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Sams Teach Yourself Spotify® in 10 Minutes by Michael Miller

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Lesson 12. Playing Spotify Radio

In this lesson, you learn how to create and play Spotify radio stations.

Understanding Spotify Radio

Spotify Radio is a special app built into the Spotify service. It lets you create virtual radio stations based on a single track or artist. These radio stations include music similar to the track or artist you selected—including other music by the original artist. The station’s music streams to your computer over the Internet, and you can easily skip from track to track as you listen.

Spotify creates radio stations based on its intelligent recommendation engine. It uses what it knows about a given track and artist to identify other similar music, and adds those tracks to the station. You’ll probably hear a lot ...

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