RIP New on Spotify

BlackStar_400x400Unfortunately, Spotify have switched off their Metadata API meaning that our New on Spotify page will not work without a rewrite. I currently do not have the time nor skills to do this – if you feel up to the challenge, please get in touch and I can send you the sources.

Alternatives

There are a few possible alternatives:

If you know of any good alternatives, please comment below!

Tech Notes

This webapp used PHP and mySQL to read and store XML from Spotify’s now defunct Metadata API. It also used Last.fm’s API to get the genres and album art.

Spotify’s new API is JSON-based. See:

Spotify’s API still does not filter by genre, so any new version of this page will most likely still need to rely on Last.fm.

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