The books below are must haves for progressive metal fans and Spotify users
Mean Deviation: Four Decades of Progressive Heavy Metal
The only book you need to have to get a great overview of the vastness of this genre. Simply a godsend for progressive metal lovers. Has interviews, musician insights and is a very readable history of how this music came to be. Available in print or e-book.
Spotify For Dummies
Great primer on how to use Spotify.
The Pansentient League’s Guide to Spotify
The technical editor of the Spotify For Dummies book, Jer White (on Twitter @afront), has written his own, more technical book. He runs the best Spotify blog on the planet, THE PANSENTIENT LEAGUE and his book has an amazing collection of resources and how to best integrate Spotify with your music collection and interests. With 19 million songs and growing daily, getting a handle on just what is in Spotify can be daunting. Jer’s tips and recommendations are invaluable. Just one of Jer’s brilliant tips, using Delicious to get a handle on all of the playlists I now have has proved invaluable. If you have even a passing interest in Spotify, picking up this ridiculously cheap E-Book is a no-brainer.