Tag: echo nest
Could Spotify open up Truffle Pig and playlist analytics?
A Wired profile of Spotify’s work around music playlists has given us some thoughts about how the company could open up some of its internal tools to external curators. The first is Truffle Pig, The Echo Nest’s tool to...
July 22, 2015
Truffle Pig: ‘There’s no one taking playlisting more seriously than Spotify’
Maybe we’re pessimists, but we can’t help but think Spotify talking publicly about a feature called “Truffle Pig” might provide its harsher critics with some more ammunition. Still, it’s an interesting...
October 22, 2014
Spotify and Echo Nest have had a baby and they’ve called it “Insights”
Spotify got all married up with music data company The Echo Nest back in March and just over five months later (the gestation period in digital is obviously a few months shorter – hem hem) they’ve had a new arrival –...
September 13, 2014
MTV launches Your MTV Top 20 chart with data from The Echo Nest
It’s become a cliché to suggest that MTV doesn’t play music videos any more – it’s a trap we’ve fallen headlong into in the past. It might be true on the main MTV TV channel, but music videos remain...
July 8, 2014
48.6% of Spotify streams are skipped before the end
One of the welcome effects of Spotify’s acquisition of The Echo Nest is that the latter company’s Paul Lamere will be let loose on the full dataset of a major streaming service. The first results were published yesterday...
July 8, 2014
Moodsnap taps Spotify and Echo Nest for mood-music app
A picture may tell a thousand words, but how many decent music recommendations can it give you? A new iPhone app called Moodsnap is aiming to find out.
September 18, 2013
The Echo Nest and Nuance to make voice recognition smarter for music
The announcement of music tech firm The Echo Nest's partnership with voice and natural-language company Nuance is deliberately vague.
September 13, 2013
The Echo Nest releases white paper on understanding ‘high-value listeners’
Music tech firm The Echo Nest has a healthy collection of partnerships with digital music services, and it's helping several understand their users better with its Taste Profile technology.
August 13, 2013
The Echo Nest explains how it classifies nearly 500 music genres
The Echo Nest has become a powerful behind-the-scenes cog in the new music industry, providing its data and discovery tools to many of the most prominent digital music services: Spotify, Rhapsody, Vevo, Nokia Music, iHeartRadio,...
June 10, 2013
WiMP updates its iOS app with Echo Nest-fuelled discovery
The Echo Nest has become the go-to provider for music recommendation technology, with Scandinavian streaming service WiMP the latest to strike a deal with the US firm.
May 3, 2013
The Echo Nest talks streamers ‘spammers, fakers and cloners’
You may have noticed the proliferation of cover versions of famous songs on streaming music services, but have you ever *really* looked at them?
April 29, 2013