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Apple Music’s new personalised playlist is Get Up! Mix

Although Apple Music has made human curation a big part of its brand (especially when execs are throwing shade at Spotify in interviews) that hasn’t stopped it from developing its own series of algo-personalised playlists....
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Indian artist Sukhbir Singh invests in music startup Flutin

Music Ally last wrote about Indian startup Flutin in October 2019, when the music-discovery app announced that it had been downloaded more than 9.7m times, and had built an audience of 370,000 daily active users streaming...
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YouTube Music unveils three more personalised playlists

A decent suite of personalised playlists is now table stakes for anyone who wants to be a competitive music-streaming service. YouTube Music’s latest move to ensure it’s up to speed is the launch of three new ‘playlists...
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Spotify will now create personalised road-trip playlists

Spotify’s latest playlist-personalisation feature is called Soundtrack Your Ride, and it lives on a website rather than within the company’s app. Launched for American users (or at least, any Spotify user planning to...
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Spotify’s new algo-personalised playlist has a brand attached

Spotify's family of algo-personalised playlists has a new member, joining the likes of Discover Weekly, Release Radar and Daily Drive. The new playlist is called 'Off The Wall Wednesday', and we'll let you guess which...
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Spotify uses ‘dynamic audio’ tech for Michelob campaign

Boozing and marathon-running go together like… wait, boozing and marathon-running DON’T go together. Unless you need a stiff whisky or seven to get round the London Marathon course dressed in that giant-inflatable-christmas-tree...
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Apple Music upgrades its ‘For You’ recommendations homescreen

Apple Music is giving its ‘For You’ recommendations screen a spring-clean. News site 9 to 5 Mac reported that the section “is now organised around music themes that are more personalised for each member, and updates...
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Spotify may start personalising its human-curated playlists

There has long been a clear separation between the two kinds of playlists on Spotify: the human-curated ones like RapCaviar and New Music Friday on one side, and the algo-personalised ones like Discover Weekly and Release...
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Pandora gets its own Release Radar with ‘The Drop’ playlist

The spread of hyper-personalised algorithmic playlists on streaming services continues: we're writing about new ones so often, it might be time to come up with a catchier term. Algo-personalised playlists, anyone?
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SoundCloud gets its own weekly personalised playlist

It would be quicker now to report on which streaming services *don’t* have a weekly playlist that’s algorithmically personalised for each listener, with the Discover Weekly model pioneered by Spotify now a standard feature...