The Playlist

10 Best Episodes of The Playlist

How Swedish tech entrepreneur Daniel Ek and business partner Martin Lorentzon revolutionized the music industry through free and legal music streaming when they launched Spotify.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 12, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

The Playlist - S1E6

#6 - The Artist (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Arguing that Spotify's business model exploits artists, musician Bobbi T faces Daniel Ek in a congressional hearing that could destroy his company.

The episode was rated 6.84 from 69 votes.

The Playlist - S1E4

#5 - The Coder (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Sick of his dead-end job, a gifted programmer sharing Daniel's vision of access and independence joins the team to solve their technical challenges.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 63 votes.

The Playlist - S1E1

#4 - The Vision (Season 1 - Episode 1)

After achieving an audacious start-up goal, self-taught coder Daniel Ek takes on the challenge of solving the music industry's piracy issue.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 100 votes.

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#3 - The Partner (Season 1 - Episode 5)


The eccentric entrepreneur and co-founder of Spotify, Martin Lorentzon, looks back on the first five years of "bankrolling Daniel's mistakes."

The episode was rated 7.52 from 60 votes.

The Playlist - S1E3

#2 - The Law (Season 1 - Episode 3)

A promising young lawyer leaves her job at a top law firm to tackle Spotify’s complex legal issues and confront the major labels.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 69 votes.

The Playlist - S1E2

#1 - The Industry (Season 1 - Episode 2)


During a copyright trial against Pirate Bay, music label head Per Sundin realizes his pushback against piracy might have the opposite effect.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 77 votes.

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