Tag: personalised playlists
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....
March 24, 2020
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...
January 9, 2020
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...
December 18, 2019
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...
November 18, 2019
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...
November 7, 2019
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...
August 30, 2019
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...
April 16, 2019
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...
September 24, 2018
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?
September 18, 2018
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...
September 11, 2018