How music recommendation works — and doesn’t work. Neat piece from The Echo Nest’s Brian Whitman on how they approach their recommendation algorithm. Moral of the story: no silver bullets.
Some many know me as a hardcore Rdio fan. I love the UI, appreciate their story, and have mostly been satisfied with the service. Last year, Andy Baio wrote two articles comparing Rdio to Spotify. In both instances he concludes Rdio comes out slightly on top… Continue reading →
Halfway Home by Samuel Cauthorn. One of my best friends from middle school and high school released his first album. Hot diggity, it’s pretty good too.
Spotify vs. Rdio. Useful comparison that ironically makes me intrigued to check out Spotify.
[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/119197" height="200" iframe="true" /] Via Andrew.
Super solid evening music.
Late night jazz in Zamora. Great music can be found anywhere.
At one point in my life, I made the decision to copy every audio CD at the library. Such a brilliant idea.
Rdio and my changing music habits. Andrew Spittle and I are starting a Rdio fan club, I swear.