The Echo Nest

  • First "Machine Listening" API Flies From The Echo Nest

    “Machine Listening” is the idea that computers can be programmed to interpret audio signals the same way humans do. This means that they can tell when a song belongs to the blues genre rather than techno. And they can detect musical characteristics like tempos, transition types, and harmonies. The technology has some obvious practical uses. It could be used to compile collections… Read More