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this is what i keep telling you. Don't bother putting entire albums on your playlists, life is too short to go digging through them looking for the good stuff. Just use a little bit of editorial discrepancy, pick out the best tracks, and condense it down to something manageable. Yeah?
then added the rest, presuming folks hadn't heard them all :)
surely one of the beauties of spotify is that should someone like one of the tunes on the playlist, they can click through to the full album?
a way of presenting lots of new music to people quickly.
i do spend quite a well working on the flow. i spent several hours getting that 100 songs of the year playlist to fit together.
essentially the above playlist, if you've not looked at it, is 11 tracks (which is digestible?!), the LCD 45:33 EP/album, then all the available Mercury albums
I love the spotify playlists you put up, but I don't have time to sit there and listen for that long.
The big playlists with lots and lots of different random artists aren't as bad, like the DiS 2009 1st 1/4, because you just listen on shuffle whenever you feel like doing so.
I don't know where to start with the big blocks of albums, and it'll take me ages to get through them. Feels a little tedious.
Maybe just add two or three songs from each album. If we like it, we can always click on that album and listen to it in its entirety.
I mean, nobody is actually going to listen to it in a sitting, are they? It'l longer than a working day!
it isn't written anywhere that you have to listen to them all the way through.. look at the 120 Minutes playlists for gods sakes
my thoughts were more that it's all for dipping in and out of. or is a bit like having an end of aisle recommended rack in HMV.
you should view it as a covermounted CD, picking out the choice cuts and presenting them in a playlist that can actually be digested. If people like the track they hear then they can seek out the rest of the album easily. By picking out a single track from an album you're saying "DiS thinks you should listen to this song" - putting up an entire album just seems a bit detached and.. lazy
but have you looked at the playlist in question? the first half of it and all the previous Spotifriday's are exactly that. Not sure if you're just being argumentative for the sake of it?!
if that's what you have been doing then fair enough, stick with it