How We Listen to Music
Tuesday, March 17
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Hyatt Regency Austin
Texas Ballroom 4-7
208 Barton Springs Rd
How does having 30 million songs in our pocket affect how we listen to music? In this data-driven and demo-laden talk we’ll explore the behavior of today’s music listener. We’ll look at how today’s easy and ubiquitous access to nearly all of recorded music is changing how a listener organizes, discovers and experiences music. By exploring big music data being collected by organizations such as Spotify and The Echo Nest we can get a deeper and more nuanced view of how today’s listener really interacts with their music.
Dir of Developer Platform
Paul Lamere is the Director of Developer Platform for The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company located in Boston MA (now a subsidiary of Spotify). Paul is interested in using data about music to...Show the rest
Paul Lamere is the Director of Developer Platform for The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company located in Boston MA (now a subsidiary of Spotify). Paul is interested in using data about music to help listeners discover, explore and interact with music. Paul authors the popular blog, Music Machinery and is active in the Music Information Retrieval and Recommender Systems research communities.
Paul's work and hacks are world-renowned including the 'The Infinite Jukebox', and 'Girl Talk in a Box'. Paul is a four-time nominee and twice winner of the MTV O Music Award for Best Music Hack (Winning hacks: 'Bohemian Rhapsichord' and 'The Bonhamizer').Hide the rest