Musical Map of the World Adds 100+ Cities

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To find out what makes each city’s music taste unique, we highlighted music distinctive to those places in a a new kind of audiographic: this musical map of the world.

You can click any city to hear what its people love to listen to, relative to the people everywhere else.

The first version of this map traveled the globe, as people really seemed to like it. This new version brings 124 new cities (listed below), for a total of 1075 cities, each with its own unique playlist.

The playlists refresh twice per month, and embed code lets you put this realtime view of listening habits anywhere on the web.

On to the music! Take a listen, zoom in, scroll around, and click on any city to hear its distinct musical flavor (full screen view):

 

New Playlists on The Map:

Argentina

Austria

Australia

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

Chile

Denmark

Dominican Republic

France

Germany

Mexico

Malaysia

Netherlands

Philippines

Poland

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United Kingdom

United States

 

Cities appear on the map when there’s enough distinctive listening happening there to generate sufficient music as calculated by Spotify data alchemist Glenn McDonald.