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I’ve been looking for a good scrobbler for a long time. There are a lot of them out there, but they all seemed too bulky or had too many features or, worse yet, not enough for what I wanted. All I want out of a Last.FM scrobbling app is something that pushes the songs I want to my profile and leave out everything else. A slim profile doesn’t hurt, either.

Along came Melo. It’s boasts just about the smallest profile I’ve seen for a scrobbler; all told, it’s the size of my pinky finger. Can a tiny app handle all my music without getting in the way? (more…)

Who here likes music? Yep, that’s what I thought, everybody. Some might go so far as to say, it’s what makes us — or at times perhaps keeps us — human.

Music tastes are as diverse as we ourselves. And we seem to be constantly on the prowl for more. Enterprising people noticed this fact, and decided to see what they could do in the world of web apps to help satisfy this constant need.

One such web app which appeared was And while its extensive feature set isn’t the topic of today’s article, one interesting feature of is scrobbling. Scrobbling is a unique aspect to the music streaming service, and for a lot of people, its best feature.

But this is 2012, a decade since launched, and there are a myriad of music streaming services today. But none of them have tried to duplicate’s scrobbling functionality, or the in-depth statistics that it generates. Why? Well, I suspect a big reason is that has an API that allows developers to tie into’s scrobbling service. Today we have for you seven Mac apps that support’s scrobbling API.