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TuneIn is a massively popular online radio service with more than 40 million monthly active listeners, according to its own data. The reason for its success is mostly due to its popular mobile apps and not necessarily because of its cool website. Until today, TuneIn’s web presence was functional but looked somewhat outdated. Now, however, the service has given itself a complete web makeover. The old, text-heavy design that emphasized station names has been replaced with large album cover-like images that indicate what’s currently playing on a given station. The experience, TuneIn tells us, is meant to “replicate the experience people used to have in a record store.”

This new “content-first display,” as TuneIn calls it, marks the most significant update of the service’s homepage and station pages in a very long time. Last July, TuneIn told us that its mobile listener base had grown 267 percent year-over-year and that…

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