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Soundwave is a new take on sharing your music taste on the go, and lets you discover what others are listening to around you

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Last.fm has fallen from favor in recent years. That’s a shame as its best feature – the ability to log every song you listen to from virtually any source on almost any Internet-connected device, giving you rich data about your music taste and letting you explore the long-term listening habits...
Soundwave is a new take on sharing your music taste on the go, and lets you discover what others are listening to around you

At last! Songkick finally brings its personalized live music discovery service to Android

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One year almost to the day since Songkick rolled out its iOS app, the live music discovery platform is finally arriving on Android. Just to recap, Songkick is a service that scans music on your computer or smartphone and lets you know about gigs and concerts in your area based...
At last! Songkick finally brings its personalized live music discovery service to Android

Facebook Is Now The Infrastructure For A Social Real-Time Web

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We all know that Facebook’s F8 conference was just yesterday, but the information on what was changing (see here, here, and here) started leaking almost a month ago. People new about the like button and the potential currency news. To get an idea of how much Facebook announced, take a...
Facebook Is Now The Infrastructure For A Social Real-Time Web

Swarm.fm launches its music discovery Spotify app, months after scooping $10k at a weekend hackathon

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Swarm.fm is the latest music-themed app to hit Spotify‘s burgeoning platform, having secured first prize at Spotify’s Music Apps Hack Weekend earlier this year. The premise behind Swarm.fm is simple – it taps Facebook’s Open Graph to surface music activity from your friends, and makes it instantly playable inside Spotify....
Swarm.fm launches its music discovery Spotify app, months after scooping $10k at a weekend hackathon
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Rdio for Android and iOS adds Find People via Facebook and Twitter, record label Pages, new side navigation

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Rdio on Wednesday announced it has updated its native Android and iOS apps with user interface changes and new features. You can download the latest versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. First and foremost, the new “Find People” feature (available on the side navigation) gives you...
Rdio for Android and iOS adds Find People via Facebook and Twitter, record label Pages, new side navigation
Twitter Launches New Music App for iOS and Web

Music intelligence service The Echo Nest scores $17.3m Series D round to drive international expansion

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The Echo Nest, a service which provides music data services for developers and has partnerships with the likes of Twitter and Spotify, has today announced a Series D funding round of “upwards of $17.3m,” led by Norwest Venture Partners. The funding comes at a time when the company is announcing new...
Music intelligence service The Echo Nest scores $17.3m Series D round to drive international expansion

Last.fm’s new Timeline charts the history of your music taste

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Here’s something that avid Last.fm users will find fascinating – a new tool that charts your listening habits over time. Innovation has been thin on the ground recently at London-based Last.fm. Since the music service got a design overhaul in summer 2008 there have been lots of commercial deals (with...
Last.fm’s new Timeline charts the history of your music taste

Republicans have less diverse music taste than Democrats: How music can predict our political leanings

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As we’ve just reported, The Echo Nest has today announced a whopping $17.3m funding round to strengthen its position in the field of big data for music. By way of demonstration of its dataset’s power, the music intelligence company has released details of a study into how closely our music...
Republicans have less diverse music taste than Democrats: How music can predict our political leanings

Yes, it does!

blog.last.fm
A few weeks ago, Adrian used this space to introduce music application developers to the next generation of our Scrobbling APIs and ask the question “But does it scrobble?”. Meanwhile, Stefan has been spotted at SXSW and around Last.HQ wearing this t-shirt: Why the recent fuss over our favourite neologism?...
Yes, it does!

With Beats, Jimmy Iovine -- Not Facebook -- Will Tell You What Music You Want

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“There’s an ocean of music out there,” said iconic engineer, record producer and Beats CEO Jimmy Iovine. “And there’s absolutely no curation for it.” This is a familiar pitch from Iovine, who comes from the “old school” of the music industry. It’s the tastemaker school of thought; labels, producers and...
With Beats, Jimmy Iovine -- Not Facebook -- Will Tell You What Music You Want

Setlist plugs the Songkick gap, tapping your Rdio account to recommend live music by location

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We’ve covered Songkick on a number of occasions before, a service that scans music on your computer or smartphone and lets you know about gigs and concerts in your area based on your music taste. You can also integrate it with Spotify, Facebook, Google Music, Pandora and Last.fm if you’re...
Setlist plugs the Songkick gap, tapping your Rdio account to recommend live music by location

Assad's iTunes emails show music taste from Chris Brown to Right Said Fred

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The Syrian president also appears to have bought a Harry Potter film, Steve Jobs's autobiography and a Cliff Richard tributeThe emails between Bashar al-Assad's account and iTunes give an insight into the Syrian president's state of mind and reveal a man with wide and sometimes surprising tastes.Alongside songs from the...
Assad's iTunes emails show music taste from Chris Brown to Right Said Fred

5 Ways To Share What You Love Online

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These days you can share just about anything online. Sharing your personal taste with the world might seem a little egocentric, but it’s also a great way of getting recommendations from others too.From TV shows to mobile apps, here’s our guide to sharing what you love online.TV shows and moviesMiso...
5 Ways To Share What You Love Online

Concert App Jukely Rallies Groups of Friends, Then Sells Them Tickets

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Jukely is a social concert app that helps friends get together a group to see a show and then acts as the ticketing agent. After quietly piloting in New York, Jukely formally launched at Techstars Demo Day with plans to serve 200 cities worldwide — and to raise $500k today....
Concert App Jukely Rallies Groups of Friends, Then Sells Them Tickets
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