Rdio, an online subscription music service, has announced a new recommendations feature that will deliver personalized albums, stations and playlists based on your music tastes of your friends.
The new feature will leverage the technology from The Echo Nest, and available on the Web only — will roll out to users of iOS and Android apps soon.
Similar to Spotify, Rdio offers millions of on-demand songs with no listening limits. So why is this any different than others?
Album suggestions at Rdio are based on your listening history, while station and playlist recommendations draw from a user’s network and location.
San Francisco-based Rdio is a digital music service founded by Skype co-founder Janus Friis, available in 30 countries.
It’s users can play and share more than 20 million songs and build a digital music collection that’s available to stream on the web, on mobile and offline.