Spotify’s First Artist-in-Residence Shows How Music Unites Humans

Spotify’s First Artist-in-Residence Shows How Music Unites Humans

Every second, Spotify finds two users that started the same song at the same time and plays a snippet on its page, Serendipity, while showing the city each one lives in

Brady Dale
  • 14 november 2014

What does San José, Costa Rica, and São Paulo, Brazil, have in common? Well, for just a moment, on Thursday night, it was “Pretty Fly (For A White Guy),” the fourth song off the SoCal Punk band The Offspring’s 1998 album, Americana. At the exact same moment, two Spotify users hit play on that track and if you’d been watching you’d have seen that connection on Spotify’s website, Serendipity.

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