I'm experimenting with spotify again (to make life easier when switching between work and personal devices) and though I'm traditionally a full album listener, I'm beginning to understand one possible draw towards shuffled mixes: It's so much harder to let it drift into the background - my expectations keep being disrupted.
That sounds like a bad thing (it is when I'm trying to work) but I can see how it'd lead to closer listening too.
Also, what sort of bastard algorithm puts The Smiths after The Pixies - especially at this time of the morning. Have a heart.
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