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Last.fm Shuts Down Radio Service

Posted by - 06:20 PM on 03/26/14
Last.fm announced today that is canceling their subscription radio streaming service.
Piggybacking on Spotify and other services like it could get Last.fm tracks in front of more users and make a bigger impact that the radio streaming service did overall. The company says that this change won't affect the Spotify partnership, and users will still be able to listen to stations on the company's new player.
 
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06:37 PM on 03/26/14
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I never really used it but it turned me on to a handful of artists in 2007/2008.

I'm a Last.fm loyalists and I doubt this will affect any of its other services.
06:46 PM on 03/26/14
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I just use last.fm for scrobbling, but its still disappointing for all the people who did use it.
07:44 PM on 03/26/14
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Their streaming service was how I actually first heard The Wonder Years. It was "Bout to get fruit punched, homie" back in like 08-09. haha.
07:48 PM on 03/26/14
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If I ever lost my scrobbles I would die
07:54 PM on 03/26/14
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I used to use their free service all the time. Miss those times.
08:11 PM on 03/26/14
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it is incredible that i started my lastfm account in 2005 and still give a shit about making sure everything scrobbles constantly
08:32 PM on 03/26/14
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If I ever lost my scrobbles I would die
You can export them now! I feel so much better knowing I have a backup that goes back to 2005.

http://www.last.fm/settings/dataexporter
11:00 PM on 03/26/14
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You can export them now! I feel so much better knowing I have a backup that goes back to 2005.

http://www.last.fm/settings/dataexporter
I hope if last.fm ever goes under they give everyone at least a week to export their scrobbles before closing up shop. There would be so much anger if everyone lost ~8ish years of history at the same time.
05:40 AM on 03/27/14
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I hope if last.fm ever goes under they give everyone at least a week to export their scrobbles before closing up shop. There would be so much anger if everyone lost ~8ish years of history at the same time.

But then people would get over it
07:40 AM on 03/27/14
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i hate last.fm because all it does is remind me that i listen to the same 3 bands on repeat and that i am a boring person.
08:55 AM on 03/27/14
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As long as I can keep my scrobbles I'm good.
09:49 AM on 03/27/14
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If I ever lost my scrobbles I would die
Agree. If all social media sites shut down tomorrow, I would be most upset about last.fm.
10:55 AM on 03/27/14
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I never really used it but it turned me on to a handful of artists in 2007/2008.

I'm a Last.fm loyalists and I doubt this will affect any of its other services.
same. that was how i discovered you me and everyone we know
12:04 PM on 03/27/14
larry hardman
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it is incredible that i started my lastfm account in 2005 and still give a shit about making sure everything scrobbles constantly

my number one concern every morning is making sure that i'm logged in to the correct last.fm account. so much time spent fucking with that software to make sure every song gets logged.

side note: didn't cbs buy this a couple years back?

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