Site creates communitybase on musical tastes
For many people, music is more than just something to listen to -- it defines who you are. Your personality, likes and dislikes are reflected in your favorite tunes.
Last.fm (www.last.fm) seizes on this idea, creating a unique social bookmarking Web site that allows users to network with other people based on their musical interests and discover new music.
To take advantage of the site's features, you need to sign up for a free account and download the Last.fm music player (the application is available for Windows, Mac and Linux users). Once you open the music player, you can choose to search for songs either by artist or by Last.fm-user generated keywords. Let's say you choose the artist option; Last.fm will stream music that's similar to tunes by the performer you entered. Some of the tracks you hear over the stream may be familiar, while others may not.
Another way you can interact with fellow Last.fm users is to join a group. Each group has its own forum where users can post questions to each other, charts that track the listening habits of members (listened to artists) and more.
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