As the music streaming service battle continues Apple Music brought a focus to personalized user playlists. The “For You” tab centered on interests that the service thinks you’d like to listen to. So far its done a great job of curating new & related music to my tastes. However Spotify is now stepping up to compete with that very feature.
By heading into your “Browse” tab you’ll find a new playlist known as Discover Weekly. This is accompanied by your profile picture & a list of songs you’ve never listened to via Spotify. As the service describes it
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I like the idea of music lists being generated solely on your taste & listening habits. Thus far Spotify has done a decent job of compiling artists, renditions/covers of songs, and new music I haven’t heard before. This certainly will be a great feature for users who enjoy it via Apple Music’s service & without a doubt will have to be updated in order to be relevant. The idea here is to keep the content fresh & not recycle artists, songs, and genres. Apple does a great job of making this part visually appealing, having a whole tab dedicated to this. While Spotify aims to keep it simpler & provide it as an add-on within a playlist. So head over to your browse tab today & start following your weekly playlist.