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  • Discovering new music

    10 Dec 2006, 12:19 by stiab3

    I must confess that over the past few weeks I've been listening to Pandora (at work) more than Last.fm. I find that the music you find on pandora is much more similar to the artist you choose. They have a scientific way of matching the music.

    Recently, I've discovered a few new artists through Last and Pandora and some external sources.

    In no particular order:

    Ryan Prebble
    He was a last.fm discovery. He has an excellent sound. A very soulful voice over some brilliant stripped-down, acoustic dub.
    Listen to his album Fruits, you'll love it. The best tracks are I Seen It and Fruits.

    Xavier Rudd
    He may have been around for a while but I only discovered him last week . . . on Pandora. After hearing one song and reading the information on Last.fm, I went out and bought two of his albums straight away. I am not disappointed!

    He has elements of Ben Harper, Jack Johnson and even Paul Simon. The lyrics, music and voice fit together very well to produce a very soulful sound. …