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the freshspotify top 40

whilst working on some new freshspotify features i ended up generating some statistics on the most popular freshspotify artist alerts. i thought i’d share the chart here, enjoy!

  1. Radiohead
  2. Coldplay
  3. The Beatles
  4. Muse
  5. The Killers
  6. Pink Floyd
  7. Foo Fighters
  8. Daft Punk
  9. Metallica
  10. Sigur Rós
  11. Red Hot Chili Peppers
  12. Bloc Party
  13. Arctic Monkeys
  14. Death Cab for Cutie
  15. U2
  16. Kings of Leon
  17. Bob Dylan
  18. Franz Ferdinand
  19. Depeche Mode
  20. Oasis
  21. Röyksopp
  22. Air
  23. The Smiths
  24. David Bowie
  25. Belle and Sebastian
  26. Led Zeppelin
  27. Green Day
  28. System of a Down
  29. R.E.M.
  30. Nirvana
  31. The Shins
  32. Sufjan Stevens
  33. The Cure
  34. Linkin Park
  35. Tool
  36. Nine Inch Nails
  37. Queens of the Stone Age
  38. Massive Attack
  39. Elliott Smith
  40. The White Stripes

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freshspotify is a new site designed to help you keep tabs on the latest music made available on the wonderful spotify music service. spotify allows you to listen for free, legally, to a massive selection of music from all the major music labels and thousands of indie labels and the busy people at spotify are constantly updating their music library with thousands of new and back-catalogue releases.

i really wanted a way to keep on top of the music spotify is adding, particularly music by the artists i love, and that led me to build freshspotify. freshspotify provides you with “artist alert” emails, which let you know when spotify have added tracks by your favourite bands. you tell freshspotify your favourite bands through the alerts section of the site – you can add artists one at a time, or you can import your top artists from to get going really quickly.

just today spotify added over 3000 new tracks including some great franz ferdinand singles and elliot smith albums. as i had my artist alerts all setup, i received an artist alert email with some great new music to listen to.

freshspotify artist alerts

the site is a little rough around the edges right now, so please bear with me and let me know if you come across bugs.  lots of new features are in development including artist-based RSS feeds and search. this blog and @freshspotify on twitter will be the first place to hear about new additions.

i hope you have fun using freshspotify and discover some great new, and old, music!

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