On the Social Music Sites group, someone pointed me to musicstrands, which is a social music community similar to last.fm, but without the radios and without an opensource scrobbler. I browsed through it a little bit. It’s organized by tracks, not albums, so that every time you scrobble a track it tells you who else is playing that track recently, and what are some other tracks you might like. I think it also goes through your music library and once it knows what music you have on hand suggests playlists.
If you can deal with a full application on your desktop that’s not opensource and communicates with your music player, then take a look in and sign up; I am pretty sure it is compatible with last’s scrobbler, so your music tastes can get copied to both sites.
One nice feature the site offers to us last.fm junkies, however is a page called “MusicStrands recommendations for last.fm users
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