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New Track in Playlist from Spotify API

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Trigger a workflow on New Track in Playlist with Spotify API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New Track in Playlist trigger
    1. Connect your Spotify account
    2. Configure Polling interval
    3. Select one or more Playlist IDs
  2. Add steps to connect to 800+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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New Track in Playlist on Spotify
Description:Emit new event for each new Spotify track added to a playlist


import spotify from "../../spotify.app.mjs";
import common from "../common.mjs";

export default {
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  key: "spotify-new-track-in-playlist",
  name: "New Track in Playlist",
  description: "Emit new event for each new Spotify track added to a playlist",
  version: "0.0.6",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    playlistIds: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Playlist IDs",
      withLabel: false,
      propDefinition: [
  methods: {
      added_at: ts,
    }) {
      const {
        name: summary,
      } = track;
      return {
        id: id + playlistId,
    isItemRelevant(item, lastEvent) {
      const addedAt = new Date(item.added_at);
      return (addedAt.getTime() > lastEvent.getTime());
  async run() {
    const lastEvent = this.db.get("lastEvent")
      ? new Date(this.db.get("lastEvent"))
      : this.daysAgo(30);

    this.db.set("lastEvent", lastEvent);
    for (const playlistId of this.playlistIds) {
      const params = {

      const playlistItems = await this.spotify._paginate(

      for (const item of playlistItems) {
        if (this.isItemRelevant(item, lastEvent)) {
          this.$emit(item, this.getMeta({
    this.db.set("lastEvent", new Date());


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
SpotifyspotifyappThis component uses the Spotify app.
Polling intervaltimer$.interface.timer

How often to poll the Spotify API for new events

N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Playlist IDsplaylistIdsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.


Spotify uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Spotify account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Spotify and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Spotify API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:


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