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I spent this weekend at Rethink Music Hackers’ Weekend building a music hack called Map of Music Styles (aka MOMS). This hack presents a visualization of over 1000 music styles. You can pan and zoom through the music space just like you can with Google maps. When you see an interesting style of music you can click on it to hear some samples of music of that style.
It is fun to explore all the different neighborhoods of music styles. Here’s the Asian corner:
Here’s the Hip-Hop neighborhood:
And a mega-cluster of ambient/chill-out music:
There are a few non-styles that snuck through – the occasional band name, or mood, but they don’t hurt anything so I let them hang out with the real styles. The app works best in Chrome. There’s a bug in the Firefox version that I need to work out.
Give it a try and let me know how you like it: Map of Music Styles
Welcome to Music Machinery - the blog about the interface of music and technology written by Paul Lamere.
- Music APIs
- Exploring age-specific preferences in listening
- Gender Specific Listening
- Loudest songs in the world
- Music Popcorn - A visualization of the music genre space
- The Loudness War Analyzed
- The Infinite Jukebox
- In search of the click track
- How do you spell 'Britney Spears'?
- Visualizing the Structure of Pop Music
- music hack day
- music information retrieval
- The Echo Nest
- web services
- zero ui