Starbucks Partners With Spotify To ‘Make The Barista The DJ’

Starbucks announced that it has made a special partnership with Spotify that gives Spotify subscriptions to all baristas around the country so they can curate the playlists that play in local stores, explaining, “We’re making the barista the DJ.” What do you think?

“But the whole reason I go to Starbucks is to ensure that every aspect of my coffee-buying experience has been thoroughly vetted by corporate executives.”

David Truax • Club Soccer Coach


“I’m glad the baristas will be gaining the valuable life skill of trying to please everyone at once.”

Stephanie Graham • Virus Hunter

“My barista better like Robert Palmer.”

Ryan Matson • Art Appraiser