With the flurry of hype surrounding the launch of Spotify in the U.S., it was just a matter of time before the streaming music provider partnered with an automaker. And today is that day. Well... Sort of.

The Spotify crew is working with the SYNC API at today's TechCrunch Disrupt Hack-a-Thon to integrate with the AppLink system. It's not an official partnership, but it is the first step in bringing the service into the car.