MI2N
Music Industry News Network
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Radio News (more headlines) 01-06-2014

Gracenote Rhythm Brings A Fresh Take On Internet Radio To Music Services And Developers

Bookmark and Share

Gracenote has Rhythm, and they want to share it with the developer community. The new Gracenote Rhythm platform provides developers with new recommendation algorithms, powered by big music data, to build the next wave of killer Internet Radio Apps and services. The API will be made available to commercial customers and developers in February 2014.

Gracenote Rhythm harnesses the power of the world's largest source of music metadata, a global team of music experts and Gracenote-powered algorithms to form the backbone for Internet Radio services. When plugged into a music catalog, it gives developers the ability to create radio stations based on "seed" artists, songs, moods and genres with adaptive controls for "like" and "dislike," ensuring next-generation radio stations get smarter and more personalized the more they are used. Developers will also control radio-tuning features that allow music fans to dial up more popular artists or dial down to receive more obscure, indie artists and tracks.

"The music industry has seen a lot of music services come and go with the exact same Internet Radio solutions that rely heavily on Web-scraped and auto-generated content. We'd like to see some real innovation in the market," said Stephen White, president of Gracenote. "At Gracenote, we believe there has to be a human component to creating and delivering Internet Radio - technology can't do it alone. The real magic behind Gracenote Rhythm is our unique mix of music experts and machine processes to create world-class radio."

Gracenote Rhythm will tap into descriptive music metadata covering more than 180 million tracks from around the globe. This data intelligence is aided by editorial feedback from Gracenote's global team of music experts - real people with deep knowledge of regional music trends. Combined, Gracenote's metadata, editorial expertise and powerful new algorithms will craft beautiful music stations and channels across all genres.

Gracenote descriptive music metadata focuses on six main categories:

* Genre of the song
* Mood
* Era the song was recorded
* Tempo
* Origin or region most associated with the artist
* Artist type

These descriptive music characteristics are used to make deep connections between artists and tracks, creating radio stations based on similar songs and artists. Popularity and trending data are layered in to help listeners uncover new and emerging artists and tracks.

Best of all, Gracenote Rhythm is a fast and reliable DMCA-compliant API, built upon the most robust and scalable music platform available today. Gracenote currently manages more than 550 million queries a day from listeners around the world across a wide variety of products and entertainment platforms. Its topnotch technology infrastructure promises not to leave developers and music fans hanging when trying to get their groove on.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Versatile Haitian American Singer/Songwriter Natalie Jean Releases New Dance Remix

Troy Ave. Featured On New Single 'Crooklyn To Wacocaine' By Hustler E From 'Wacocaine' Fame On Wacocaine 5 Album

Killer Tracks Releases "Tray Dahl & The Jugtime Ragband"

Gig Performer Software Elevates Live Performing Experience Providing Complete And Effortless Control Over A Live Music Rig

Toronto's K-Slick Realeases New Music Video

Singer/Songwriter Katie Garibaldi Original Christmas Song Out Now!

Anthony Caceres Releases Smooth Jazz Single "A Very Special Christmas"



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» UK Live Music Industry Calls For Change In Licensing Laws For Entertainment Events
» Audials Music Rocket – The New Alternative To Streaming Music
» Billboard Names REPUBLIC RECORDS #1 Label Of 2016
» NMPA And YouTube Reach Agreement To Distribute Unclaimed Royalties
» DIGITALRADIOTRACKER TRACKS INTERNET RADIO SPINS
» AMPAL Elects BMG Australia Managing Director Heath Johns To Its Board Of Directors
» ASCAP Relaunches Website And Member Portal
» Legendary Musicians And Music Executives To Be Honored At Heavy Metal Hall Of Fame
» WARNER/CHAPPELL PRODUCTION MUSIC DEBUTS “COLOR TV” AND “ELBROAR” CATALOGS
» The Watters Win Indie Award


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» The Wu-Force Self-Titled Debut EP Out For Lunar New Year
» Grammy Museum Plans International Expansion In China
» Midem Artist Accelerator Call For Entries Open
» DPA Microphones Launches New Chinese Website
» Mercedes-Benz Extends Naming Rights Partnership For Mercedes-Benz Arena In Shanghai
» MusicDish*China Caps Busy 2016 Music Touring Season Across China
» Second Hand Rose In 2016 - Bringing Chinese Rock Into The Mainstream
» Fulcrum Acoustic Appoints Ease Audio Group As Distribution Representative For China
» Black Kirin Opens 2017 With New Members At Beijing's Yugong Yishan
» World Creators Forum Held In Beijing
» Jungle Boogie - Outline Sound At South China's Top EDM Festival
» VersusMedia Launches New Website For Its Film Music Service

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2017 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.