"In 'Last.fm makes Internet music social,' Dmitri Popov extols
the wonders of Last.fm, a 'social' music site that lets users
create Internet radio stations that fits their tastes. Last.fm
provides a free player for Linux, but if you want to use Last.fm
with your favorite Linux player, you'll need the LastFMProxy
written by Vidar Madsen.
"Rather than playing the Last.fm feed directly, the LastFMProxy
passes the feed on to another application, such as XMMS, amaroK, or
another MP3 player capable of handling streams. The songs and
artists played are displayed in your Web browser, as opposed to the
standalone client, and you can change stations and control the feed
from the Web interface. I've been using the proxy for several
months, usually for a couple of hours per day, and it has worked
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