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Spotify launches new Browse feature to furnish curated playlists

Need a new playlist to help get you motivated to hit the gym or ease you into the weekend? Spotify has you covered.

The music streaming service has introduced a new Browse page, offering "carefully chosen playlists for every moment of your day, handpicked by our experts." Now rolling out to all mobile users with Android and iOS devices, the Browse page offers playlists specifically tailored for toe-tapping scenarios ranging from "your morning commute" to "the party tonight, and the hangover tomorrow," Spotify said.

There are also playlists geared for romance, a collection of "face melting" guitarists, new album and singles releases from popular artists, and a collection of top picks.

The Browse page joins several other music discovery features recently added to Spotify, including the ability to follow friends and favorite artists to see what they're into, and the Discover page, which offers up personalised recommendations based on your listening history.

"We don't rely on one source for recommendations in real life—and music discovery can't be one-dimensional. Our three-dimensional approach now combines the human touch with strong social features and unique technology from over five years of experience," Spotify chief product officer Gustav Söderström said in a statement.

"We know music and we're the first to marry all three aspects in one service, making it easier than ever for users to navigate the treasure trove of content within Spotify."

Browse is currently rolling out to iOS and Android users, though it will eventually make its way to all Spotify platforms over time.

Meanwhile, Spotify users will also soon have a new way to connect with friends about music on the service. The company said it plans to roll out a new messaging feature "over the next few weeks" aimed at "improving the experience of sharing music with friends on Spotify."