Music sharing needs a new awakening, and it starts with us. Vinyl sales, which in recent years have once again become popular, have increased in revenue — but lagging way behind other forms of distribution. It is clear that streaming music has become a primary source of how we access music. But what are we listening to and how are we discovering it? Disclaimer: This is a speculative project. I am not affiliated with Spotify or any other music service.
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And we are back in action! It has been awhile since our last UX Case Study so that I will give a brief refresher for our returning readers and an intro for the uninitiated. That is the elevator pitch at least. In the past, we have conducted UX reviews of apps ranging from Bumble to Overcast , Duolingo to Venmo , covering mobile experiences of all sizes, sectors, and levels of quality. You can see a complete list of the UX Case Study series at the bottom of this page. However, for this instalment of UX Case Study , we will be doing something a bit different. Rather than a single platform, we will be pitting two against each in a contest of user experience. Moreover, what better way to start with two of the largest, polarising mobile platforms on the market today: Spotify and Apple Music.
I was provided a great opportunity to do a reverse engineering practice of Spotify. I spent two weekends to take things apart, understand how it works and try to improve the user experience. This practice is purely based on my own research and my personal usage. User experience UX is where business goals and user goals intersect. It is how a human feels when using a product while attempting to accomplish a task or a goal. Spotify is a music, podcast, and video streaming service, officially launched on 7 October Spotify is a freemium service, meaning that basic features are free with advertisements, while additional features, including improved streaming quality and offline music downloads, are offered via paid subscriptions. More users.
Creating collections to enhance the listening experience of podcasts! The process and the reasoning covered on my Behance page. Save a part in this case the last 30 seconds of the podcast by simply-. Double-tap or click on the save icon to save a clipping of the podcast and then swipe the notification to choose a different collection for your clipping. Quick and simple. Simply save the clipping by any of the quick access methods. Thank you for reading and make sure you leave your opinions in the comments below : This feature would encourage people to listen to more podcasts and save their learnings, ultimately enhancing their listening experience. Spotify Spotify Design.