Tag: mood playlists
Spotify is testing photo-based music recommendations
Have you ever been using a music streaming service and thought: ‘Yes playlists and suchlike are good, but what I really need is the ability to take a photo and have that used to recommend music to me’? Nope, us...
March 24, 2020
Spotify criticised for its ‘big mood machine’ business
Journalist Liz Pelly has emerged as one of the more thoughtful (without pulling any punches) critics of Spotify: for example her examination of the gender skews of its big playlists last June, or her look at the ‘streambait...
June 12, 2019
Ólafur Arnalds takes over as UMG’s ‘Peaceful Music’ curator
In August 2018, Universal Music Group launched a playlist called ‘Peaceful Music’ capitalising on the demand for classical-chillout music on streaming services like Spotify. The twist: Peaceful Music was exclusive to...
May 20, 2019