Hacking the Spotify Release Radar

Spotify’s Release Radar collects new songs from artists that the user presumably likes. It also shows cover songs, remixes and other versions of the songs that the user prefers. Looking at my own Release Radar, I find new cover versions of old songs, from artists that are popular, but may have not released anything in … Read more

Hacking your way to Spotify playlists

I attended MARS music business conference in Seinäjoki a few weeks ago, and discovered that labels are constantly looking for spikes in the Spotify statistics. There are a many ways of generating  spikes in the Spotify statistics. One of them is advertising – inside Spotify itself or elsewhere (YouTube AdWords campaigns or Twitter ads are good tools for … Read more