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Old 07-17-11, 05:07 PM
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

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Is anyone having issues editing songs in their library? It's separated some albums into 3 different albums because of issues with the titles. When I edit it, it won't take my changes. I have another issue with track numbers. I edit the track number in the field but it won't move the title down in the song list order.
I 'unlink' the track and that seems to fix it.

Right click and then 'unlink'.
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Old 07-17-11, 06:05 PM
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

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I 'unlink' the track and that seems to fix it.

Right click and then 'unlink'.
Thanks but I have this for Mac and I don't see an unlink option. Nevermind. Found it.
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

Were you writing that post in real time?
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Old 07-18-11, 11:38 AM
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

First off, thanks for the invite Somethingmore. I'm really liking this.
One issue I am having is that when I am listening to an album or playlist at some point an ad plays. I understand that's one of the deals with the free version. However, it never resumes playing and when I click a song I get a message that says " __ will play after the commercial message" It seems to lock up. I have to exit the appication and start back up again. This happens every time I play 3 songs in a row. Is there something I can do so that the music resumes after the commercial? Thanks for any help.
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

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First off, thanks for the invite Somethingmore. I'm really liking this.
One issue I am having is that when I am listening to an album or playlist at some point an ad plays. I understand that's one of the deals with the free version. However, it never resumes playing and when I click a song I get a message that says " __ will play after the commercial message" It seems to lock up. I have to exit the appication and start back up again. This happens every time I play 3 songs in a row. Is there something I can do so that the music resumes after the commercial? Thanks for any help.
I was having that problem, but it would resume playing when I would click on Spotify and make it the active program again. It seemed to be better after I restarted the computer (which I didn't do after I installed it).

I have since upgraded to Premium, so now it's much happier :-)
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Old 07-18-11, 06:00 PM
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

What's the deal with some songs not playing at all? They aren't grayed out or anything but it just wont play.
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Old 07-18-11, 06:07 PM
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

I think it's their servers getting a little overloaded. I never had that problem before the US launch. Now it's happening every 4th or 5th song I try to play. I hope they're aware of the problem and are working to fix it...
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Were you writing that post in real time?
Yes.
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Old 07-21-11, 04:52 PM
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

Some people are now reporting that the "Artist Radio" feature is now available to American users (possibly Premium only)
To see if it's working for you, look up the entire discography of Chris Young. At the top of the screen, you should see "Overview" "Biography" and "Related Artists." If you also see "Artist Radio" as well, you can select that and Spotify will allow you to play the related artists' songs in random order.
I tried it using my Premium USA subscription, but I'm not seeing "Artist Radio"

Here's what it should look like...
Spoiler:
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Old 07-21-11, 10:58 PM
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Not seeing that either.
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

I just downloaded the free version and was checking out Level 42 when I saw your post. It does have "artist radio" under them for the last tab but it just seems to give suggestions. I don't see how to actually play it???
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D'oh. I take it back. It just had Level 42 songs to choose from and so I played them but then skipped ahead several songs. It started mixing them up with other artists after the 5 or 6th song.

Premium service, here I come.
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So, I gopt this app a couple of days ago. It's better than Pandora in that I can listen to a specific album and not get a bunch of suggested stuff I have little interest in. I listenend to one whole album and then I listened to a Trampled by Turtles album (which is hardcore bluegrass stuff) and midway through that album, some really bad R&B song came on with a pic of some dude. I guess that's the catch with the free version? At least keep the ads in somewhat the same genre, please.

And what is the deal with this company. I have a friend whose CDs are available through this app including her newest self-produced CD and I highly doubt she gave permission to use then and she probably isn't getting any money from it. I haven't asked her about it yet though so who knows. Is this thing some sort of pirate scam?
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

Checked out the site and submitted my email for an invite when they release them. I'm not sure I'll go for a pay account. I have Pandora One and that was a nice price for a year of service. $4.99 or $9.99 a month seems a bit much. Though I suppose it is hard to know for sure without actually using the service.
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

Just upgraded to premium and set it up on my iphone. I don't see the artist radio option on the phone version though. Hopefully I am just overlooking it.
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

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And what is the deal with this company. I have a friend whose CDs are available through this app including her newest self-produced CD and I highly doubt she gave permission to use then and she probably isn't getting any money from it. I haven't asked her about it yet though so who knows. Is this thing some sort of pirate scam?
http://www.spotify.com/us/work-with-...t-aggregators/

If she has her CD licensed through one of the aggregators, then her music most likely appeared on Spotify through that arrangement. She may not have gotten any money yet (and really, she shouldn't expect too much, since the $$ per play is very low), but my understanding is that she'd be paid through them. An independent band I listen to mentioned a few months back that they were getting practically nothing from Spotify. But, for someone like me who already owns their albums, listening to them on Spotify is giving them more money that they were never going to get before.

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Just upgraded to premium and set it up on my iphone. I don't see the artist radio option on the phone version though. Hopefully I am just overlooking it.
Prepare to be disappointed... that feature isn't in any version of the mobile app.

To get around it (sort of), you can do the Artist Radio thing on the desktop app and start playing the first song, then go to your Play Queue and dump the tracks listed there to a new playlist called "Juggalo Radio"
edit: nevermind. That doesn't work too well. You could drag and drop each track to a playlist, or use one of the 3rd party services like www.sharemyplaylists.com.

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Old 07-22-11, 02:24 PM
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To get around it (sort of), you can do the Artist Radio thing on the desktop app and start playing the first song, then go to your Play Queue and dump the tracks listed there to a new playlist called "Juggalo Radio"
Fucking Spotify, how does it work?
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Also, if anyone is dying to get the Artist Radio feature, you can either keep waiting until Spotify auto-updates to 0.5.2.84, or download that version directly from Spotify and re-install. The only reason you don't have it yet is because Spotify likes to roll out their software updates slowly in case there are bugs that appear with each release.
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Old 07-22-11, 07:51 PM
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Re: Spotify: Everyone Loves Music (or "Streaming is the Future")

What's everyone's user name on Spotify? Like to add some of y'all.
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Follow me on Spotify

See if this works.
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Follow me on Spotify

See if this works.
Oooh - an "Artitsts at PJ20" playlist. I'll have to check this out!
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Oooh - an "Artitsts at PJ20" playlist. I'll have to check this out!
I still need to add some tracks to that. Are you going to PJ20?
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Most definitely. You?
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Most definitely. You?
Yes I am. Me and the wifey flying up from Arizona.

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