The audio fingerprinting at the Echo Nest FAQ
One of the most popular APIs at the Echo Nest is for our two open audio fingerprinting systems — ENMFP or Echoprint. Between them both, we currently process queries for over 40 million songs a week— almost 70 fingerprints a second. We announced ENMFP two years ago and Echoprint one year later and it’s been going very fast since then. The world seemed to need an open music identification service...
How well does music predict your politics?
Mitt Romney with Kid Rock Maybe you should just plug your iPod into the booth or connect the Diebold machine to Facebook this November. It started as an office joke, but after running the numbers, I can’t escape the data. It turns out music preference is pretty well correlated with political affiliation. A few highlights: Republicans seem to have less diverse music taste than Democrats Kenny...