Alternatives to Last.fm? I may end up leaving this site for good.

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It's not that I'n unhappy with the redesign, but I'm sick and tired of last.fm's problems and the fact that they don't listen to user complaints or concerns. I've been using this website since 2008, but I'd like to go elsewhere. 
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libre.fm
tomahawk-player.org
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I don't quite understand libre.fm though. It isn't "scrobble" based is it? I can't use a desktop player to have it record what I listen to.
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No, I guess it's more of a bandcamp alternative. And tomahawk is in actual beta. I've got nothing.
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Tomahawk won't let you scrobble from player like foobar or itunes. Maybe with Hatchet it will be possible but we don't know if Hatchet will be a good music player or a crappy one... and i doubt it will make me switch from foobar.
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and something that supports scrobble with WInamp? *O*
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Svetlana Stričević

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I want something like last.fm. I used it for:
- Scrobbling with my player of music I already own on my computer
- Scrobbling from the site if music is available from the specific artist
- for storing my music taste
- for my Music Library - to be able to fix it r add new artists
- for keeping in records to every release of Artists I listen in my library and to track their events
- for seeing recommends from other people's libraries or Artists I listen at the moment and checking that ne music
- for Recommending music to others showing my profile and playlist and library.
I used all. And I didn't show off my taste as you said, but I wanted to recommend artists which are good but not known and Last.fm was the best for it, since just sending my profile to my followers on my blog or my other sites made them easy to find out music and artists and info they searched for.
And I can use only my player and stored music on computer as source, since 80% of my listening history are indie artist which doesn't have anything on music source sites.
So yeah, I want some site like that, and for being able to accept my scrobbles from my player and store it in my library on that site. 
So even if my computer crashes or something goes wrong, I could still be able to access all my music. x.x
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I just need to scrobble music. You know? sometimes I just listen one song and forgot the artist, I used lastfm to remember an old song or artist or discover a new one. Scrobbling the music isn't just milestones it was a way to remember the names and all stuff.
If someone knows another site that scrobbles music please tell me. thanks.
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vk.com? you mean vkontake.. yeah I have profil there for years but they don't have wide music library, prety much underground but lack of artists from all countries.. x.x

and yeah I agree with Scarlett! and that's why I am upset I lost 2000 artists with this change, those I don;t remember you know 2000 out of 7000 I listen some I remember but those who I listened 3 years ago hardly could remember all. I stored everything on last.fm and now it's lost, everything for believing and loving and using last.fm unforgivable to their team.
I as stupid not to save it anywhere else so I could just use it and go from the site.
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Congratulations for deleting all useful features like.friends, neighbors and attended event! I really need to find another music site... such a pity, I use last.fm since 2006 and it's really sad to see how you've messed it up...
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Yes. Why do they have a follow button when you can't even see what the people you are following are listening to? Makes no sense at all.
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Sadly I don't think there's a comparable alternative to Last.fm. If you'd like to send a message to Last.fm think about installing an adblocker on your web browser (ublock for Chrome and AdBlock Plus or Edge for Firefox. Anytime you visit, you'll be using their resources and giving them nothing in return in terms of ad revenue.
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i'm outta here until they bring back my friends/neighbors/shouts/groups/events/etc. here's my libre.fm profile, which i'm scrobbling to instead https://libre.fm/user/natzingg
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I have a question...libre.fm scrobbles from anywhere? foobar? grooveshark? spotify stream player? youtube?
thanks in advice.
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this is the link for the clients that can scrobble to libre.fm: http://web.archive.org/web/20150224132832/http://bugs.foocorp.net/projects/librefm/wiki/Clients
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fyi i am scrobbling to libre.fm from clementine on mac os x; if you want more info about my particular settings, let me know, but libre.fm seems like it accommodates a variety of clients based on the list above
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thanks for info I'll check it now! *O*
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That list is way too outdated.
Most of the links lead to nowhere.
I found plenty of information about scrobbling with GNU players, but none on windows scrobbling.
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yeah it's probably outdated, but it helped me find a compatible method to scrobble to libre.fm: clementine!
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Well, i'd like to not change player if it possible.
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Well, i've tried clementine, but it does scrobble only to last.fm.
I guess editing hosts file would help, but i need to know what exactly i need to change.
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I don't use iTunes anyway.
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clementine scrobbles to last.fm, but you can alter your system's hosts file so that it scrobbles to libre.fm. the process by which to make this change is described on an archived version of libre.fm's wiki but you actually want to forward to following address 213.138.110.190 because the one that's listed on the wiki is ineffective : http://web.archive.org/web/20141205212344/http://bugs.foocorp.net/projects/librefm/wiki/Using_turtle ... i'm attaching a screenshot of my system's hosts file after making the change
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clementine scrobbles to last.fm, but you can alter your system's hosts file so that it scrobbles to libre.fm. the process by which to make this change is described on an archived version of libre.fm's wiki but you actually want to forward to following address 213.138.110.190 because the one that's listed on the wiki is ineffective : http://web.archive.org/web/20141205212344/http://bugs.foocorp.net/projects/librefm/wiki/Using_turtle ... i'm attaching a screenshot of my system's hosts file after making the change
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sorry for the duplicate post.
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Tsuki Hime

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Does not work for me.
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i would do a couple of things:

1) try flushing the dns cache https://www.whatsmydns.net/flush-dns.html

2) do the checks that the wiki i linked to recommends. does pinging post.audioscrobbler.com work? does visiting http://post.audioscrobbler.com in your web browser take you to http://turtle.libre.fm ?

3) did you put in your libre.fm username and password correctly in clementine?
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Yes, yes and yes.
And it's still does not work.
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hmmm... ok, i'm not sure what's going on either then. sorry.

the only difference in our set up is i'm using mac and you're using windows but i'm not sure why/how that would change things. :(
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Try adding this line to your hosts file:

213.138.110.197 turtle.libre.fm
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Wow, libre.fm might be better than the last.fm design, but its still really terrible
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Yeah i can understand peoples frustrations with new Last fm, but is Libre fm any better? People are leaving Lastfm due to missing features and going to a site with even less. I would welcome any lastfm alternvatives but at this moment Libre is not one.
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There really isn't one and I don't want to start over.. If there would be a way to move last.fm statics to libre.fm or something then I could try it... But no
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yeah, there is a way to export your last.fm stats. you gotta use this python script to download: https://github.com/encukou/lastscrape-gui
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Thanks!! I'm gonna try it
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If I could get iTunes to scrobble to Libre.FM, that would be great. I'd also need an iPhone app and a Windows Phone app.
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yeah looks like you're right. :( based on the list of clients, looks like iTunes is unsupported by libre.fm at the moment: http://web.archive.org/web/20150224132832/http://bugs.foocorp.net/projects/librefm/wiki/Clients
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I tweeted Libre.FM, but I think that site isn't really a priority for them at the moment. I think it could be the future if they would work with us.
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yeah, i gotta admit the libre.fm team seems to be a bit moribund at the moment. but in some ways, i actually prefer inactivity to the type of random, unthought-out updates last.fm is foisting on its users (like this morning for instance); and further, the fact that libre.fm is open source theoretically means that aspiring developers could help flesh the site out at any moment.
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Libre.FM never promised anybody the world. It's open-source, and open-source lives and dies by user support. The question is... are we willing to roll up our sleeves and do something about it. I can do graphical design work, but I don't know how to web writing.
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There's no need to use a python script, there's a Windows GUI here: http://encukou.github.io/lastscrape-gui/

I'm exporting my last.fm scrobbles as we speak, it DOES work with the new beta.
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AND: the same GUI uploads your scrobbles to libre.fm.

So, in a nutshell, you can 1. export your last.fm scrobbles to your computer, 2. clean them up (if needed), and 3. upload them to your libre.fm account, all with one little Windows utility.
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Tried same GUI. It worked until 56,000 plays or something and then there was an error... Tried same thing before and it didn't even start to work then...
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Yeah, I had the same problem. Will try to figure out tomorrow how we can fix that, stay tuned.
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I got my scrobbles now, just waiting for them to go on libre.fm now.. Hope you can get yours too! 

ONE THING
you cannot delete songs on libre.fm either so now I have like over 300 "remove the last.fm beta website design" plays there too. So if anybody wants and knows how to edit libre.fm html, could add the deleting option there, I would be really thankful.
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i'm not sure. you might want to tweet @librefm to see if they can help.
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Worked great, thanks!
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and here are the clients that currently allow you to live-scrobble to libre.fm: http://web.archive.org/web/20150224132832/http://bugs.foocorp.net/projects/librefm/wiki/Clients
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i like that libre.fm is open-source so that truly anyone could get involved with the development of its features! and no ads!
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I'm in Jamendo now, not sure on how to use it though...but, it seems like a better option. 
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Leaving for good? If you have used this site since 2008 you have seen many changes and re designs. Even the take over of the site by CBS. Remember the last big re design made everyone go apoplectic to the point they swore they would never come back. All websites have problems. And this site more than many does listen to our complaints and concerns. They weren't getting enough people volunteering to go on the new site, so they tossed us into it, no holds barred. And yes, a lot of us freaked. I did. I actually teared up this morning. All I had worked on for seven years was gone? What other site is as good as last.fm? I have tried a dozen others. Some aren't even around anymore. Give them a chance. Why go elsewhere? Can't you scrobble from other sites? Rdio? YouTube? Practically anywhere with a browser add-on or the Universal Scrobbler? Give them a chance. It might not be as bad as you think. 
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"They weren't getting enough people volunteering to go on the new site, so they tossed us into it, no holds barred." - The problem was that quite a lot of users, including me, were not able to log-in to the beta website for the majority of the time it was optional.

When I asked for help, none of the staff replied to me. After about a month or so, my account finally synced with the beta website and I was able to log in. I'd imagine other users had less patience than me and decided not to bother trying to log-in for a second, third or fourth time after the initial failure.
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And this site more than many does listen to our complaints and concerns. 

That was some comedy central material. :D
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Not really. They have just given us the new site. It no longer matters what any of us really thought about this site. Does it?
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THAT'S EXACTLY WHY WE ARE UPSET BECAUSE WE DIDN'T COMPLAIN ABOUT PREVIOUS CHANGES BECAUSE THEY HAD A POINT AND WERE USEFUL.
BUT NOW IS WHAT FANCY PUSSY GARBAGE? 
THIS IS SIP WHICH FINISHED THE CUP OF SILLY AND UN-THOUGHT THINGS LSAT.FM WAS FORCING ON US.
THIS CHANGE BRINGS JUST EMPTINESS. HOW CAN I GET ACCUSTOMED TO IT IF ALL FEATURES FOR ANY NORMAL SERIOUS LISTENER AND RESPECTOR OF MUSIC, GONE?
I AM ON THE SITE FOR MUSIC AND NOT FOR SHIT. IF I CAN'T LISTEN AND STORE AND FIND NEW MUSIC HERE WHAT'S THE POINT IN BEEING ON SITE AND WASTING TIME ON ARGUING WITH THOUGTHLESS CORRUPTED LAST.FM STUFF?

I WAS WRITING TO THEM MILLION TIMES TO CORRECT ERRORS ON OLD VERSION EVEN, AND THEY NEVER ANSWERED ME NOR THOUGHT ABOUT IT SERIOUSLY, AND NOW THEY LAUNCHED NE VERSION WITH HUGA AMOUNT OF MISSES . SO WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?
THERE IS A LIMIT TO IGNORANCE AND RUDENESS. THIS ISN'T INNOVATION THS IS KILLING THE SITE AND MUSIC ON IT.
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They completely ignored user feedback. They decided they knew better and shovelled out this utter garbage.

Eleven years I've used the site and at the end of they day my views meant bugger all to them.
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"And this site more than many does listen to our complaints and concerns."

hahahahaha what?

They haven't as much as heard a complaint or concern since the original Audioscrobbler team left, much less actually listened.
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Users didn't want a "new" site, they wanted improvements on the old layout, which would be alot better for everyone.
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why it's outdated? for great customization? layout was ok and platform, it needed just to be UPDATED but NOT REMOVED.
but no, they didn't want to work their asses for something that big. easier is to launch beta unfinished crap with fancy look..
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I cant even scrobble right now, I struggle to find a point in giving them more chances when they foolishly dumped an unready beta on everyone which is so flawed I cant even use the core function of the website anymore properly.
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"since 2008 you have seen many changes and re designs"

Been using last.fm for 10 years and don't really remember any redesigns at all. The interface was perfectly fine and could have been modernized gradually instead of messing it all up first.
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"more than many does listen to our complaints and concerns. "
Even sites like YouTube have launched and eventually dumped featured that the community rejected
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"more than many does listen to our complaints and concerns. "
Even sites like YouTube have launched and eventually dumped featured that the community rejected
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I agree. i am scrobbling from 2009, and I didn't saw more stupid change like this. i never complained but Now I can't stay quiet since now I can't listen nor enjoy music with my friends and others on last.fm at all.
Please if you have some recommend for sites where I should transfer notify me! *o* I'll check now libre.
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oh thanks! I'll get chicked this one *O* ! 
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spotify deezer youtube jamendo...i only use last fm for reference (making playlist,lookin the similar atist,explore other country artist and genre,what's trend,etc) i didn't care much about social activity or other people taste :p
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youtube doesn't scrobble the music. Jamendo is horrible to use blergh! also no find asian music in jamendo. I stream music in spotify but doesn't scrobble and deezer is shit.
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check if u already login in spotify setting and synch with last fm btw..spotify is cool i use free user but got no ads,xD....i agree deezer  sucks sometimes it's lag but deezer had a better library than spotify probably u can find the asian music (mostly mainstream ) .... and that's the point there's no other sites better than last fm that can scrobble and showing to the people that u have better taste,better library than they are (joking)..so why leaving :p
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I CAN'T USE any beside youtube. Not available for my country.
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If you want asians use chinese sites.. Xiami, QQ, NetEase, Kugou, Douban... I don't remember more right know.
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There's a new site that has been mentioned on here, http://blog.hatchet.is/

It's not ready yet and there isn't a beta site yet but keep an ear out for it. Hopefully it'll be better than last.fm.
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yeah I subscribed for http://blog.hatchet.is/ and am folloing on twitter and tumblr. i really hope they go live with this project and that we can migrate there for Music *O*
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Soon, http://blog.hatchet.is/ subscribed!
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Hello, I have a question I need to consult. You see, I have no fixed Internet connection. I never really do listen to music from web services like Spotify, sometimes just checking out previews via Bandcamp but that is all of it. Instead I have an average library of lossless rips stored on a hard drive. For me, there never was a possibility to scrobble anything 'constantly', so that one could see what I was actually listening to. However, I was accessing web once every few days, say once per week to send all the data collected during that time by the off-line set scrobbler. I have used an older version (1.5.4.24567), but it always worked excellently. I could control how much tracks did I listen to during the aforementioned period very easily, via Help->Diagnostics and I have been mostly uploading a big amounts of scrobbled tracks, like 500, or 1000. I was struggling to have always a 'round number' (in a colloquial meaning of the term), since it was easier to see if I do lose anything, but honestly, I never lost more than 20-50 scrobbled tracks in the worst days, and I was happy that I can collect my data off-line even if I cannot always share everything I listen to. My average was about 200 scrobbles per day (I usually listen to music even while I'm asleep, about 17-18 hours daily), I had no reason to complain. Thus, I have finished with 323650 scrobbled tracks on August 12, when I have submitted the data last time after four years of scrobbling.

Therefore, my question is like this: do any of the Last.fm alternatives will make available similar possibility of the 'off-line' scrobbler's settings, or howsoever would You prefer to call it? Will I be ever again capable of collecting my data off-line and then uploading them once every few days via? Is it possible to ask the persons responsible for Tomahawk, Hatchet, or Libre.fm if a similar process can be put in work?
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I don't know your case when it comes to country. But my country isn't supported by ANY of those services. Except youtube.
and Libre.fm doesn't have any scrobbler supported for Windows. I am using Winamp for scrobbling music that I bought and have on computer...
So for now I have high hopes only on Hatchet..
but yes you can twitt TOmahawk or send emails to Hatchet blog I guess... *o* I'll do the same later when I copy all my info from last.fm profile. for now I am on messages and Inbox dealing... x...x
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one possible correction, @svetlana. i don't think it's true that you can't scrobble to libre.fm from windows. the list of clients i have posted leads me to believe that there are many options on windows (although i don't have a windows computer to check myself): http://web.archive.org/web/20150224132832/http://bugs.foocorp.net/projects/librefm/wiki/Clients winamp 2 is listed as one of the supported clients. for winamp 2, the clients list says "hosts" which means you have to change the hosts file as described by the wiki here: hosts file entry. the libre.fm server you have to forward to is incorrectly listed in the wiki though; it is actually 213.138.110.190 that you need to include.

anyway, in addition to libre.fm, i am also looking forward to trying tomahawk/hatchet. (or going back to last.fm if it starts to look like something more "normal"/useful)
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rateyourmusic.com is good for library building and recommendations.  It also has a nice 'old fashioned' interface. Ha.
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there's no scrobbler option. that way I can't store my music. I don't have all time to sit infront of computer clicking artist and song by song to make library while I already listen music... this site isn't useful that much.
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People always freak out when there is a new re-design of a site. Give it a few months to calm down and everyone will be happy. I remember the meltdown when Facebook put the timeline in. Now nobody can rememer anything else.

 Just looking at Libre.fm, it looks like it has a similar style to new last.fm with far less features and no easy way to import scrobbles. Not sure why anyone would jump over to there.
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No. This is not true. The old last.fm was loved bc it was simple. This new layout is far from simple, and makes last.fm hard to use. I used to spend hours on the site, but now I doubt I will on this new site. 
I remember the old facebook too, and the old twitter - but either of them removed all that makes the site useful, like last.fm this time.
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Old Last.fm had not changed much since 2006 it looked horribly outdated and was not usable on anything other than desktop computer (which is a declining market). It was only so simple as it was familiar and what you are used to. In a few months you will be familiar with the new layout. Humans just respond badly to change, its human nature.
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I still use desktop computer and many other people too. It's stupid to change sites and think only about smart phone or tablet users.
I know that the sites need to change in time, but last.fm did that wrong way, removing for example the taste o meter, old library (so it takes ages for finding some band) friend list and their last listened track there, making about me -column limited, adding more useless ads so for adblock users the site looks just blank.

I won't be familiar with it, sorry.
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"It's stupid to change sites and think only about smart phone or tablet users."

How true. If a website does something like that, I will most likely simply stop using it.
And the way the internet has become these days, website usage has even become one of my primary sources for first impressions about whether I may like someone or not. Like anyone who actively uses facebook, twitter, tumblr or anything similar - I see almost no chance for a meaningful relationship. Because these sites just scream "Designed by morons for morons".
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Svetlana Stričević

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@Gareth Ferguson if you're clearly for the LOOK on lat.fm better stop this useless comments of yours. we are FOR MUSIC on Last.fm. And OLD Version was DATED the BEST for its purpose. as other sites also were jealous of last.fm god platform and artists who joined there to promote music.
this update isn't update. it's forcing new half done thing which is worse for usage than previous, and just better by 'fancy look for touch screen users who just ant changes in style'. sorry for unfancy old good version. T_T
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My personnal problem with the current new site as is, is the lack of similar artists compared to the old one. If you go to an artist page, you only have about 10 similar artist, on the old site, you had 15 pages of similar artists. There is no way I can discover new similar artists when I already know the 10 similars this new site offers me.
For me last.fm was the only good artist discovery tool around, and by limiting the number of similar artists, they killed all visibility for small groups/artists to emerge.
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Yeah there are problems with the new site and its not perfect I agree with a lot of the points made. But this reaction would have happened no matter what it looked like. Websites need to work across every device these days, not just desktops. Trust me i am a developer myself and desktops count for a small % of users. Considering Last.fm has been losing money for years, it makes sense not to alienate the majority of your users.
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You seem to miss the point here. The whole problem with the new website isn't the design - I personally like it and being into web-dev myself I understand your view but what people can't accept is the fact of missing features, some of which are most likely never going to come back, such as customizable sidebar.
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Jakub Jas

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You seem to miss the point here. The whole problem with the new website isn't the design - I personally like it and being into web-dev myself I understand your view but what people can't accept is the fact of missing features, some of which are most likely never going to come back, such as customizable sidebar.
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Jakub Jas

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point of view* of course ;)
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SillyMusicLover

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Websites need to work across every device these days, not just desktops. Trust me i am a developer myself
Website has to work properly on my desktop. Trust me, I am a user myself.
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SillyMusicLover

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I'll just leave it here. (A hint: on April 15 last.fm first announced upcoming site redesign)
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They firmed their inevitable failure.
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Honestly the design itself is solidly OK.  The problem is loss of features and the fact the features that are left are not working properly.
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Honestly the design itself is solidly OK.  The problem is loss of features and the fact the features that are left are not working properly.
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I do agree about the sidebar - I am assuming these features will eventually return. It does seem like a lot of stuff is missing but I am willing to give it a chance.

Seems like a no-win situation here. There site was getting old and stagnating so they needed to change it to get people using it again. However by changing it they will lose existing members unhappy with the change.

Still, I cant belive people would ever leave an established service like this for something like Libre.fm which has even less features.
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Website has to work properly on my desktop. Trust me, I am a user myself.
Missing the point here - you are one user but overall a website in 2015 should work across every device or you risk losing a lot of users.
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Whispered X (Spineshank155)

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"Seems like a no-win situation here. There site was getting old and stagnating so they needed to change it to get people using it again. However by changing it they will lose existing members unhappy with the change.

Still, I cant belive people would ever leave an established service like this for something like Libre.fm which has even less features."

I'm not understanding this, why would people leave because the site was old and where would they go instead? Other than the old site being buggy there wasn't anything wrong with it and it worked fine on mobile. Sure it wasn't mobile friendly but that is when lastfm could have simply made a mobile version and kept the desktop version as is.

The way last.fm was updated here people will leave because this site isn't properly run. They replaced the site with an unfinished beta site that isn't completely functional and there's less features now, whether they will bring everything back is really up to last.fm but they should have done all that to the beta site before switching over. But now with this new site the about me is restricted to 200 characters, plain text and basically had lost some of the functionality my old profile had so that is driving people away not only that for others they can't scrobble. I won't scrobble until the site is back to 100% or there's something better in the works.

What happened to last.fm is terrible, but you don't need the site to listen to music. 
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Missing the point here - you are one user but overall a website in 2015 should work across every device or you risk losing a lot of users.
Well then please tell me Mr. Developer why does last.fm looks different on my PC and smartphone? The only similarity that I could mention up to date is a lot of wasted white space.
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Well then please tell me Mr. Developer why does last.fm looks different on my PC and smartphone? The only similarity that I could mention up to date is a lot of wasted white space.
I didnt say it had to look the same - read it again.
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Give it a few months and people will be happy? Your post is already a month old and I'm still not back on the site (and I'm not the only one). Let's see what happens first - they make beta usable or people find alternatives to this Lost.fm.
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Sorry to revive an old thread. Maybe if we had a real FORUM still. :l

Just read another thread about this place. It's brand new so it's still in alpha but I've never really been disappointed in MusicBrainz. And since it's linked to MB it'll probably use its database for tags. It's importing my history now.
http://listenbrainz.org/
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check crowdmix
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psychicfork013

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This seems cool. I wish they had more official info directly available right now but found a little after some Googling (I don't want to get too excited from what the Google tells me but oh well). Quoted from an article about it,

So, how does it work?

Crowdmix creates individual music charts based on the users listening habits. You will be able to connect with your friends, favourite artists and brands in a unique and contemporary way.

Profile charts are what I miss most so if this is true then this would be a great replacement for me. I hope it can replicate the lovely rec system too (the old one of course, I haven't bothered with the new one too much because it's pretty much useless to me).

http://charlottedavisl.com/2015/05/09/what-is-crowdmix/
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The whole idea of Crowdmix kind of reforces the idea to me that this Last.Fm beta mess was a deliberate attempt to lose its users...since the Crowdmix launch is right about the corner (in max. 2 weeks), and it is the same target group we're talking about. Plus, it received 17million in funding and is already super hyped before anyone has even been able to get an account. And the idea is totally similar to Last.Fm. Coincidence? perhaps.
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It seems pretty legit though, but I'm not pretty sure whether they are going as "new" last.fm, if so, a better choice for alternative chart music and social site. 
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so I am just back to see improvement but I see just worse state.. and so glad I found this crowdmix. so you guys think this will be something worth?
hatchet went out but is missing so much honestly.. so I am not sure if they can do like old last.fm..

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