Spotify has a few ways to let its listeners know about new releases by artists that they like, including the Release Radar playlist (for individual tracks); its ‘marquee’ tool that pops up sometimes to alert them to new albums; and a ‘New Releases’ section that isn’t that personalised. Now the streaming service is trying something new: a ‘What’s New’ timeline that appears to be providing a timeline of all the new releases by artists that you like.

“We are always testing new ways to create better listening experiences for more users, while continuing to find ways to connect artists to their fans,” Spotify told The Verge, after it followed up on fans’ social-media postings revealing the test in their versions of Spotify’s mobile app.

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