Four new execs join metadata firm Decibel’s advisory board
Music metadata company Decibel has announced four new appointments for its advisory board, several of whom are well known within the digital music industry. The Orchard co-founder Scott Cohen, former IFPI/RIAA technologist...
November 29, 2011
Sandbox issue thirty nine: Pluses and minuses
- Google+: Pluses and minuses - Radio Soulwax, Eminem's Bad Meet's Evil - Campaign focus: Burning Shapes - Tools: How high is your bitrate? - Under the lens: Cher Lloyd
July 14, 2011
Echo Nest releases Music fingerprinting technology
The music metadata world just got a new entrant: Echo Nest. The company has released its 'music fingerprinter' which "takes a bit of music such as an MP3 and identifies the song based solely on the musical attributes of the...
April 26, 2011
Music Ally Report : A Plateau On The Horizon?
- A Plateau on the Horizon? - MySpace to breathe? - Dispersing the meta-fog Part 2 - Why European Licensing Is Holding Back Music Retail - Country profile: Japan
September 30, 2010
Music Ally Report :: Counting the cost of the DEA
- Counting the costs of the DEA - Unlicensed to Thrill - Dispersing the meta-fog part 1 - Market profile: Germany - Comment: Will Page & Steffan Wicker, Simfy
September 16, 2010
Campaign kicks off to give more credits for MP3 downloads
The Music Producers Guild has launched a campaign demanding that more metadata be included with MP3 downloads, to ensure producers, engineers, session musicians and artwork directors get credited for their work...
June 29, 2010
Rovi takes its metadata service to Europe
Rovi is making a big push for its Rovi Music data service in Europe, extending it to 33 countries across the continent. The company says it has country-specific datasets for more than 2.5 million albums and 23.5 million songs,...
June 24, 2010
Rovi inks Rolling Stone metadata deal
Metadata firm Rovi Corporation has announced that Rolling Stone is using its database for its revamped website. Rovi's metadata will be used to provide artist, album and track data for the site's content, while also providing...
April 28, 2010