Spotify, the most popular music streaming service in the world, ahead of other giants of the likes of Apple Music or Deezer, with over 140 million subscribers, has decided to release a new experimental application. It goes by the name of Stations by Spotify and it's a specialized app that allows the user to listen to radio stations and playlists previously created by the service itself.
Listen to your favorite music style and discover new songs thanks to this new Spotify service.
Spotify, to create the stations of this radio service, makes use of the user's likings and tastes, of his playlists, and of the configuration of his account on the music streaming service.
Differences between Stations and Spotify
Although paid music streaming services have been around for years with dozens of advantages, there are still users that refuse to pay a monthly installment to be able to listen to music without adverts.
This Stations experiment intends to offer the service free to those users wary of opening their wallet, a music service with a much smaller and more simplified catalog. Unlike the original Spotify app, this new service wouldn't allow us to search by artist, album or song, create playlists or sync the app on all our devices or platforms. The system simply launches a radio station with songs from a certain music genre and we can decide to listen to it or switch to another one by swiping our finger.
Unfortunately, this service is only experimental for the time being and is still undergoing improvements. For such purpose, it's only available in Australia at present and hardly anybody has downloaded it. However, if you really want to try it out, you can also try out a VPN service, although it's probably not the best option. If you're looking for a radio platform that recommends music, you're better off giving Pandora a go.