The Ultimate Guide to Discovering Music with Spotify

From discovering new releases to finding music that is just new to you.

Sophie Grace
4 min readApr 10, 2024
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I have been a Spotify user for ten years now. In that time, I have explored and experimented with every feature I could find. I truly think that Spotify is one of the best platforms for expanding your music taste due to its endless features and updates, as well as its large catalog of music.

I feel qualified to give advice on the topic of finding new music because it is a hobby I have dedicated a lot of my life to. Finding new music is one of life’s biggest joys for me.

This is how I do it.

I would like to start by saying that I almost exclusively use Spotify to stream music so that is why I specified Spotify in the title. However, a lot of these tips can be applied to other music streaming services.

Discover Weekly

This is a Spotify-generated and personalized playlist that updates once a week on Mondays. It uses the data from all of your playlists to suggest a list of up to thirty songs that you may like based on your taste.

Song of the Day

This is another Spotify-generated playlist but this one updates daily with just one new song. It is…