In Conversation: Stephen Dooley

Meadhbh McNutt

Date 15 Dec 2022

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Spotify is the world’s largest music streaming platform, serving 456 million users with access to songs and podcasts from artists across the globe.  

Alum Stephen Dooley is both an independent musician and an Engineering Manager at Spotify. He recently played at Éalú Le Grá Festival as one half of London-based house duo, Delac. We sat down to ask Stephen about his thoughts on making music, studying at University of Galway and the influence of Spotify on the music industry today.  

Image: Original photograph by Alex Waespi (, design by Unthink.