We released The Drop last year as a way to help connect new music to fans and it’s been wildly successful! The only thing better than seeing tweets and Facebook posts about how much you all love The Drop is hearing about it in person. Here’s a couple stats for you..
- The Drop has played 5 solid months of music without stopping
- For every minute that goes (24/7) by The Drop is playing 45 seconds of music
- The Drop has almost 1/4 Million plays
That’s pretty impressive for something that is just out of the gate and is basically just a curated playlist. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!
We’ve listened to some feedback and watched it closely and realized that it’s tough to make one single playlist do everything we need. So today we introduce playlists! We are launching with 3 major ones… Recommended, New & Texas Treasures. Our future plans will add 1 or two more and custom playlists that you all can create! We just have to make sure this works well first.
Recommended is just what it implies. Stuff we all recommend to people. Just point someone to the Drop and they are guaranteed to find something they like!
New is also just what it implies. Whether new artists or old artist, we will try to have new stuff in here for everyone to discover. If people dig it and it gets tons of plays, etc.. then we’ll move it up to recommended. You guys are in control here. We hope that splitting things up really allows people to listen to The Drop more.
Also in this release, we sped things up drastically to help everything load faster. We set some core features in place to move to a mobile platform much easier. Mobile playing via iPhones is much better with this new release and we have a new layout coming for mobile devices to navigate easier.
Thanks again for supporting and spreading new music. Hope you like it! If you see any issues or have any suggestions please leave them in the comments and we’ll get them fixed!