My Spotify playlists, let me show you them

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talk me down off the (ledge), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:30 (7 years ago) Permalink

Someone posted a post punk/ synthpop playlist link on the other thread- any chance of a re-up?

zero learnt from nero (Neil S), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:31 (7 years ago) Permalink

RawP's ILX Feb 09 list for starters: http://open.spotify.com/user/raw_patrick/playlist/5QqAXZcbQtPFL0w1ShUiem

O Supermanchiros (blueski), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:32 (7 years ago) Permalink

Spotify would be the ideal place to host the famous ILM Rough Guides... if people are willing to put in the hard work (and if their catalogue is up to the job). The threads:

The Rough Guide to . . .
The Rough Guide Two...
The Rough Guide Part 3 (and general redux) - 15 tracks max or one CD only
A Rough Guide To ILM Touchstones

talk me down off the (ledge), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:34 (7 years ago) Permalink

Hmm I might have a go at that on Sunday...

zero learnt from nero (Neil S), Friday, 6 February 2009 12:52 (7 years ago) Permalink

Someone posted a post punk/ synthpop playlist link on the other thread- any chance of a re-up?

Doubt Beat

Jamie T Smith, Friday, 6 February 2009 13:09 (7 years ago) Permalink

Great, thanks Jamie!

zero learnt from nero (Neil S), Friday, 6 February 2009 13:09 (7 years ago) Permalink

And I've just started a Prince album tracks one, but I've made it collaborative, so if anyone wants to add a load of stuff, particularly off all the more recent albums, which I don't know at all, go for it.

Prince LP Trax

I think this is what it could be really good for, collabortaive lists to accompany POX threads or whatever.

I've been re-reading Vahid's proto-kozmigroovers and Jaxon's jazz goes pop jazz goes disco threads and listening to all those records on Spotify.

Jamie T Smith, Friday, 6 February 2009 13:17 (7 years ago) Permalink

I'm working on a Paradise Garage playlist, but there's a way to go yet.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 13:53 (7 years ago) Permalink

Hopefully someone will post a ILX best of 2008 Poll playlist.

Shallow Gravy (Billy Dods), Friday, 6 February 2009 14:10 (7 years ago) Permalink

I've been working on that as well, but there are a surprising number of not-founds.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 14:23 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Tracks of 2008 (currently missing "Whispers", "House Jam", "The Long Way Home", "National Shite Day", "Minimal", "Official Girl", "Bongo Jam", "Entropy Reigns", "Until We Bleed").

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 17:31 (7 years ago) Permalink

UK Top 40 singles (plus a few stragglers)

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 17:38 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Britpop.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 18:06 (7 years ago) Permalink

Comic Songs and other amusing novelties

This playlist is collaborative so feel free to add to it.

Shallow Gravy (Billy Dods), Friday, 6 February 2009 18:12 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Baggy.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 23:44 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Industro-Pop.

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 23:51 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Techstep. (All 7 tracks of it...)

mike t-diva, Friday, 6 February 2009 23:57 (7 years ago) Permalink

NME Critics' Singles Poll 1981.
(41 tracks out of 50 found)

mike t-diva, Thursday, 12 February 2009 19:30 (7 years ago) Permalink

Great idea, ledge!

Safe Boating is No Accident (G00blar), Thursday, 12 February 2009 19:38 (7 years ago) Permalink

Well let's just hope they stay afloat so this isn't all in vain. And that they add more obscuro '80s and '90s stuff to the catalogue or these will remain incomplete:

ILM Rough Guide to the Bo Diddley Beat
ILM Rough Guide to Vocoders etc
ILM Rough Guide to Electro (all 6 tracks)

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 17:54 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Neil Young (missing "This Note's For You

Safe Boating is No Accident (G00blar), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:16 (7 years ago) Permalink

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Safe Boating is No Accident (G00blar), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:16 (7 years ago) Permalink

Helpful (perhaps obvious) hint: the no. of tracks returned in a search list is limited, you may get more if you click through to the artist. And you can search for/jump to tracks there just by typing the start of the name.

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:24 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to David Bowie (missing Drowned Girl)

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:29 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Rough Guide to Orbital (missing You Lot)

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Friday, 13 February 2009 18:46 (7 years ago) Permalink

Nearly all of the Rough Guide to Early-Mid 60s Nashville.

Leon Brambles (G00blar), Saturday, 14 February 2009 12:29 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILX 2007 Tracks Poll Results

Several tracks missing (Radiohead,Spoon...) and sadly no Ewan Pearson remix of Cortney Tidwell but still gets the bulk of the list.

Shallow Gravy (Billy Dods), Saturday, 14 February 2009 17:14 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM 2008 Albums Poll Results

To be completed, obv. And I could only find 20 of the 40, and one of them's the wrong version of the album... but still, it's something...

mike t-diva, Saturday, 14 February 2009 19:23 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILX 2007 Tracks Poll Results
Erm, this is 2008...?

mike t-diva, Saturday, 14 February 2009 19:26 (7 years ago) Permalink

Oh crap, ignore me. I've been down the pub.

mike t-diva, Saturday, 14 February 2009 19:27 (7 years ago) Permalink

These are brilliant - keep them coming, and thanks for the work involved so far.

Bob Six, Sunday, 15 February 2009 00:02 (7 years ago) Permalink

The Face - Best Singles of 1986

mike t-diva, Sunday, 15 February 2009 00:16 (7 years ago) Permalink

OMFG I WAS JUST LISTENING TO THAT PLAYLIST ABOVE AND COMPILING THE ROUGH GUIDE TO SOFT ROCK, AND JUST AS I ADDED VAN HALEN WHY CAN'T THIS BE LOVE, VAN HALEN WHY CAN'T THIS BE LOVE CAME ON

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Sunday, 15 February 2009 01:13 (7 years ago) Permalink

and no i didn't double click or anything, it was definitely playing from the 'the face' playlist.

Anyway, three or four omissions in each of these, but still a decent selection.
ILM Rough Guide to Soft Rock
ILM Rough Guide to R&B, 91-96

cat anatomy expert (ledge), Sunday, 15 February 2009 01:15 (7 years ago) Permalink

Spotify playlists to replace the mixtape?

Josh L, Sunday, 15 February 2009 12:24 (7 years ago) Permalink

Melody Maker Critics' Poll - 1988 Singles.

Only a 50% success rate on this selection, but it captures the essence.

mike t-diva, Sunday, 15 February 2009 13:37 (7 years ago) Permalink

Spotify playlists to replace the mixtape?

The mix-what now?

Chewshabadoo, Friday, 20 February 2009 11:14 (7 years ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

(All but a few missing tracks of) some dude's double-disc SD mix from You Got De Steely Dan Mixtape

f f murray abraham (G00blar), Sunday, 8 March 2009 12:15 (7 years ago) Permalink

Pitchfork Top 100 2008

NotEnough, Sunday, 15 March 2009 19:06 (7 years ago) Permalink

ILM Top 100 Tracks of the 70s (includes a few inferior alternative versions of songs inc. 'More More More' because the originals aren't there, and a couple of replacements for songs not on there at all) - and sorry it's ordered topdown

Hard House SugBanton (blueski), Sunday, 15 March 2009 19:12 (7 years ago) Permalink

Really good. I've now become a Spotify subscriber - more out of a sense that I support what they're doing and hope they fully succeed, more than finding the adverts irritating.

Bob Six, Sunday, 15 March 2009 20:07 (7 years ago) Permalink

yeah i'm subscribing too now. gotta support the good service.

having said that it's just stopped scrobbling for some reason...

Hard House SugBanton (blueski), Sunday, 15 March 2009 20:13 (7 years ago) Permalink

As I moaned on the other thread: hasn't scrobbled properly for me (or a shitload of other Mac users) for two weeks now; despite a lengthy thread on Get Satisfaction in which a Spotify chap promised us they'd worked out what the problem was, we're still waiting on the upgrade. Given that it was an (unwanted/un-asked-for/forced-upon-us) upgrade that fucked it in the first place, I've kind of gone off it a bit.

Yeh, I know, wau wau wau, whining about a service that gives me free music, etc ... ach, see the other thread for my semi-feeble justification.

Atoms are "balls" (grimly fiendish), Monday, 16 March 2009 02:13 (7 years ago) Permalink

New ILM Spring collabo playlist.

Mylene Cockfarmer (Raw Patrick), Monday, 16 March 2009 21:13 (7 years ago) Permalink

Really busy at the mo' but thought I'd throw this out... feel free to add to it any music that 18 month old twins might like.

They usually get played Woody & Leadbelly, trad R&R, doo-wop (especially!), and the boy gets terribly excited jumping up and down to that Come on "Baby, Let's Go Down Town" song on Tonight's the Night!

Toddlermusik-Bend My Children's Minds

Rombald, Monday, 16 March 2009 21:38 (7 years ago) Permalink

Useless thing.. let me try this again:

Toddlermusik-Bend My Children's Minds

Rombald, Monday, 16 March 2009 21:43 (7 years ago) Permalink

New ILM Spring collabo playlist.

woah that Phil Collins track is v Phoenixy - nice

Hard House SugBanton (blueski), Monday, 16 March 2009 22:06 (7 years ago) Permalink

Wow that's a lot of stuff. Thanks

calstars, Thursday, 1 January 2015 23:13 (1 year ago) Permalink

New playlist:

The Art School Jukebox: http://open.spotify.com/user/moteldemoka/playlist/0SeMXr6fQ5iuJbKyZejfO2
Sort of a joke playlist. This is the sort of music that I imagine art students listen to impress their peers. It's 50 tracks long so far and even though it's a joke playlist it has some nice variations and I actually enjoy everything in here. It's not incredibly odd or pretentious, you can even play some of these at parties.
Opening artists: Art Ensemble of Chicago, Slapp Happy, Captain Beefheart, the Flying Lizards, Francis Bebey.

Moka, Thursday, 8 January 2015 01:01 (1 year ago) Permalink

I listened to Moka's Dustygrooves and Soulsides and really enjoyed it! It is hard to find good soul mixes on Spotify. Good selections!!

SCOTTISH PEOPLE ONLY (I M Losted), Monday, 12 January 2015 15:01 (1 year ago) Permalink

Here is a soul playlist I made, lots of seventies mellowness, I enjoy obscure gems:

http://open.spotify.com/user/kerrylkatriviera/playlist/275I58sVnrqFD8AkNPfw9K

SCOTTISH PEOPLE ONLY (I M Losted), Monday, 12 January 2015 16:05 (1 year ago) Permalink

Thank you! that one looks very interesting, several songs I don't think I've heard before. i'm going to listen and steal some of them for my playlist! >:)

Moka, Monday, 12 January 2015 18:28 (1 year ago) Permalink

This is one of the playlists I have since 2011 or so but I hadn't shared it because it's based around rocksteady/ska/reggae/dub and it's a whole wild world in there so I admit I have only minimal grasp of it. Even Spotify is intimidated by the size of it, it doesn't have half the music in my collection. Anyhow, there's some of my favorite songs in here, it doesn't really work as a mix so you can listen to it at random in small doses:

Kaya Kinks: http://open.spotify.com/user/moteldemoka/playlist/0nObX3nMjV8X8vTUuNoGfx
Opening artists: Marcia Griffiths, Skatalites, Joe Gibbs & the Professionals, Max Romeo, Toots, Morgan Heritage, Byron Lee.

Moka, Monday, 12 January 2015 20:54 (1 year ago) Permalink

if anyone is interested in following or contributing to my yearly hip-hop spotify lists then here you go:

2015 HH
http://open.spotify.com/user/theshipment/playlist/5xBBzeMq03HEMbWGXWDa2Y
Catch-all thread for any release. Not an endorsement of quality. I put in a few that were released in the back half of december too.

2015 HH+
http://open.spotify.com/user/theshipment/playlist/7rWrXc2RIBvrFrvuTbluRQ
favorite tracks and singles

Spottie, Monday, 12 January 2015 21:45 (1 year ago) Permalink

For some reason, I get nostalgic for high school days on Friday afternoons. Here is a playlist I made that makes me feel young and fresh again. I would love to put some reggae on it too, but I owned no reggae back then, although I did love it. Any reggae suggestions that would go with a combination of new wave pop and 80's r&b would be welcome:

http://open.spotify.com/user/kerrylkatriviera/playlist/41XB4HnNl1lDBZEprLM2Xt

SCOTTISH PEOPLE ONLY (I M Losted), Friday, 16 January 2015 20:56 (1 year ago) Permalink

heres one i made for summer bbq voibs

https://play.spotify.com/user/1155723360/playlist/0jTD5S0fZAVm4tJY4uNKFg

and another one called "Forgotten Gems of The 00's"

https://play.spotify.com/user/1155723360/playlist/7orXM0EOx9P0hyrxOLPpPf

everyday sheeple (Michael B), Friday, 16 January 2015 21:39 (1 year ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Complex List of 50 Greatest Vocoder Songs

Naive Teen Idol, Saturday, 21 February 2015 16:22 (1 year ago) Permalink

4 months pass...
2 months pass...

Hellhouse's fake dnb playlist is amazing btw

0 / 0 (lukas), Wednesday, 23 September 2015 23:45 (9 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

We're having a night in, so I made a sequenced playlist of convivial recent tunes.
http://open.spotify.com/user/miketd/playlist/6Gw0VNuQ5eM0VrPSBXwg85

mike t-diva, Saturday, 21 November 2015 17:07 (7 months ago) Permalink

A playlist of excellent things all under the flimsy rubric of 'being from Africa': https://open.spotify.com/user/thepoacher/playlist/42zMBVOhA06TQLAZ8dht3q

Poacher (Chinaski), Wednesday, 25 November 2015 16:43 (7 months ago) Permalink

i imagine someone besides me will find this useful: http://open.spotify.com/user/mordys/playlist/3bp3el01W6IXACRE8MWoSl

from here: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2008/05/19/100-essential-jazz-albums

Mordy, Wednesday, 2 December 2015 22:03 (7 months ago) Permalink

how many are missing?

Eugene Goostman (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 3 December 2015 05:29 (6 months ago) Permalink

i don't remember the exact number. maybe 15-20? seemed like they were mostly there.

Mordy, Thursday, 3 December 2015 05:42 (6 months ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

My 111 favourite Christmas songs (that are on Spotify): https://open.spotify.com/user/seandalai/playlist/1c1STHtL9vh4ZDHgvwYNoc

a cruet of destiny (seandalai), Thursday, 24 December 2015 12:53 (6 months ago) Permalink

Cool, thanks.

Die Angst des Elfmans beim Torschluss (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 24 December 2015 14:21 (6 months ago) Permalink

v good!

ogmor, Thursday, 24 December 2015 14:35 (6 months ago) Permalink

listening now, thanks!

sleeve, Thursday, 24 December 2015 16:24 (6 months ago) Permalink

Christmas Songs That Don't Suck
22 songs that would fit on a single CD.
I eschewed covers of traditional Christmas songs for originals.
Warning: Some of these are not warm and fuzzy. At all.

Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes" (NYCNative), Friday, 25 December 2015 14:15 (6 months ago) Permalink

Yeah sendalai that was great! Listened to the whole thing

Adam J Duncan, Friday, 25 December 2015 15:07 (6 months ago) Permalink

Haven't had time to listen to the end yet, but the quality, variety and sequencing of the material so far is outstanding.

Die Angst des Elfmans beim Torschluss (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 25 December 2015 16:54 (6 months ago) Permalink

Thanks! I didn't really put much thought into sequencing tbh apart from putting the slow folky tracks at the end, but I'm not going to turn down a compliment.

a cruet of destiny (seandalai), Friday, 25 December 2015 17:00 (6 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

My first 2016 rap/r&b/afropop/dancehall/soca/reggae++ lists. Trying to do them biweekly or even weekly from now on since there's just so much.

2016 Week 5 Jubel Jams

2016 Week 7 Jubel Jams
2016 Week 7 Bonus Cuts

human and working on getting beer (longneck), Monday, 15 February 2016 10:34 (4 months ago) Permalink

Week 8

human and working on getting beer (longneck), Monday, 22 February 2016 10:17 (4 months ago) Permalink

pastoral prog & relations playlist that I'm pretty proud of: it's a good listen!

Pegasus Pose

tremendous crime wave and killing wave (Joan Crawford Loves Chachi), Sunday, 28 February 2016 20:04 (4 months ago) Permalink

Week 9

human and working on getting beer (longneck), Monday, 29 February 2016 09:43 (4 months ago) Permalink

xp showcasing the hidden influence of prog there. Whoever wrote the Top Gun theme must have been a Yes fan, The Travelling Wilburys clearly ripped off Curved Air for Handle Me with Care, and the Renaissance track sounds naggingly similar to something else.

ledge, Monday, 29 February 2016 12:11 (4 months ago) Permalink

Was The Three Kings in Clerkenwell on Friday, a pub with the walls papered with 1970s Melody Maker pages and a jukebox full of original 7" singles. Obviously playing with a jukebox is much more fun than Spotify, something that the kids of today will never understand - but I made a playlist from it anyway. Only missing a few tracks, (sadly including take me with u/let's go crazy):

https://open.spotify.com/user/ledge/playlist/3KE9OMsRIlPJweroDtulXY

Steppenwolf in white van speaker scam (ledge), Monday, 29 February 2016 12:56 (4 months ago) Permalink

Nice!

schwantz, Monday, 29 February 2016 19:33 (4 months ago) Permalink

A playlist of guitar soli stuff - featuring the usual suspects (Bishop, Basho, Jack, Peter Walker, Charlie Parr, Fahey) and a few curveballs like Puma, Gabor Szabo and Bola Sete.

https://open.spotify.com/user/thepoacher/playlist/2DzjqjZBdiiAnBLy1sAqJK

Poacher (Chinaski), Friday, 4 March 2016 19:54 (3 months ago) Permalink

Week 10

human and working on getting beer (longneck), Monday, 7 March 2016 22:01 (3 months ago) Permalink

Put one together for I Wanna Be Sedated, a book on '70s pop Scott Woods and I put out 20+ years ago. It's taken from the 100-song discography at the back of the book. Got everything, with four exceptions: 1) no Neil Young and no Slade, and 2) had to substitute live versions of the Germs' "Forming" and the Avengers' "The Amerikan in Me" (predictably not as good as the originals, but at least they were recorded at the time, not later).

http://play.spotify.com/user/rettenmund/playlist/1Ml54NLXgQPHClvELWeU8p

If you want to splurge, you can buy the book for $0.01 on Amazon.

clemenza, Monday, 14 March 2016 15:04 (3 months ago) Permalink

Thanks! Think I still have my copy of that book.

SIGSALY Can't Dance (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 14 March 2016 15:25 (3 months ago) Permalink

I got into a mood the other day where I wanted to spend the rest of the day alternating between Pet Shop Boys and Kendrick Lamar so I created a playlist:

https://open.spotify.com/user/djperry1973/playlist/3kLqMZxM1AWKEEK90cNgBa

i like to trump and i am crazy (DJP), Monday, 14 March 2016 15:26 (3 months ago) Permalink

Also, if anyone is interested in hearing choral pieces I've performed that I've fallen in love with, check here:

https://open.spotify.com/user/djperry1973/playlist/6bWnlWmCk45LxCffWeTSpR

i like to trump and i am crazy (DJP), Monday, 14 March 2016 15:28 (3 months ago) Permalink

My first, hope I'm posting it right: Originally thought of this as folk-rock & related, and it is, but also starts with "I've Just Seen A Face," ends (so far) with "Rocky Raccoon," in between goes from "Blackbird" to "Blue Jay Way" to---well, you'll see:
spotify:user:philobot:playlist:2tDdze0ZilOW2Mr9zb1fht

dow, Tuesday, 15 March 2016 22:05 (3 months ago) Permalink

All Beatles.

dow, Tuesday, 15 March 2016 22:12 (3 months ago) Permalink

Or is this a better format?
https://open.spotify.com/user/philobot/playlist/2tDdze0ZilOW2Mr9zb1fht

dow, Tuesday, 15 March 2016 22:36 (3 months ago) Permalink

Guess so, since Chrome isn't asking if I want to install the spotify app

dow, Tuesday, 15 March 2016 22:37 (3 months ago) Permalink

Discovered today that Ivy is down and this link is dead: https://support.spotify.com/au/problems/#!/article/Convert-Playlists-to-Spotify

Is there any other way to create a playlist besides dragging-and-dropping each song one at a time or importing from iTunes? I've got a text file just sitting here, looking like a chump.

pplains, Tuesday, 29 March 2016 19:33 (3 months ago) Permalink

It's built into the desktop app now (for Windows anyway) - you can import playlists through the File menu.

Poacher (Chinaski), Tuesday, 29 March 2016 21:27 (3 months ago) Permalink

I recently discovered this site for converting playlists:
http://www.playlist-converter.net/

Though I've been mostly using it to convert Spotify lists to Youtube playlists.

MarkoP, Tuesday, 29 March 2016 21:34 (3 months ago) Permalink

Yeah, on macs at least, you still only have the iTunes option.

But holy cats, Marko, that did the trick! I dare say it even did better than Ivy! (67/75)

pplains, Tuesday, 29 March 2016 21:41 (3 months ago) Permalink

Yeah I just discovered the site yesterday. I haven't tried all the various options with it. Been mostly using it to convert a bunch of my archived Discover Playlists to YouTube playlists, whittling down those results to just music videos, and then playing the resulting playlists on my TV.

MarkoP, Tuesday, 29 March 2016 21:45 (3 months ago) Permalink


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