The Most Popular Keys of All Music on Spotify

Each day, approximately 20,000 new songs appear on Spotify, which now has over 30 million tracks, which is obviously a lot of music. As the Beastie Boys once maintained, there are “only twelve notes, well a [hu]man can play.” They were right on the money about that, when it comes to Western music at least […]


Post Mortem: Slipknot’s Halloween Spotify Takeover

In honor of the scariest holiday — okay, the only even slightly scary holiday, unless you harbor an irrational fear of Santa or the Bunny — Slipknot seized control of Spotify’s popular Rock Right Now playlist in celebration of this year’s Halloween. Their Playlist Takeover included original shoutouts and song dedications the band recorded to […]