I have a good deal of artists who have quite a few songs I enjoy besides their top hits. I don't want to have to make a playlist for all of these, there would be too many, and take too much effort to find while driving.
I want to be able to voice search an artist like normal, and then quickly see all the songs i have starred by them.
As a side note, this feature could totally replace the biography page, or just be it's own new tab. I've only sparsly ever used the biography tab.
There should be an inline mockup that i made below.
I have been listening to a lot of music recently through apps, especially Hype Machine and on a number of occasions I want to quickly and easily 'star' a track. However since I do not have a list of the tracks I am listening to in front of me I cannot star directly from a track list. I would really like to be able to quickly alt-tab from whatever else I am doing to spotify, click on a start button, then return to what I was doing. My current way of starring a track is to click on Play Queue then star there, however I do not feel this is optimal UX, it would be great to have a one-click starring option always available.
This also applies to when I am listening to a track but browsing elsewhere (eg other albums/artists) and I want to favourite a track. I do not want to leave what I am currently looking at, I just want to click on a star.
Essentially I think it would be useful to have a star button somewhere near the main controls in the bottom left so I can quickly star a track while minimising the interruption to whatever else I am doing.
I recently came over from MOG to spotify for 3 reasons. The first was they Spotify provided music syncing capabilities of my personal library. The second was the MOG didn't have a landscape mode in Android (neither does spotify as it turns out :( ) and finally I saw that the Spotify app was finally updated from the hunk of junk it was before.
The one thing I am desperately missing from MOG is the favorite feature. I could favorite Artists, Albums and Songs. I found that being able to favorite an artist meant I could almost reproduce the user experience I get from a typical music app. That is I open it, browse until I find an artist I like and then play an album. Having a quick way to do this - through the favorites menu on the move (like driving) was the one feature I really liked. I could add to/manage my favorites from my PC and then access them quickly from my phone.
The only thing close to this I have found in Spotify is the playlist but it just isn't the same experience. I want a way to save a list of my favorite artists. Selecting an artist in the list would open the artist page for me and allow me to select a song are album to play. This one feature has me seriously considering whether to go back to MOG or not especially considering the lack of Landscape mode in the Android app.
I love the starred songs function for the computer. I use it as my song library. But on my iPhone I never use it because it is soooooo hard to find the song I want to play. Please format to where you pick the artist and then the song or just have a "starred artist" section so you could just quickly pick the artist instead of having to search all the time
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