Rdio’s curated stations feature handpicked highlights from some of the world's most exciting music labels and cultural influencers. Whether they're curating a label’s catalog, genre specialty or just the music staffers are most excited about right now, turn on new stations, all individually chosen by some of our favorite members of the Rdio community.
Today, we’re pleased to welcome some amazing newcomers to the Influencer section topic, from country star Hunter Hayes to fashion powerhouse Refinery29 and local experts Yelp NYC. They are joined by music selectors such as Hype Machine, Consequence of Sound, A.V.Club and Country Weekly.
All of the above stations are available for your immediate enjoyment, alongside a group of new label stations including:
Arts & Crafts: Check out more than a decade of independent music from Toronto’s powerhouse label and artist services company behind artists like Chilly Gonzales, Deer Tick, Calvin Love and Royksopp and Robyn.
DFA: Relive the idiosyncratic awesomeness of New York City’s statement-bearing dance label and flagship artists like LCD Soundsystem, The Rapture, Hot Chip and Hercules & Love Affair.
Blue Note: Jazz music’s seminal label traces the entire history of the genre from Hot Jazz, Boogie Woogie and Swing through Bebop, Hard Bop, Post Bop, Soul Jazz, Avant-Garde, and Fusion and into numerous modern day incarnations.
Glassnote: The acclaimed indie label with offices in New York, Toronto, Austin, London and Los Angeles take you through an eclectic trip featuring label stars like Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, Childish Gambino and Oberhofer.
XL: The legendary, on the pulse London label showcases both new releases and classic tracks from a diverse discography that includes Adele, The Prodigy, Shamir and FKA twigs.
These fresh Label stations join existing ones from labels like Astralwerks, Merge Records, Def Jam, MUTE, Sub Pop, Domino Recording Co, and Ninja Tune under the Label Spotlight topic in Stations. We'll continue to update these topics with new and timely labels and influencers in the coming months, so stay tuned.