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Re: Last.fm?


I'm also on there ... I think they have me as my "performing name" of
"usr/sbin" ...


On 2/6/08, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:
> HI,
> I just heard about Last.fm getting their act together in a new program
> of internet radio that legally honors both recording right holders
> (artists, performers, record labels) and music right holders
> (composers, publishers). This made me interested to check out the
> service - and I immediately started to enjoy the free stations! I also
> created an artist page as well as a user page. On the user page you
> can hook up with "friends", but I wasn't able to find any other way to
> do this than by letting the Last.fm software spam my gmail address
> book, or manually picked names, with invitations. I don't want do
> that, so now I'm wondering if anyone here knows a better way?
> If anyone here is already a member at Last.fm and want to hook up, you
> may find me as the user name "perboysen".
> Also, I tried the station based on the tag word "looping" and cello
> loopist of this list Zoe Keating came up first. Way cool! But most
> songs on that station was just ordinary "radio techno" with static
> loop samples. So the playlists over at Last.fm definitely need more
> live loopers to submit music. A new feature is that you can set
> submitted songs to "Full length preview" to make them eligible  for
> internet radio streaming. Another funny detail; when I joined in at
> Last.fm I found lots of my music already submitted! But there wasn't
> any problem at all to claim the songs as I was registering my artist
> profile. At their forum I learned that many other have experienced
> this too and I sent a mail to Last.fm to ask what to do. They answered
> back within just hours, which is great I think! It seems this service
> is well in line with the future (BTW just read Nokias report "A
> Glimpse of the Next Episode"
> http://www.nokia.com/A4136001?newsid=1172517)
> I remember someone posted here on Last.fm not long ago, but nothing
> came up on a search at this list's archive. Maybe the archive is
> lagging behind a couple of months? Or maybe I, or that poster,
> misspelled Last.fm?
> --
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se (Swedish)
> www.looproom.com (international)