Monday, May 14, 2012 - 11:35am
Senzari and Raditaz, two customizable web radio services, are in the news today for generating new funding and debuting new features.
Miami-based Senzari has just closed a round of funding totaling $1 million. That adds to an earlier funding round of $2 million. Senzari is looking to take on Pandora with a larger music library (11 million songs), deep integration with Facebook and international availability (RAIN coverage here). TechCrunch has more coverage here.
Meanwhile, web radio service Raditaz revealed a website redesign (pictured) and announced some new features, including song lyrics, artist bios and an updated music discovery engine. Raditaz uses The Echo Nest to create custom radio stations based on up to 5 artists or 5 songs. Its library contains 14 million songs. PC World has more coverage here.