Acts that are not on Spotify

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Bob Dylan got in there recently, but there are still some big (and some slightly lesser) names lacking.

The Beatles
All solo Beatles apart from Ringo
Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd
Metallica
AC/DC
Frank Zappa
King Crimson
Slade
Tool
Badfinger (apart from the two lesser known Warner albums)
Flower Kings

More?

Hongroe (Geir Hongro), Saturday, 31 March 2012 01:22 (five years ago) Permalink

was gonna say fuckin' flyin a-heads but whoa there they are

CharlieS, Saturday, 31 March 2012 01:37 (five years ago) Permalink

Adding Red Hot Chili Peppers. Their 80s albums are in there, but nothing more recent.

Hongroe (Geir Hongro), Saturday, 31 March 2012 01:51 (five years ago) Permalink

I was sure Caetano Veloso and Jorge Ben were absent but now they're there! Anyway:

War
Popol Vuh
Ash Ra Tempel
Perfume
Joanna Newsom
Boredoms
Curtis Mayfield

Everything on 100% Silk, Planet Mu, RVNG, Numero, Sublime Frequencies, Soul Jazz...

James Bond Jor (seandalai), Saturday, 31 March 2012 02:00 (five years ago) Permalink

kinks, pre-RCA years, which is pretty lol. at least that's how it was last time i checked.

tylerw, Saturday, 31 March 2012 02:01 (five years ago) Permalink

the entire drag city catalog

y'tulip, y'pea-brained earwig (donna rouge), Saturday, 31 March 2012 02:08 (five years ago) Permalink

I think that part of the Kinks catalog is out-of-print period.

timellison, Saturday, 31 March 2012 02:10 (five years ago) Permalink

Zoviet France

La Monte Young

The Hafler Trio

H.N.A.S.

and so so many more, I continue to laugh bitterly at the starry eyed dreamers who think "everything" is available as a stream.

Flat Of NAGLs (sleeve), Saturday, 31 March 2012 02:53 (five years ago) Permalink

kinks pre-RCA is '71-Back, and very much in print via Sanctuary/Universal.

Mike Love Costume Jewelry on Etsy (C. Grisso/McCain), Saturday, 31 March 2012 02:55 (five years ago) Permalink

Last U.S. CD releases were 1990 and they're not available as downloads on iTunes or Amazon.

timellison, Saturday, 31 March 2012 03:05 (five years ago) Permalink

I think Sanctuary is administering the Pye/Reprise Kinks rights in the States now. The first three albums were reissued here in the early 2000s via a partnership with BMG. Now they are hooked up with Universal, but perhaps they feel anyne who cares will pick up their imports, which are fairly well distributed here.

Mike Love Costume Jewelry on Etsy (C. Grisso/McCain), Saturday, 31 March 2012 03:13 (five years ago) Permalink

You'd think that Universal would want a group as big as the Kinks on iTunes. I wonder if there are other issues.

timellison, Saturday, 31 March 2012 03:41 (five years ago) Permalink

Oasis, Example, Wretch 32, most Julia Holter.

mike t-diva, Saturday, 31 March 2012 12:01 (five years ago) Permalink

Roy Harper, except for his debut album.

fun loving and xtremely tolrant (Billy Dods), Saturday, 31 March 2012 12:48 (five years ago) Permalink

adele
peter gabriel
momus (creation label era)

piscesx, Saturday, 31 March 2012 13:48 (five years ago) Permalink

Adele has "19" in there, but only the first two singles from "21".

As for The Kinks, "Something Else" is still lacking, but they seem to have most anything else.

Hongroe (Geir Hongro), Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:07 (five years ago) Permalink

Only three Hootie and the Blowfish songs. (Don't ask.)

Cuba Pudding, Jr. (jaymc), Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:11 (five years ago) Permalink

Peter Gabriel

I am using your worlds, Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:29 (five years ago) Permalink

sorry piscesx, missed your post!

I am using your worlds, Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:29 (five years ago) Permalink

There's some Popol Vuh on there, though one of the playable albums has TAKEDOWN AS PER LABEL REQUEST in the title.

JoeStork, Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:39 (five years ago) Permalink

Coil

Also Cosey Fanni Tutti has been pretty vocal about her dislike of Spotify. C&C and TG are in the process of being taken down altogether, I understand.

kraudive, Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:40 (five years ago) Permalink

As for The Kinks, "Something Else" is still lacking, but they seem to have most anything else.

― Hongroe (Geir Hongro), Saturday, March 31, 2012 10:07 AM (43 minutes ago)

Maybe in Norway!

timellison, Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:52 (five years ago) Permalink

Black Sabbath's studio albums with John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne.

America's Mobile, Saturday, 31 March 2012 17:57 (five years ago) Permalink

they are here in the uk

Algerian Goalkeeper, Saturday, 31 March 2012 18:03 (five years ago) Permalink

Red Hot Chili Peppers were added yesterday if you like that kind of thing.

No Rammstein sadly.

fun loving and xtremely tolrant (Billy Dods), Saturday, 14 April 2012 09:07 (five years ago) Permalink

I see that the new Peter Gabriel live album is available. Hopefully the rest of his work will follow soon.

fun loving and xtremely tolrant (Billy Dods), Thursday, 26 April 2012 18:30 (five years ago) Permalink

Seger

henry s, Saturday, 28 April 2012 00:00 (five years ago) Permalink

Sugar (and only the Warners Husker stuff.)

I didn't know before I selected Indie! (TastySounds), Saturday, 28 April 2012 12:50 (five years ago) Permalink

None of Def Leppard's popular albums are on there.

Moodles, Saturday, 28 April 2012 14:56 (five years ago) Permalink

i'm not on spotify

markers, Saturday, 28 April 2012 14:58 (five years ago) Permalink

only the Warners Husker stuff

No longer true!

timellison, Saturday, 28 April 2012 15:30 (five years ago) Permalink

That was fast.

fun loving and xtremely tolrant (Billy Dods), Saturday, 28 April 2012 15:36 (five years ago) Permalink

Alright, who on this board is from SST?

Naive Teen Idol, Saturday, 28 April 2012 21:11 (five years ago) Permalink

Sugar's stuff is on there, or at least it was about five days ago. I listened to Copper Blue.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 28 April 2012 21:18 (five years ago) Permalink

gimme some good news about Seger, guys

henry s, Saturday, 28 April 2012 23:44 (five years ago) Permalink

It looks like Bureau B, which did a lot of the Sky Krautrock reissues, pulled the rights in the US.

Naive Teen Idol, Sunday, 29 April 2012 18:32 (five years ago) Permalink

Sandie Shaw. oddly.

piscesx, Sunday, 29 April 2012 18:34 (five years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

King Crimson! Also, more Pink Floyd than a current live album, ffs!

There are many tribes in the Juggalo nation (Viceroy), Friday, 25 May 2012 21:42 (five years ago) Permalink

Mainly, there's a Jex Thoth song called "The Banishment" and its melody is almost exactly like the melody line of "Epitaph" but I couldn't cross-compare - at least not in spotify.

There are many tribes in the Juggalo nation (Viceroy), Friday, 25 May 2012 21:44 (five years ago) Permalink

A bunch of Peter Gabriel there now

seven league bootie (James Morrison), Monday, 28 May 2012 03:32 (five years ago) Permalink

Yellow Magic Orchestra

timellison, Monday, 28 May 2012 05:40 (five years ago) Permalink

I just looked and there were only a few odds and sods from Gabriel, certainly no albums.

fun loving and xtremely tolrant (Billy Dods), Monday, 28 May 2012 08:00 (five years ago) Permalink

Kinks seem to be on, plentifully (including Something Else)

Mark G, Monday, 28 May 2012 08:23 (five years ago) Permalink

King Crimson!

Fripp has determinedly set his face against spotify, the diary on his website has plenty of back-and-forth on this topic.

that mustardless plate (Bill A), Monday, 28 May 2012 08:30 (five years ago) Permalink

One album that is on there is "From Good to Great", a tutorial CD by Robt Fripp

Mark G, Monday, 28 May 2012 08:38 (five years ago) Permalink

No Something Else in US :(

Ian Hunter Is Learning the Game (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 28 May 2012 13:18 (five years ago) Permalink

Royal Trux

dmr, Tuesday, 29 May 2012 20:32 (five years ago) Permalink

I just looked and there were only a few odds and sods from Gabriel, certainly no albums

That's weird--I can see all of them (in Australia, anyway)

Boards of Canada
Throbbing Gristle
Severed Heads

all pretty much absent

seven league bootie (James Morrison), Monday, 11 June 2012 23:56 (five years ago) Permalink

Only Gabriel that's on Spotify US is that live/orchestra thing from recently.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 12 June 2012 00:02 (five years ago) Permalink

i think pretty much everything by Radiohead will be up there as of tomorrow when the new one goes up. In Rainbows went up this week which had never been up there before iirc.

piscesx, Thursday, 16 June 2016 16:06 (one year ago) Permalink

Just realized that Beatles Anthology is on now. Don't think that was part of their big Beatles roll out.

Al Moon Faced Poon (Moodles), Saturday, 18 June 2016 01:29 (one year ago) Permalink

Pretty much every Les Savy Fav album is up including some weird live albums but not the "Rome (Written Upside Down)" EP.

Immediate Follower (NA), Saturday, 18 June 2016 01:34 (one year ago) Permalink

eight months pass...

King Crimson
Slade
Tool

these are the holdouts from the list at the top of the thread. what's it going to take to get some Slade on there?

duped and used by my worst Miss U (President Keyes), Wednesday, 22 February 2017 15:51 (eight months ago) Permalink

Most of the Peter Gabriel albums are on in the US now, I just noticed.

― Johnny Fever, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 5:06 PM (three years ago)

Now you see him, now you don't.

scattered, smothered, covered, diced and chunked (WilliamC), Wednesday, 22 February 2017 15:58 (eight months ago) Permalink

Yeah, now that prince is on Gabriel is one of the folks whose absence i note most

removed from the rain drops and drop tops of experience (ulysses), Wednesday, 22 February 2017 18:35 (eight months ago) Permalink

sublime frequencies catalog would be a true blessing o course

removed from the rain drops and drop tops of experience (ulysses), Wednesday, 22 February 2017 18:36 (eight months ago) Permalink

Just realized that Beatles Anthology is on now. Don't think that was part of their big Beatles roll out.

Good call, thanks. Been needing to hear the Sugarplum Fairy version of "A Day In The Life."

Disco Blecch and His Exo-Planettes (James Redd and the Blecchs), Wednesday, 22 February 2017 19:57 (eight months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Still no YMO, but there's pretty much everything by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Wonder what the issue is.

Dan Worsley, Friday, 10 March 2017 19:13 (eight months ago) Permalink

aluminum tunes by stereolab, not on iTunes either

flappy bird, Friday, 10 March 2017 19:53 (eight months ago) Permalink

That might be because it was released on Drag City

badg, Friday, 10 March 2017 20:05 (eight months ago) Permalink

hmm maybe, but that's just the US version and would've been licensed from Duophonic/Warp presumably? So that doesn't really explain it, because Refried Ectoplasm & Dots & Loops were released by Drag City as well.

Colonel Poo, Friday, 10 March 2017 20:13 (eight months ago) Permalink

Still no YMO, but there's pretty much everything by Ryuichi Sakamoto. Wonder what the issue is.

If by "everything" you aren't including any solo albums other than Smoochy, then yes you are correct.

Naive Teen Idol, Friday, 17 March 2017 22:29 (eight months ago) Permalink

Just give me Hamilton Bohannon's "Disco Stomp", dammit.

mike t-diva, Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:10 (eight months ago) Permalink

Went looking for stuff on the DIW label (Japanese jazz imprint with a fuckton of amazing stuff in their catalog) and for some reason only David Murray's albums for them are on US Spotify. None of their Art Ensemble of Chicago records or anything else.

Don Van Gorp, midwest regional VP, marketing (誤訳侮辱), Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:37 (eight months ago) Permalink

Original studio versions of Isley Brothers hits such as "Who's That Lady?" have gone missing.

And Run Into It And Blecch It (James Redd and the Blecchs), Friday, 31 March 2017 05:45 (seven months ago) Permalink

five months pass...

Still no Slade, hopefully reissue of 'Slade Alive' may get them on board.

Dan Worsley, Friday, 22 September 2017 19:42 (one month ago) Permalink

Still so sad about YMO. No Hosono, either.

Dan I., Friday, 22 September 2017 20:54 (one month ago) Permalink

Pere Ubu's late '80s/early '90s major label albums!

timellison, Friday, 22 September 2017 20:56 (one month ago) Permalink

deckchairs overboard is on now :)

gr8080, Tuesday, 26 September 2017 13:09 (one month ago) Permalink

Still no old De La Soul ;_;

nashwan, Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:02 (one month ago) Permalink

I doubt there will be. De La can't legally reissue those records due to all the samples.

President Keyes, Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:09 (one month ago) Permalink

I doubt there will be. De La can't legally reissue those records due to all the samples.

wonder if thats why they released them all for free via their website a few years back.

mark e, Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:14 (one month ago) Permalink

i wonder when the last of the uncleared samples on 3 Feet High & Rising will fall out of copyright. what was the most recent bit of music sampled on that anyway?

plp will eat itself (NickB), Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:16 (one month ago) Permalink

deckchairs overboard is on now :)

― gr8080, dinsdag 26 september 2017 13:09 (one hour ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

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Le Bateau Ivre, Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:20 (one month ago) Permalink

Owen Pallett's later albums, but not his Final Fantasy stuff.
Troutmask Replica is not on there, but lots of other Captain Beefheart is

Shat Parp (dog latin), Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:23 (one month ago) Permalink

wonder if thats why they released them all for free via their website a few years back.

It was, and why they used the publicity from that to crowdfund a new record with no pre-existing samples.

shackling the masses with plastic-wrapped snack picks (sic), Tuesday, 26 September 2017 14:24 (one month ago) Permalink

Aalyiah's "One in a Million" and her S/T still not on there.

Western® with Bacon Flavor, Tuesday, 26 September 2017 15:11 (one month ago) Permalink

De La can't legally reissue those records due to all the samples.

Started to think the samples issue was a red herring given the availability of countless other sample-heavy hip hop albums from the same era.

nashwan, Tuesday, 26 September 2017 15:40 (one month ago) Permalink

Aw yeah, just noticed that what appears to be the original mix of Snooze 4 Love sneaked in recently via a compilation album! Previously they had only had some remixes (e.g. Dixon's), which is fine, but I prefer the original

Dan I., Wednesday, 27 September 2017 21:37 (one month ago) Permalink

the Angelica album is not on spotify. liberation's wasted on them

sick, fucking funny, and well tasty (katherine), Wednesday, 27 September 2017 21:41 (one month ago) Permalink

Felix Da Housecat's Kittenz And Thee Glitz and Devin Dazzle And The Neon Fever albums are finally up (listed as 2017 releases but aren't deluxe or different in any way from the originals).

nashwan, Friday, 29 September 2017 20:07 (one month ago) Permalink

Still no Smog/Bill Callahan other than a handful of tracks.

Dan Worsley, Friday, 29 September 2017 20:20 (one month ago) Permalink

all the early X albums aren't on streaming

Universal LULU Nation (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 29 September 2017 20:27 (one month ago) Permalink

Started to think the samples issue was a red herring given the availability of countless other sample-heavy hip hop albums from the same era.

what was cleared vs. what was not cleared is totally random, number of samples has nothing to do with it

Οὖτις, Friday, 29 September 2017 20:31 (one month ago) Permalink

Beatles samples on Paul's Boutique for ex. = cleared

Οὖτις, Friday, 29 September 2017 20:31 (one month ago) Permalink

all the early X albums aren't on streaming

All of their albums are on Spotify, at least in Canada

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Friday, 29 September 2017 20:40 (one month ago) Permalink

yeah here, More Fun in the New World is the earliest one available on both Spotify & Tidal (assuming this is true for Google Music, Amazon and Apple)

Universal LULU Nation (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Friday, 29 September 2017 20:41 (one month ago) Permalink

acts

del griffith, Saturday, 30 September 2017 01:53 (one month ago) Permalink

re: Smog
I dont think any Drag City records are on Spotify

President Keyes, Saturday, 30 September 2017 19:00 (one month ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

Yellow Magic Orchestra are up on the UK site now.

MaresNest, Friday, 27 October 2017 14:20 (three weeks ago) Permalink

oh shi

nashwan, Friday, 27 October 2017 14:32 (three weeks ago) Permalink

tttttt

Choco Blavatsky (seandalai), Friday, 27 October 2017 21:51 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Up in USA too! Yay!

Dan I., Friday, 27 October 2017 21:54 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Fleetwood Mac's pre-Buckingham/Nicks catalog seems to have been added at some point. Which ones are worth checking out?

Moodles, Friday, 10 November 2017 19:58 (one week ago) Permalink

From the Bob Welch/Danny Kirwan era, I'd definitely recommend Future Games (there's good stuff on Bare Trees as well).

Gavin, Leeds, Friday, 10 November 2017 20:03 (one week ago) Permalink

Mystery To Me as well.

to fly across the city and find Aerosmith's car (C. Grisso/McCain), Friday, 10 November 2017 20:18 (one week ago) Permalink

THEN PLAY ON

brimstead, Friday, 10 November 2017 23:04 (one week ago) Permalink


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