is an experiment in collaborative music recommendation. And as far as a Music 2.0 recommender, they don't get much simpler than this.  GrooWe is a wiki, with one page per artist where users (that means *you*) can add and edit music recommendations based upon the artist.  So for instance, if you go to the Weezer page, you'll see a table of recommendations (Audioslave, Queens of the Stone Age, Jimmy Eat World).  If you don't like what you see, you can click 'edit' and delete Audioslave, or add Green Day.

The artist page also shows Wikipedia entry for the artist as well as links to all sorts of YouTube videos (which is rather neat).  I am a bit sad to see that although GrooWe is using quite a bit of data from the Wikipedia,  as far as I can tell, they are not citing the Wikipedia as the source of the data.  That's not too friendly!

 All in all, is pretty neat.  A super simple idea, let people make recommendations.  There are some drawbacks though.  Just like Wikipedia, GrooWe will be susceptible to vandalism.  Don't like Britney Spears? Add a few death metal bands to her recommendations.

GrooWe looks to be brand new. As of this writing, the front page at GrooWe has been visited less than 500 times. It remains to be seen how well this 'experiment' works.  But I shall be checking them out to get some music 'wikimendations' (I just made up that word!). Thanks for the tip, Oscar.



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