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Spotify is a playlist hosting silo and streaming music service.



SaveMyMix (page no longer resolves as of 2017-09-25) is a quick and easy tool for exporting your playlist data from Spotify (more services coming soon). It encodes playlist data in CSVs and zips the files for download. All of this is done client side in the browser. This helps you maintain data independence and reduces reliance on 3rd party services.

GDPR/Data Access Request

Under it is possible to export your from Spotify. This appears to only have ~1 year of full music streaming data, however.   Jamie Tanna has found that emailing support requesting the full data (see links below) will provide the full data (in Jamie's case, 2011-2019).


Creepy Privacy Policy

A recent privacy policy update was critiqued by WIRED, which caused Spotify to clarify:

Monetize Emotions

  • 2018-06-10

Big Mood Machine Spotify has plans to analyze playlists and target advertising based on the emotional mood of the listener.

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