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    last.fm

    Admittedly you cant pick specific tracks, but it plays genres (a huge list may I add) and selects tracks it thinks you'll like (if anyone used to use Pandora, same thing). It's very good.
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    spotify also has an 'artist radio' feature, that plays tracks similar to an artist that you may like.
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    (Original post by in_jeopardy)
    last.fm

    Admittedly you cant pick specific tracks, but it plays genres (a huge list may I add) and selects tracks it thinks you'll like (if anyone used to use Pandora, same thing). It's very good.
    I'm a subscriber at last.fm; you from scrobble from Spotify which made me try it.
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    (Original post by Ekpyrotic)
    I'm a subscriber at last.fm; you from scrobble from Spotify which made me try it.
    Scrobble?
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    (Original post by Ekpyrotic)
    Mr Snips,

    Apparently you can bypass the invite and go straight here. If you want the invite code for the novelty you can drop me your email.
    Yeah, I've done just that. Thanks anyway bud
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    (Original post by SillyFencer)
    Scrobble?
    Relay the tracks you've listened to to last.fm.
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    (Original post by Ekpyrotic)
    Relay the tracks you've listened to to last.fm.
    How you set that up?
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    (Original post by SillyFencer)
    Scrobble?
    Last.fm records tracks you play from music players like iTunes and WMP, they named it Scrobbling, it uses it to make better decisions about music to play to you.
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    (Original post by Ekpyrotic)
    I have 5 invites for the private BETA, if anyone wants one.
    yes please?
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    OK this does seem pretty good. What's the catch?
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    (Original post by in_jeopardy)
    Last.fm records tracks you play from music players like iTunes and WMP, they named it Scrobbling, it uses it to make better decisions about music to play to you.
    Hmm... didn't realise that, and always use WMP.
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    (Original post by Mr Snips)
    Yeah, I've done just that. Thanks anyway bud
    How did you manage it?
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    (Original post by theworldwonders)
    How did you manage it?
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show...21&postcount=9
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    (Original post by Mr Snips)
    OK this does seem pretty good. What's the catch?
    an advertising message for something every half hour or so. I just mute the volume until it goes away.
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    (Original post by theworldwonders)
    How did you manage it?
    As florx kindly posted:

    https://www.spotify.com/en/get-started/
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    (Original post by SillyFencer)
    How you set that up?
    Edit > Preferences. Enter your handle and password.
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    Thanks
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    (Original post by Ekpyrotic)
    Edit > Preferences. Enter your handle and password.
    Thanks
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    (Original post by lodzinski)
    an advertising message for something every half hour or so. I just mute the volume until it goes away.
    Ah, I see.


    Catch #2 = No Beatles. But after the apple malarkey I'm not surprised
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    I bet I'm too late

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