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 Post subject: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 14:11 
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Only been using it for like 20 minutes but it's fast and really easy to use and you can link it up to that last.fm thing as well by the looks of it.

Anyway, it's invite only but you can get round that by following this link

https://www.spotify.com/en/get-started/


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 14:22 
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Looks like there is easy sharing of playlists and songs as well. Here is a 3 track playlist I quickly knocked together

http://open.spotify.com/user/bluecup/pl ... XMTSphZZXd


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 14:44 
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Ok, I'll give this a go.

Edit: Yeah, this looks pretty neat. How legal is it?


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 14:55 
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100% Legal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spotify

Ads should be played occasionally but I haven't heard one yet.

Also I've change that playlist above to a collaborative playlist which I'm guessing means other people can add songs to it.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 15:07 
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I've joined, ta.

Will check out what it is later...

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 16:44 
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Bluecup wrote:
Ads should be played occasionally but I haven't heard one yet.

Urgh, sod that then, *Uninstall*


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 16:59 

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Agreed, I'm not going to buy anything so there's no point me being exposed to advertising.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 17:02 
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I have been listening to it for ages, no ads kicked in yet!

Cheers for the link Bluecup.

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 17:45 
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Eggshellent, cheers.

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 17:51 
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This is actually great, and I hope it sticks around. I've been listening to all sorts, all day, and haven't heard a single advert yet — not that I'd mind if I did; I hear them on the radio, and I'll treat this as such.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 21:26 
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Yeah this really is excellent, pretty much every neil young, rolling stones, dylan, bowie album for free pretty much, I think I saw an advert on the actual programme but Im not sure, Im wondering if theres a lack of ads since its still in beta. Anyway I couldnt recommend it more, especially get it now since its relatively ad free.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 22:23 
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I have still had no ads at all and similarly put it down to it being in beta. I've been re-living my youth by listening to all the Nirvana and REM albums I have lost/given to people over the years!

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:23 
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Yay divinyls!

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:47 
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Coo this is "sparkly", to use a Davydd Grimmism. They even have Burzum, and, surprisingly an NS tribute album to them/him.

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:04 
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I like this thread better.

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
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VIVA LA ORIGINAL THREAD! VIVA BLUECUP!

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:12 
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I like Spotify.

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:20 
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I just signed my mum up to this. First track she played was by Carpathian Forest. I love my mum.

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:23 
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I just got my first audio advert. After almost four days of constant use. If this never changes, I'll be mightily happy, though I suspect it might.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:24 
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Its great isnt it, I came in from drinking like the town drunk at daft oclock sleepy as hell but I ended up playing music on spotify for 2 hours. Im awfully tired now though.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:26 
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Why am I getting this?

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Please try the following:

Click the Refresh button, or try again later.

If you typed the page address in the Address bar, make sure that it is spelled correctly.

To check your connection settings, click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options. On the Connections tab, click Settings. The settings should match those provided by your local area network (LAN) administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).
See if your Internet connection settings are being detected. You can set Microsoft Windows to examine your network and automatically discover network connection settings (if your network administrator has enabled this setting).
Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
On the Connections tab, click LAN Settings.
Select Automatically detect settings, and then click OK.
Some sites require 128-bit connection security. Click the Help menu and then click About Internet Explorer to determine what strength security you have installed.
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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:28 
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Mr Chris wrote:
Why am I getting this?


They blocks lawyers from their site.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:33 
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They don't like the cut of your cardy.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:37 
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Dimrill wrote:
First complaint: no Earache stuff. Probably Earache's fault that though.


Earache are a bunch of fucking cunts is probably why.


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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
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"heh"s for nyncompoop and mrakg. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Spotify - Free music streaming thingy
PostPosted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 15:58 
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Right you cunts, I haven't heard any new music in fucking ages, so all those people who posted in the album of 2008 thread, make playlists and then give them to me. Twats. And someone better fucking tell me how to get said playlists as well, or so help me God....

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