Spotify announced today the launch of Spotify Artists apps. The apps are design to give users a more curated experience and a way to connect deeper with their music. These are installed in the desktop edition of Spotify, not on the mobile version.
The first set of apps are from Tiësto, Quincy Jones and Rancid.
- Tiёsto’s Club Life - Superstar DJ and producer Tiësto curates the best of dance music across Spotify. The app will include a single of the week, album of the month, festival of the month, and a chart of the hottest dance music.
- Quincy Jones - The stories behind the music — Exclusive audio by Quincy is combined with tailored playlists and incredible artwork to tell the stories behind his amazing career in music. Quincy will talk about his personal heroes and mentors, the art of hit-making, and how music is used in movies; all to a soundtrack brings these amazing stories to life.
- Rancid - Punk veterans Rancid curate the world of punk and the music it continues to heavily influence. Every week the band and their vast network of friends will add to a playlist of picks that will include information on the tracks and bios of the pickers. Rancid’s Tim Armstrong will also take fans on a trip to his personal record room to take a deep dive into the music that inspires him.
Coming soon is the Disturbed and the Steve Aoki app.
- Disturbed - The band Disturbed curate the past, present and future of rock and metal music with playlists from each of the band members, special playlists and a journey through the last few decades of Rock and Metal.