What Even Is Spotify?

The journal The Nation has recently published a fine review of our book Spotify Teardown, with the apt title What Even Is Spotify? The article is many ways summons both what our book is about, and the difficulties that arise when trying to pinpoint what Spotify actually is, or as the reviewer Joe Veix states: “Is it a streaming giant? Ad-tech broker? Social network? A new book pulls the curtain behind the mysterious company.”