Last.fm is a music community website that offers personalized internet radio, using a recommendation system called "Audioscrobbler" to build a detailed profile of users based on their music tastes and interests. The service installs plugins into the user's media player and automatically profiles the songs he/she listens to.
The service will offer recommendations and a 'personal' radio station based on the user's listening patterns.
As of early 2009 last.fm charges 3 EUR/month subscription fee to allow listening to music on their website outside US, UK and Germany. Paid features include:
- Unlimited radio streaming
- Ad-free browsing and streaming
- Recent visitors to your profile
- A prestigious black icon
- Access to the VIP zone with more charts, graphs and the latest from the Last.fm Labs