Despite our earlier snark here about its venture backing process, Savage Beast is back, under a new name, Pandora, and is getting some buzz.

You may recall, this is the company that finds other pieces of music that is similar to the particular piece of music that you like, based on a labor-intensive analysis of about 400 characteristics. This categorization, called the Music Genome, measures things like tempo, key and even guitar picking. There’s a positive review at Ventureblog. Techcrunch crows about it too.