Nokia is trying to create credibility in the music market with this Music Recommender Service. They hired David Bowie to take the role of music 'godfather'. He and 40 independent music stores from around the world are working with Nokia to create unique and customizable music recommendations.
Every month, music legend David Bowie will sharing his most exciting music discoveries as well as appearing in a short film, shot by Wim Wenders which advocates new music and the culture of record stores around the world.
Once registered, you can receive an instant playlist of 30 second samples tailored specifically to your taste and purchase the tracks you like.
Music Recommenders (site) will be available in a beta version starting in November 2006. More details in this press-release.