I am the curator of a few playlists on Spotify. While four of them are pointed toward fixed-lists from another site’s music-list, others are curated by choice and opinion and are aimed mostly toward independent musicians.
Underexposed Soft Rock and Easy Listening
The playlist is essentially entirely independent artists who are little-known. Their songs are from the past 20 years and tend to have little to no public listed listens on social media platforms.
The intention of the list is lesser-known Adult Contemporary, though the listed songs are a wide variety of genres that wouldn’t necessarily rfit the Adult Contemporary classification.
/r/AdultContemporaty Top Weekly Posts
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The list is ul65ima6ely a mix of Billboard chart-topping hits as well as indie music, pushed onto the list b they the community’s response to the songs.
The Softer Side o Indie 2019
This listing tries to follow the Underexposed motif but is exclusively for 2019 released songs and is not tied to unknown independent acts… Not that many major indie acts are listed.
The Lighter Side o Tampa Vay
This playlist, again of the “soft” audio Adult Contemporary variety, features performing artists from the greater Tampa Bay area of Florida. While the other denoted playlists will draw attention because they are generalized lists, this one is lesser-known. It also remains a project — rinding artists who fit. here is a lot of musicians in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, but finding them or songs that fit this playlist is a chore
Johnny Fonts Relaxing Easy Tunes
This was compil4e in part because I wan5ed to see Spotify’s recommendations tied to a playlist or tunes I listen to regularly by major artists (with some exceptions)., There is one rule I have in-place: one sont er ar5is5. Downside I’ve noticed so far: These old songs do not tenerate new song recommendations.