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In 11.04 I used banshee or rhythmbox because it had a feature that told me, when I was listening to a song what other bands from other similar groups I would enjoy. Most of the time it was correct or at least it helped me find a group I have not heard for a long time.

In 11.10 neither of them have this feature or at least I do not know which one had it and how to activated it again.

What music player has this particular feature in 11.10

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Banshee still has that. You have to make sure that you have enabled the Last.FM-scrobbling plugin in the settings and then check the context pane under view to be shown. I don't know about Rhythmbox but other than that, Tomahawk player has a similar feature.

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Also rhythmbox has the possibility to enable last-fm plugin – dago Feb 7 '12 at 19:40

I found that feature in Songbird (in Ubuntu for the moment works perfectly a sort of portable version- just unpack - I got it here) - a player with a lot of custom features downloadable from within the player itself. Songbird has an internet browser: search amongst the many add-ons. I think what you need is one called Music Recommendations: it's description says:"Suggests similar artists based on the currently playing song".

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