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Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Top 8 Social Music sites

Social Music Overview

TechCrunch today has a round-up of 8 popular social music sites.

They are:

And what is a "social music site"? It's kind of like Amazon's book recommendations; the software tracks the relationships between different things that people like, and reports tendencies as suggestions for others. If you bought Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth DVD, you're more likely to buy the book Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century.

What does this mean for you? These sites will suggest new music for you, based on the suggestions of others with similar tastes or your iTunes playlist. They'll suggest music blogs or let you build online playlists. They'll help you discover great new music.

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