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It had to be done. Created with Echo Nest Remix.
Spot the sweatsedo!
Posted by Paul in fun, The Echo Nest, video on February 16, 2011
While all of the hackers were making music hacks at last weekend’s Music Hack Day, the non-technical staff from The Echo Nest were working on their own hack – a video of the event. They’ve posted it on Youtube. It is pretty neat – with a cool remix soundtrack by Ben Lacker.
But wait … they also tweeted this contest:
To win the contest, you had to count the number of Echo Nest tee-shirts and Sweatsedos appear in the video and tweet the results. It turns out it was a really hard contest. My first try I counted 12, but there were many more, some were very very subtle. But we do have a winner! Here’s the answer key:
Last night at 7:30 PM EST one Kevin Dela Rosa posted this tweet:
Congrats to Kevin for his excellent counting ability! Kevin please email your size and shipping info to Paul@echonest.com and we’ll get you into the smooth and velvety blue!
The Music Maze
Posted by Paul in code, fun, Music, The Echo Nest, video, visualization, web services on December 20, 2010
I wrote an application over the weekend called Music Maze. The Music Maze lets you wander through the maze of similar artists until you find something you like. You can give it a try here: The Music Maze (be forewarned, the app plays music upon loading).
Turning music into silly putty
Posted by Paul in remix, The Echo Nest, video on September 5, 2010
I gave a talk last week at Last.fm about The Echo Nest Remix. Klaas has posted it on Vimeo. Here it is:
Keith Moon meets Animal
Another vafromb.py masterpiece from joshmillard.