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Spotify’s 2018 Wrapped feature gives users closer look on their top listens of the year

Each year, Spotify releases “Spotify Wrapped”, a collection of the user’s most played songs and artists. The Sidekick staff writer Christie Hernandez explains why “Spotify Wrapped” is more than a playlist.

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

The saying “It is the most wonderful time of the year” is certainly true during the holiday season, but for me, Spotify makes the end of the year even more wonderful.   Instead of taking a trip down candy cane lane this December, I am taking a trip down memory lane with Spotify, a...

Technology Spotlight: Spotify Changes

Technology Spotlight: Spotify Changes

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Spotify announced a new update that will greatly change the situation for free members. The update offers free users a collection of 15 featured playlists, which gives on-demand service, unlimited skips and free choice of songs. With a total of approximately 750 tracks available in the playlists, the...

Technology Spotlight: Apple Music vs. Spotify

Technology Spotlight: Apple Music vs. Spotify

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

The modern world of music is no longer dependent on CDs and iTunes, but rather have turned to streaming services demanding a relatively low price for millions of different songs. One of the top players, Apple Music, recently made headlines when it hit its 40 millionth subscriber.   Though...

Valentine’s Day cynicism diminished by girl power

Valentine's Day cynicism diminished by girl power

Mallorie Munoz, Managing Editor

February 12, 2016

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the feelings toward the day are split. Some partake in romantic nights out, while others engage in built-up cynicism and hatred for the holiday. I have good news. For the ladies, no matter your relationship status, there is a holiday even greater than Valentine’...

Spotify gives artists benefits that transcend profits

December 17, 2015

By Amy Roh Student Life Editor @rohmyboat   You just broke up with your boyfriend.   In an effort to wallow in your sadness, you open Spotify in search of Taylor Swift, or perhaps even Radiohead to lull your woes away. You open up the music streaming service, but none of the...