2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

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.


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Paul Lamere

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...

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