I used Spotify's 'Discovered Them First' earlier than it was cool

I used Spotify's 'Found Them First' before it was cool

In the event you assume again, you possibly can in all probability identify one artist or album you are feeling you knew about earlier than everybody else. Now Spotify needs that will help you show it. With “Discovered Them First,” the streaming firm can return by means of your monitor historical past and determine whether or not you listened to an artist or band earlier than they made it huge.

If you head over to the microsite, you will be requested to enter your Spotify login and permit the device to comb via your account. It’s going to then discover out the primary time you streamed an artist, work out in case you have been within the first 15 % of listeners and determine whether or not they have topped 20 million complete Spotify streams and loved a progress price greater than 2000 % between January 2013 and June 2015. My outcomes confirmed I had supposedly “found” 9 artists and introduced the fascinating factoid that I might listened to Sam Smith earlier than ninety eight % of different Spotify customers. That stated, I used to be additionally credited with serving to Bastille escape as properly.

As soon as you’ve got scrolled by way of the tracks and marveled (or weeped) at your style in music, Spotify will create a custom-made playlist of different “breakout” artists that it thinks you’ve got but to take heed to. With Apple Music going massive on curated playlists, Spotify is hoping that massive knowledge can assist customers discover new music that they really like (assume Uncover Weekly), just like what Apple is doing with its Beats 1 radio station.

Are you somebody who’s more likely to say “you in all probability have not heard of it” whenever you talk about your favourite tracks or albums? Spotify can now inform you certainly one of two issues: you bought in earlier than they turned mega-common, otherwise you’re now such a hipster, not sufficient individuals have picked up on them but.

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