You can now delete your own review!
A new tool for following all the artists you listen to, or from a playlist. You can find a link to this tool from the "Artists" page. The button is names "Mass follow artists".
Really long words in titles don't escape release cards now.
Users on a release page weren't properly showing if you were already following them or not.
Vote on reviews! You can click the upvote button to say you agree with a review or found it useful. If you click the upvote again, it'll remove your vote.
Better paginator. Also, the Artists page is now paginated. No more crazy load times when you follow 50 bajillion artists!
The circle page now shows you top releases sorted by popularity.
You can now edit your own review.
REVIEWS! You can now review a release!
Release pages. Now each release has it's own page where you can make a playlist of, write a review about, or star the release. You can also see who else starred the release, and read reviews from other users.
Moved the star and create playlist buttons from the release card to the release page.
Reversed a change I had made to only update releases once a day (for performance). This caused releases to not update their available markets when they were available in new markets during release day.
Added the number of stars a release has beside the star.
Better checking for compilations.
Fixed an issue with Playlist processing getting tangled in Release processing.
Fixed an issue with Release processing getting killed.
Smaller release cards for larger screens. (Thanks @muuwzik!)
Follow buttons are now shown per artist on the "Artists" page. (Thanks @mikengarrett!)
Filter compilations from generated playlists.
Automatic playlists weren't generated for everyone. Sorry to anyone who received their playlist multiple times. This shouldn't happen again.
No longer processing artists that aren't followed by anyone. Speeds things up a bit.
Circle page was erroring out if you were following a user who hadn't logged in for awhile.
Squashed some small bugs that were preventing some releases and artists being processed.
Featured artists now show on releases.
Compilations are now shown.
Release filters are now saved. No need to click them each time you reload the page!
All artists on a release are now associated with that release.
Some code optimizations that should speed things up a bit.
The "Various Artists" artist releases are not processed automatically anymore. The amount of releases under this artist was slowing things down and made for a high Spotify API request rate. These releases are still processed (as compilations) if an artist you follow is on it.
A little more broad top 10 artists in Circle. Gets top 25 for each user in your circle and compares those.
Removed duplicate artists from the Suggested Artists section. Thanks Phil for reminding of this issue!
Fixed an issue that was causing 500 errors when processing new artists. Thanks to Mike for finding this one!
A (tiny) bit faster method of retrieving followed artists.
Had to dig deep into my fork of spotipy to handle 404's a little better when Spotify's API decides to hiccup. Sorry for the extended downtime today!
When a release doesn't exist on Spotify anymore, properly remove it from the database.
Spotify usernames are now validated with Spotify on the beta signup form.
Users who try to submit the Beta Signup form with a username that already has an account are prompted to sign-in instead of getting a 500 error.
Some link styling issues on the Beta Signup page.
If you had more than 50 new artists that were being processed, you'd get a 500 error. Thanks to Carlson for helping me test this one!
Fixed an issue causing the Blog Listing page to not load.
Now pulling in releases from artists "Appears On" section. Thanks to Alexandre for noticing that these weren't showing up!
Beta signup is now live!
Better sorting on Artists page
Better loading time on Artists page.
Fixed an issue where some images were being served without SSL.
Changed out the Hedphones logo for the mobile header. Also made the "Sign in" and "My account" buttons fit in the mobile header.
Profile and Circle page starred releases section is now paginated. Makes for shorter pages and a little faster load times.
Changed the status page to Uptime Robot: https://stats.uptimerobot.com/AN0VVspw5
Support link is now showing in the mobile menu.
Tweaked colors once again.
Small performance changes
Playlists weren't getting created. Sorry that the playlists were late today!
Playlists over 100 songs were failing. Sorry if you received your playlist more than once! Thanks Derek for helping with this one!
Improved the color selection. Added black and white as default text colors when a text color would be too hard to read.
Added a FAQ page!
Did some background work to get ready for beta launch.
Results are now country-based. You'll only be shown releases available to the country your Spotify account is associated with.
Releases removed from Spotify are now removed from Hedphones.
Better release popularity scoring on the Circle page
Discovered a bug that was causing a very small amount of releases not being processed. You might see one or two releases that you didn't see previously.
Starred releases that have a release date of the current date were breaking the Circle page. Whoops.
Fixed a display issue on the Circle page on mobile. (Thanks Micah!)
Made the follow buttons for artists a bit more intuitive and less hidden. Works much better for mobile users!
New sorting algorithm for releases on the Circle page. The more recent and more popular releases in your circle of friends bubble to the top.
Made some adjustments to how users look on the Following, Followers and Search pages. Much more intuitive interaction.
Fixed an issue with the Circle page. (Thank you for the bug report, Zac!)
I broke the auto-playlist feature again. Whoops. It's fixed and you should have your playlists now.
Migrated to another user authorization method to better accommodate the future registration process. New sign-ups have been turned off for right now.
Added a support button in the menu. Now you can send me you new idea, a bug you found or just a quick note.
Select different time range's for a user's Top 10 listened artists.
Top 10 shows top 10 listened instead of top 10 listened AND followed.
Fixed an issue with processing releases. You might see some new releases that you missed earlier this week. Sorry!
Time to get Sassy. For nerds: Now using Sass. Should improve performance a bit, and will definitely improve development time.
Updated some of the coloring a bit to go with the new logo.
Longer usernames auto-adjust size so that they don't look funny.
Followers / Following pages. Click the followers or following number on a profile page to see who is following that user or who that user is following.
You can now set up automatic playlists to be sent to your Spotify account every Friday with new releases from that week. Can be found on the Settings page. WARNING: VERY BETA!
Auto-generated profile pictures (based on your username). Adding your own picture to come soon!
Adjusted top 10 listened artists for better results.
"Login with Spotify" button changes to "My Account" if you're already logged in.
Some bugs with processing new releases were fixed. You might see some releases you missed this week. Sorry about that! As Ye would say, "poopity scoop".
Fixed issue where filtering out release types sometimes causes them to disappear until page reload.
Turn off social features via settings
Follow other users! (psst... my username is hmh)
Circle page. This is your Music Circle. This is aggregate top listened artists and starred albums from the users you follow.
Search for other users by username or display name. Button can be found on your own profile page or the Circle page.
Hide private users from search.
Fixed a problem where the search page was giving a 500 error. (Thanks Zac!)
Fixed an issue with the follow button for artists.
Profile settings on Settings page
Star releases! Star a release to show that it's one you really love.
Profile page! See what your recent top 10 artists and what releases you've starred (currently private).
Better artist suggestions page.
Better settings page.
The "Save to playlist" button has turned into a bookmark button. New look, same great taste!
Made explicit label smaller so it doesn't take up as much space.
Truncate titles once they reach 40 characters. This helps whenever Fiona Apple releases an album.
Added explicit tags for releases with explicit songs. Added mainly to differentiate when an artist adds two releases, one clean, one explicit.
Color blind mode: Turn off the background and text colors for releases. Can be found in the settings.
Save a release as a playlist with one click! Just click "Save as playlist" under a release.
Releases are now updated periodically. Fixes issues like if an artist was wrongly attributed to a release or a releases picture is changed.
You can now change your username and email address of your hedphon.es account. This can be found on the Settings page.
Better error pages
Small visual changes to header and footer, and better mobile menu experience.
Corrected week organization.
Fixed a bug that prevented people from using the application and receiving a 500 error instead.
Better visual organization of releases. Releases are also now ordered by date and artist name.
Release cards now use the colors from the release cover for background and text. 500% more fun!
No more timeout error page for when you follow over 250 artists. Much quicker load times.
Settings page with options to logout or disconnect from Spotify. Disconnecting removes your account from hedphones completely and deletes all account information.
Clicking the logo now goes to the app home page instead of the landing page.
Suggest artists to follow from a users top 200 most-listened artists. Can be found on the search page on mobile, and on the artists page on desktop.
Small display changes for images. Artist images are now circles.
Improved display on mobile devices
Spotify links on mobile