Post Tagged with: "Scrobbling" drops some countries, requires subs in others
/ December 17, 2012 2:30 pm drops some countries, requires subs in others

Listeners with on their desktop will need a paid subscription, starting January 15, bringing the U.S., U.K. and Germany in line with other countries. Read More founders’ Lumi shines a private light on web personalization
/ December 4, 2012 8:52 am founders’ Lumi shines a private light on web personalization co-founders Felix Miller and Martin Stiksel have resurfaced with Lumi, a company that intends to apply the music service’s individualized discovery concepts to everything on the web. Read More

The Orchard Licenses Indie Tracks to Social Music Network
/ March 13, 2007 8:56 pm

New York – The Orchard, a digital distributor of independent label music, said on Tuesday that it has signed an agreement with social music network, that will allow the service's 15 million users to access The Orchard's catalog of over one million tracks via its customizable radio service. offers a feature called "scrobbling," which automatically catalogs what music members are listening to on their computers' media players; the deal will allow Orchard-distributed tracks to be scrobbled by [...].

EMI Licenses Music Catalog to Social Music Network
/ February 28, 2007 4:00 pm

London – Major record label EMI Music on Wednesday signed an agreement to license its artists' music to online social music network's European users.

London-based lets users create and share their own Internet radio stations, and offers community-based music recommendations as well as "scrobbling" technology that personalizes the service based on a user's track listening history on iTunes or other players.

The service also provides opportunities to click through and purchase tracks heard on the streaming service from [...].

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