I would really like to have the option to like/dislike the current song that im listening since that would make it easier for wear users to improve their radio stations without having to pull their phone out of their pocket and to add the song to their list
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Here is a new idea for the radio system within Spotify that could be a great feature...
Currently, for a radio station within Spotify, you can select the song, album, artist, or playlist as the foundation of the radio station - songs are then selected based on the theme chosen. The radio doesn't take into account songs you may have already heard or if you're more interested in hearing only new music. A cool way to amend this system is to institute a radio station where the listener can determine how much content played is new and how much is already preferenced by the listener.
Here is how it could work: The listener would select a playlist to start a radio station off of. They would then be able to select their current preferences for the playlist (all of which will be available to change at any time in the future). Each question would be a slider. The sliders could include:
"Brand new music"
Additional sliders could be added, but these two preferences are at the heart of the idea. What these sliders would do is create a radio station with a mix of songs you've already shown an interest in (songs you've added in the playlist the radio station is being derived off of) and the introduction of brand new music within that same genre. So if you're feeling adventurous and want to find some new music, the slider for "Brand new music" would be turned up all the way, while the slider for "Playlist music" would be turned all the way down. Vice versa if you only wanted to listen to songs you knew.
What this system would do is create a radio station with foundational songs you already know, but with an infusion of new artists and songs when you want. Sometimes you want to listen to songs you know the words to (like at a party), while other times you want to discover new artists (like during a commute) and this system would easily serve both necessities. It's more adventurous than just playing a playlist through on shuffle (since there are new songs spliced into the queue), but more personal than just listening to a radio station (since the songs played from playlist are songs you've explicitly stated you like by adding it to the playlist).
The ability of the individual to determine what percentage of new songs vs. old songs they listen to is what makes this an interesting idea. The current radio station system takes into account the types of songs within playlists now, but it doesn't have a delineation between songs you've already expressely liked and songs that are new to you.
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Have an option where instead of a particular single genre and similar artist radio, have music station that can be customized to multi genre tastes. Say by entering in field boxes what artists, songs and genres, atmospheres etc. that the individual would want to listen to or the particular style of music, then spotify can figure out a multi genre radio station that isn't just a flat relation to what artist is playing. I believe that the concept of radio on spotify and pandora to compare is kind of flat and needs more personalization rather than switching between stations constantly.
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So, I've seen this posted before, but it was a year ago and you marked it as "Not Right Now" which is kind of ridiculous based on the number of people who want this change.
There are a lot of people on Spotify who either don't use Facebook, or don't want to link their Facebook with their Spotify (like me). Yet I still want to be able to have a profile picture that isn't a gray blob, because that's boring. I (and what I believe to be a large portion of the community) would like to have that feature, considering almost every website similar to this will allow more personalization.
Basically, I'm asking for the ability to change my profile picture independently of Facebook.
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