Are we getting the in-depth recommendations back?

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On the previous version of this site I could sort my artist recommendations based on genre. I would get around 20-25 suggestions. Now I see a list that is a mix of music I have played and recommendations based on general artists. 

Essentially I see 24 suggestions where previously I could get around 150 or so, based on specific genres.

Last.fm had an outstanding recommendation system that was way more accurate than any alternative offered by spotify, youtube, etc. I see that this system is still around, but why is it so reduced? How come we only see ten similar artists? Why limited personal recommendations?

You know, I can't understand why so many features that made previous version so insanenly good disappear. I get that you maybe want to expand into new terrritory with all this spotify integration, but why drop so many features at the same time? Do you realize that sooner or later an alternative will show up that offers what you stopped offering?
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Ramunas K Fishermang

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The Axolotl

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Why did LastFM decided to cut them at all? These are in some way are unique LastFM functions. These things need to develop and expand further, not to cut.
I also very, very hope that recommendations and similiar artists will return back in full version.
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Pablo Lima Dias

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This is the feature I miss the most. Artist recommendations were always on spot, an Spotify's suggestions aren't nearly as relevant. What bugs me is that there's not a response about this feature (is this because it was an experimental one?)
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Tuomas Kinnunen

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If they tried to make LastFM useless as a discovery tool for new bands, they've succeeded.
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Nipuna Sunath Jayatunge

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Precisely. With what they're offering now, people could easily switch to Spotify, or something like that. What was unique about last.fm was the richness and the depth of information it provided. It was the one, big thing that set it apart from other services, and that's why its users loved it. Now, it's (almost) no better than any of the other mediocre services around. I'm going to stick with last.fm because it's still useful (although not at all as useful as it was), but so many are abandoning the site. I wonder if they can ever recover.
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Same here. I have noticed that it's no longer possible to dismiss recommendations. I hope this will come back as well, since I do not wan't to see certain bands popping up all the time.

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