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Tin It Or Bin It – 15 July 2011 – Last.fm introduces free festival app
Summer is well and truly here which means the temperatures are high, the days are long and the music festival season is upon us.
However there is a slight problem … the dilemma of which festivals to go to. With so many on offer, all with amazing line ups, how do you pick? Well using Last.fm of course!
The popular music website has introduced a new free Festival App to help you make your mind up. It is available on iTunes and Android and was launched just this week.
All you need to do is download, connect to your Last.fm account and the app will make some recommendations based on your individual music taste and also tell you which festivals your friends are attending.
Drawing from Last.fm’s database of almost two million events, the app narrows the choices down to approximately 4,500 upcoming festivals worldwide.
It organises the festivals under the headings of ‘compatibility’, ‘nearest’ and ‘date’ and once you select a festival you will be offered information on the event and the lineup.
The downsides are that you can’t buy tickets for the festivals using this app, and it won’t be useful if you don’t currently use Last.fm. However this is still a very nifty little app.
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