music Business, Music Tech, Owen Davie

Spotify Passed 200 Million Active Users At End Of 2018

[UPDATED] Spotify passed 200 million monthly active at the end of 2018, Dustee Jenkins, Spotify Head Of Global Communications shared during an interview at CES yesterday. Jenkins promoted the streamer's push into podcasts and shared that podcast listeners also consume more music than average on the platform. Spotify had 191 million users as of it's November 1st report to investors.  I n 2018 ,  the streamer launched in seventeen new markets, including Israel, Romania, South Africa, ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Middle East, Streaming, Vietnam, Music Business, Music Tech, North Africa, Bruce Houghton, Jenkins, Israel Romania South Africa

Notorious Q4 Release Date: Myth Or Fact?

In the music business, grizzled industry veterans and young up-and-coming indie stars agree with the Q4 adage that, when it comes to releasing music, it's best to wait until the New Year is under way. But in an ever-changing industry, does this theory hold up? _________________________ Guest post from AWAL It’s the season of giving and get-togethers: lots of magic, much less new music. Candle sales skyrocket, blizzards unload on New York as LA residents gloat, and white-haired, ciga...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Music, New York, Beyonce, Washington Post, La, Walmart, Mariah Carey, Bahamas, Jingle Bell Rock, Ron Cerrito, Segalini, AWAL North America, Justin Macchio, AWAL Recordings

Black Music Execs Are Finally Rising Faster

Black music industry executives are rising faster in 2019, according to Billboard Magazine. “We need to fight for our seat at the table,” one major label senior VP told Billboard’s Gail Mitchell. Over the past eight months, some 20 seats were added to that top executive table. “If you think about it, there haven’t been 20 fucking black appointments like this in the last eight years,” the source told Billboard. “The Billboard article was a catalyst that gave people ammunition: ‘See, this i...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Billboard, Bruce Houghton, Billboard Magazine, Sony ATV Music Publishing, Nadav Kander, Jon Platt, Gail Mitchell, Warner Chappell Music Publishing Photo Credit

Spotify want to make 2019 the year of the podcasts

Spotify continue to dominate music streaming worldwide and as they look to the year ahead after a phenomenal year in streaming they’re focusing on areas outside of music. After the most phenomenal year for music streaming yet with more people listening on services around the world Spotify are looking to the year ahead and how to go beyond music. With over 200 million users Spotify are one of the biggest music services in the world but in 2019 they want to put more attention on podcasts as we...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Podcast, Music, Podcasts, Streams, Podcasting, Streaming, Espn, Exclusive, Deezer, Digital Music News, Music Stores, Consumer Electronics Show CES, Joe Budden

Spotify Now Has More Than 200 Million Active Users, says Global Communications Head Dustee Jenkins

Spotify passed 200 million monthly active users last week,  revealed during an interview at CES yesterday. Jenkins promoted the streamer's push into podcasts and shared that podcast listeners also consume more music than average on the platform. Spotify had 191 million users as of it's November 1st report to investors. Podcast Push "We believe there is a future - a significant opportunity in podcasts.  It's a game-change," according to Jenkins, who added that p odcasts and content ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Streaming, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Jenkins, Global Communications Head Dustee Jenkins

New Type Of Ad Coming From Spotify

While nobody loves commercials, they're an essential part of how Spotify's free tier operates. The streaming service will trying something new, however, by allowing outside advertisers to "sponsor" the incredibly popular user-specific "Discover Weekly" playlists. ___________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 We all hate commercials of any type, but they’re a necessary evil when you’re consuming media content for free, especially the free tiers of streaming se...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Microsoft, Guest Post, Bobby Owsinski

Mokita ‘London’

Nashville based producer Mokita releases the new track London. He’s been making a name for himself in the world of dance music production. Releasing originals and remixes, Mokita has garnered more than 20 million Spotify streams across three singles. His latest track London which was inspired by a UK trip landed on Spotify’s most popular playlist New Music Friday in December. Give it a stream.
Tags: Spotify, Music, UK, London, Nashville, Buzz Artists, Mokita, Mokita London, Mokita Spotify

Find the hidden gems on Spotify and be found yourself with Forgotify

There are millions and millions of tracks on Spotify, we should know! But for every track that finds listeners new and old and gets it’s spins there are another hundred that don’t get played at all. Forgotify helps you show the forgotten music of Spotify some love. The makers of Forgotify are much like you and I – they love music. Music can have a personality and and identity, whether it be the brightly dressed disco kid moonwalking into the party or the sad, down on their luck person trapped ...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Music, Streaming, Track, Plays, Song, Songs, Digital Music News, Tracks, Don, Forgotten, Forgotify, No Plays, Unlistened, Petit Tube

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