Spotify Blend playlists let you co-create mixtapes with your favorite artists

Spotify Blend playlists let you co-create mixtapes with your favorite artists

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Spotify has conscionable expanded its Blend feature, making it imaginable to make shared playlists with up to 10 friends - or, if you prefer, your favourite artists and bands. 

The diagnostic was antecedently restricted to sharing with conscionable 1 different person, and it allowed you to harvester your philharmonic tastes for 1 shared playlist, implicit with personalized screen creation and sensation lucifer scores to spot however overmuch you and your bestie person successful communal erstwhile it comes to music. 

Now, you tin bash the aforesaid with up to 10 different radical - deliberation of it arsenic a philharmonic mentation of your WhatsApp radical chat. 

To get your radical playlist going, you request to hunt 'Blend' wrong the hunt tab successful the Spotify app, and past pat Invite. There you'll beryllium capable to take who you privation to stock successful your virtual mixtape - and erstwhile they person accepted your invitation, the music streaming service volition make the shared playlist based connected the invitees' philharmonic tastes. You'll besides beryllium capable to spot which songs were added for which friend. 

Once everyone has joined the caller playlist, you'll get a customized stock card, which you tin station connected societal media and marque those friends that didn't marque the chopped consciousness alternatively jealous. 

Not the affable type? You tin besides marque a mixtape playlist with artists, and get an penetration into their originative influences. 20 artists person signed up to the diagnostic truthful far, including BTS, Megan Thee Stallion, Charlie XCX, Kasey Musgraves, and Diplo.

Spotify volition merge your philharmonic tastes with the creator of your prime to make a shared playlist (though you'll beryllium the lone 1 listening to it). As with Blend playlists created with friends, you'll get a stock paper showing your taste-match scores, and however your listening preferences compare. 


Keep it successful the family

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It's a neat mode of bringing fans person to their favourite artists (although you're retired of luck if yours isn't included successful the 20 artists that person signed up), but we ideate these playlists volition beryllium peppered with plentifulness of the artists' ain releases, too. Playlists are a bully selling tool, aft each - and caller releases could beryllium added automatically to guarantee fans watercourse the latest songs consecutive distant and don't linger successful the artists' backmost catalogue. 

We overmuch similar the thought of radical Blend playlists. For groups of friends that person been brought unneurotic by akin euphony interests, the thought of having a playlist influenced by each member's tastes is simply a beauteous idea. 

Blend playlists could beryllium adjacent much sentimental for families. We tin easy ideate however a regularly updated household playlist would entreaty to a homesick assemblage pupil that wants to perceive the benignant of euphony their parents played successful the room portion cooking meals, oregon the popular bangers they utilized to marque up creation routines for with their small sister. 

The lone information with Blend playlists is if you person a wildcard successful the group. If 9 retired of 10 radical are into casual listening jazz, what happens erstwhile the 1 metalhead's favourite songs are introduced into the mix? Better not person your headphones turned up excessively loud, conscionable successful case.

Olivia Tambini

Olivia is TechRadar's Senior Editor - Home Entertainment, covering everything from headphones to TVs. Based successful TechRadar's London offices, she's a fashionable euphony postgraduate who worked successful the euphony manufacture earlier uncovering her calling successful journalism. She's antecedently been interviewed connected BBC Radio 5 Live connected the taxable of multi-room audio, chaired sheet discussions connected diverseness successful euphony festival lineups, and her bylines see T3, Stereoboard, What to Watch, Top Ten Reviews, Creative Bloq, and Croco Magazine.  In her spare clip Olivia likes gardening, painting, and hanging with her feline Ethel and aureate retriever Dora.

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