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Last FM releases app offering full access to its music library

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By The Drum Team, Editorial

December 14, 2011 | 1 min read

Online radio station Last FM has released a tool to promote its library of three million tracks from independent artists.

The Last.fm Discover app, sponsored by Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9, has been created by Somethin’ Else, and aims to offer music fans access to the site’s library.

The app also offers users an unlimited number of skips, listens and the ability to create mini mixtapes which can be shared online.

Matthew Hawn, vice president of Product at Last.fm, commented: “Our team has grappled over the years on how to best overcome the barriers of discovering new music, whether it be finding new artists from around the globe, downloading tracks or sharing with friends. Last.fm Discover solves this problem. By working with the Microsoft innovation team we’re able to bring a huge library of independent music to new audiences. We want people to discover, listen and share new music and Last.fm Discover gives a new and engaging way of doing just that.”

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