First off, what is Spotify? Spotify is a Swedish music streaming service. Yup, yet another music streaming service but it is not your typical one like Pandora, Last.fm and many others. Spotify has a music library containing over 15 million tracks and are always working on adding more. You can get access to the service from your PC, Mac, home audio system and cell phone. The service started in Europe in 2008 and amassed 10 million users by 2010. It has build relationships with major and independent record label including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal.
Stalemate negotiations with US record labels kept the service out the United States until July 14th, 2011. I love beta testing as I might have mentioned before so I jump on it. And WOW! Where have you been baby!!? This service is amazing.
Now let me tell you about the Spotify Android app.
You can go download the app but to use the service on your phone, you will need a premium account at the tune(clever right?) of $9.99/month.
Once you’ve done that, login with your credentials and land in music heaven.