Gabi – Sympathy


Hello. The remarkable debut album by Gabi (singer/songwriter/composer Gabrielle Herbst) is a recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: contemporary classical/folk. Enjoy!

(US version here.)


Gabi – Sympathy

Emika – Klavirni


Howdy. Another recent release is the latest album by Emika. Genre: ambient/contemporary classical. I like it. Enjoy!


Emika – Klavirni

Hey again. The final update of the week is this beautiful album by Locust. Genre: ambient. Enjoy!


Locust – After the Rain

Good morning. This atmospheric new EP by Sóley is a fairly recent addition to Spotify. Genre: contemporary classical/pop. Enjoy!


Sóley – Krómantik

Hi. This new album by violinist Sarah Neufeld (a member of Arcade Fire) was a very positive surprise for me. Genre: contemporary classical. Enjoy!

Sarah Neufeld

Sarah Neufeld – Hero Brother

Morning. This pop opera (yes, really) by Damon Albarn (yes, really) was added to Spotify last week and I like it quite a bit. Enjoy!

(US version here)

Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn – Dr Dee

Hi again. The delicate new album by composer Ryan Teague was also added to Spotify today. Genre: ambient/contemporary classical. Enjoy!

(One review here)

Ryan Teague

Ryan Teague – Field Drawings

Swod – Drei


Hi there. The latest album by Swod was added to Spotify not that long ago. Genre: ambient/electronic. Enjoy!


Swod – Drei

Howdy. From a very recent Spotify updates comes the new mini-album by Ólafur Arnalds. Genre: ambient/contemporary classical. Enjoy!

Ólafur Arnalds

Ólafur Arnalds – Living Room Songs

Hi there. The new album by composer Jóhann Jóhannsson is actually a soundtrack to a film by Bill Morrison. It was added in the first Spotify update of this week. Genre: contemporary classical. Enjoy!

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson – The Miners’ Hymns

Howdy. From a very recent Spotify update comes the new album by Japanese composer Akira Kosemura. Genre: ambient/contemporary classical. Enjoy!

(Thanks to a reader for the find!)

Akira Kosemura

Akira Kosemura – How My Heart Sings

Morning. The new album by Hauschka, added to Spotify two days ago, is a real beauty. Genre: contemporary classical meets electronic. Enjoy!


Hauschka – Salon des Amateurs

Hello. The new album by Federico Durand is rather lovely. Genre: ambient/contemporary classical. Enjoy!

(Thanks to a reader for helping me out!)

(One review here.)

Federico Durand

Federico Durand – El éxtasis de las flores pequeñas

Hey. From a recent Spotify update comes the latest album by American ambient duo Arms and Sleepers. Thanks to a reader for the very nice find. Enjoy!

Arms and Sleepers

Arms and Sleepers – Nostalgia For The Absolute

Hi again. It’s a gloomy Sunday in southern Sweden. A light rain is falling and I’m listening to the new, wonderful Dustin O’Halloran album. It was added to Spotify some 10 days ago. Genre: contemporary classical. Recommended listening. Enjoy!

(Thanks to a reader for the find!)

Dustin O'Halloran

Dustin O’Halloran – Lumiere

SMM: Context


Hey there. It’s time for a change of pace with this beautiful compilation which I think was added to Spotify last week. Genres: contemporary classical/ambient. Enjoy!

(Some of the artists included are Christina Vantzou, Manual, Aidan Baker and Peter Broderick.)

SMM: Context

Various Artists – SMM: Context

Evening. The new album by German composer Hauschka was recently added to Spotify. Read some reviews and enjoy!


Hauschka – Foreign Landscapes

Hello. This excellent album, a collaboration between Nils Frahm and Anne Müller, was added to Spotify two months ago. Genre: ambient/contemporary classical/electronic. Recommended listening. Enjoy!

(Edit March 16 2011: This album was gone for a while, but should now work again.)

Nils Frahm & Anne Müller

Nils Frahm & Anne Müller – 7fingers

Hello. Here is another very recent addition to the Spotify library. The title of the album says it all really. Enjoy Nathan Barr!

(I’ll take a break now and be back tonight with more finds.)

Nathan Barr

Nathan Barr – True Blood Season Two

Olan Mill – Pine


Howdy. Here you have another album in the ambient/contemporary classical genre. Thanks to a reader for the excellent find. Enjoy Olan Mill!

(I’m not sure when Pine was added to Spotify. Original release date was in May.)

Olan Mill

Olan Mill – Pine


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