How to create your Instafest personalised music festival lineup via Spotify (2024)

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These lineups probably won't ever happen, but it's nice to dream.

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Instafest uses your Spotify account to generate your dream music festival lineup.Credit: Amanda Yeo / Instafest

It's almost the end of the year, which means it's almost time for everyone to share their Spotify listening habits. But while we wait for this year's Spotify Wrapped to be released, a new app has arrived to tide us over.

Created by University of Southern California student Anshay Saboo, Instafest is a graphic generator that displays your most-played artists on Spotify as though they're the lineup of the world's most personalised music festival. They also look good enough that if you've seen any you might have thought they were advertising real events.

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  1. Open the Instafest website.

  2. Click on the green "Sign in with Spotify" button.

  3. Log in to your Spotify account.

Instafest will then create your own personal festival lineup, populated by the artists you've been listening to the most. We probably won't ever see BTS playing alongside the Beach Boys, but it's nice to dream.

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I don't understand why STAYC isn't on mine. I demand a recount.Credit: Amanda Yeo / Instafest

If the resulting poster isn't to your liking, there are a few options to customise it further. Instafest can select your top artists from either the last four weeks, the last six months, or all-time, which may impact how many days your festival lasts.

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You can also switch up the aesthetics by toggling between three different styles. These include the Malibu Sunrise's summer beach party, LA Twilight's late night city vibe, or Mojave Dusk's wild desert. Instafest automatically names your festival after your Spotify username as well, but you can hide it if you want to share your lineup without other people potentially snooping on your account.

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How to create your Instafest personalised music festival lineup via Spotify (2024)

FAQs

How to create your Instafest personalised music festival lineup via Spotify? ›

Simply head to the Instafest site, log on to your Spotify account and voila. Just be aware the app is drawing from your personal Spotify data. Afterward, you can change a few settings. You can choose the style of the poster, along with the period of time the festival draws the data from to create the lineup.

How to get personalized Spotify festival lineup? ›

Simply head to the Instafest site, log on to your Spotify account and voila. Just be aware the app is drawing from your personal Spotify data. Afterward, you can change a few settings. You can choose the style of the poster, along with the period of time the festival draws the data from to create the lineup.

How do I see my festival lineup on Spotify? ›

You can view your Spotify Instafest via the third-party app by visiting the website from your phone or PC. After the website opens, you must sign into your Spotify account on website in order to give the app access to your listening history. Your Instafest will be generated and displayed as soon as you permit it.

What is instafest Spotify? ›

If you've ever wondered what your perfect festival lineup would be, then you're in luck, as a new Spotify feature helps reveal all. A new feature called Instafest is able to create your own personalised dream lineup using your most-listened-to artists on Spotify.

How does Spotify create personalized playlists? ›

Personalized playlists

They're created by algorithms that look at lots of external and individual factors, including what the listener is listening to and when, which songs they're adding to their playlists, the listening habits of people who have similar tastes, and much more.

Where are Spotify personalized playlists? ›

You can find all of your Spotify Mixes in Made for You: Go to Search. . Under Browse all, select Made for You.

Is Instafest safe to use? ›

By using Instafest, you agree to the use of your account username and information about your top listened-to artists as stated by this policy. None of the account data used by Instafest is stored or collected, and it is not shared with any third parties.

What is the niche score on Instafest? ›

There's even a 'basic score' given too, that lets you know on a scale of 0-100 how niche your festival music is. The lower the score means that your festival music has more niche artists and a high score shows you have more popular artists.

How to get instafest app? ›

Steps. Go to https://www.instafest.app in a desktop or mobile browser. There's no app you need to download; you'll be able to create the post within the website itself. You will need a Spotify account, Apple Music subscription, or Last.fm account.

What is the Spotify 3 day festival? ›

Your Instafest will display 36 of your top artists, with your favorites headlining each of the imaginary three-day festival. Once made, you can choose the time period from which your top artists are chosen from – the past four weeks, six months or all-time.

How do I see my concerts on Spotify? ›

How to find concerts on Spotify using the mobile app
  1. Open the Spotify app on your iPhone or Android device and tap the search icon at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Scroll down on the Search page until you see the "Concerts" category card. ...
  3. This will show you all the concerts happening near you, based on your listening habits.
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How do I find my top artists of the week on Spotify? ›

On Spotify, click Home and scroll down to the Recently Played section. Here, you'll find your top artists and playlists, as this section provides an overview of your recent listening habits.

How to create a festival lineup on Spotify? ›

Using the Instafest app, music fans can create their ultimate three-day festival lineup. Using the Instafest app, music fans can create their ultimate three-day festival lineup.

Is Receiptify Spotify safe? ›

By choosing to use this app, you agree to the use of your Spotify account username and data for your top artists and tracks. None of the data used by Receiptify is stored or collected anywhere, and it is NOT shared with any third parties. All information is used solely for displaying your Receipt.

How do you do custom order in Spotify? ›

In Your Library , select the Playlists filter. Click. at the top and select Custom order. Drag and drop playlists to your preferred position.

How do I get a custom DJ on Spotify? ›

Where to find the DJ
  1. Head to your Music Feed on Home in the Spotify mobile app on your iOS or Android device.
  2. Tap Play on the DJ card.
  3. Let Spotify do the rest! The DJ will serve a lineup of music alongside short commentary on the songs and artists, picked just for you.
  4. Not feeling the vibe?
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