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Tidal launches its own algo-personalised My Mix playlists

Remember the days when Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist seemed like algorithmic sorcery? Now the idea of ‘algo-personalised’ streaming playlists is almost commodified: or at least, most streaming services have them...
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Pandora debuts its Podcast Genome Project for recommendations

Pandora has launched its Podcast Genome Project, which aims to do for podcasts what its famous Music Genome Project does for music – blend human and algorithmic curation to make recommendations to its listeners. For now,...
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Report 391 – 50 Sense

In our cover feature we round up the topics, the trends and the gossip from the 50th Midem. From streaming losses to playlisting and from China to the new A&R, here is your essential guide to where the music industry...
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David Byrne flies the flag for human curators

We’ve been thinking about curation this week – see our lead story – but so has David Byrne. Mainly because he’s curating this year’s Meltdown festival in London, but also because of his long-term musing on internet...
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Netflix on how recommendations fuel three quarters of its viewing

75% of the films and TV shows that people watch on Netflix come from the service's recommendations, rather than users' own searches.
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Music Xray buys SONGboost technology

Digital music marketing firm Music Xray has acquired the software, algorithms and designs of SONGboost, another music promotions company.