Some interesting musical stats

I got an email from Spotify a week ago. It gives me my listening numbers for 2016, and it makes for some interesting reading. Here’s what I did: 12,152 minutes of listening on Spotify 1,017 artists listened to 2,113 unique tracks listened to So that’s not bad really. Advertisements

You have to love something like Serendipity

I can’t think why I really like this, but I do. I think it’s a lovely thing, but I really don’t know why. It doesn’t fit my ideas of utility at all. If you’ve no idea about what I’m talking about, then you should know that Serendipity is an app built on Spotify’s API which…

nil by mouth finally released properly 

Which is great. I think I need to hear it again and reacquaint myself with it. I hope it does well for Blancmange, and I really hope that they bring some new music out in 2016. I’ve really enjoyed the new stuff and how they’ve revisited their original material too. Anyway, let’s add it to…

So where is my discover weekly playlist

I’ve been really enjoying Spotify’s ‘discover weekly’ playlist, until that is, this week, when it has completely failed to arrive. My last playlist was dated the 14th and since then I’ve had nothing new! It’s amazing how easy it is to get used to things, and I’ve really got used to this playlist being refreshed…

Enjoying Spotify’s new Discover Weekly playlist

It’s been a few weeks now since Spotify introduced their new ‘Discover Weekly’ playlist feature. I approached this with some skepticism. I didn’t like the idea of a playlist generated by some algorithm based on my listening habit. I assumed it would pick up all the wrong things and offer me some dreadful concoction of…