The online music brand company and the tech giant have created an app which gives users access to three million tracks from independent artists.

The web-based app, called Discover, has been created by production company Somethin’ Else and Microsoft’s innovation team. It is sponsored by Internet Explorer 9 and is ad-free with unlimited track listening.

Users can also compile playlists from the library, which they can share with their friends on social networking sites.

Matthew Hawn, vice-product of product at Last.fm, said: “By working with the Microsoft innovation team we’re able to bring a huge library of independent music to new audiences.” Brand Republic

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