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[9 Okt 2012 | Comments Off | 1,618 views]

It was fun to present the work I did with Simon to the people at ISMIR. Some people seemed to have liked it, so thanks for that. This video is a test run of the presentation I did last night,…

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[10 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | 2,292 views]
Songle with SoundCloud content

Our Songle.jp web service for interactive music analysis and annotation can now analyse and playback PIAPRO and SoundCloud content. This great new development from my old research group around Masataka Goto at AIST in Japan means that the number…

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[18 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | 3,196 views]
No composer, no musicians — the science of crowd-sourced music evolution

“Britain doesn’t need talent” is what Bob MacCallum and Armand Leroi, both at Imperial College, called the DarwinTunes demo at the Imperial Festival just a few weeks ago. What we weren’t allowed to tell anyone back then was…

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[6 Dez 2011 | Comments Off | 1,078 views]

It was my first ever Music Hack Day, and despite being sceptical at the beginning, I was eventually won over by the average quality of all the hacks. My positive impression was—let’s say—enhanced by the fact that the hack Sven…

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[27 Okt 2011 | Comments Off | 1,418 views]
Our awesome webservice http://songle.jp is LIVE!

Today at ISMIR Masataka Goto finally presented Songle.jp – our web service for “active music listening and content-based music browsing”. It’s awesome. I’m really proud I’m part of it: I did the chord, beat and bar annotation code. But,…

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[20 Okt 2011 | Comments Off | 1,222 views]
Structural Change Code Online

As a supplement to my ISMIR paper, I now opened up the Structural Change code in a Last.fm github repository. Thanks to Last.fm for letting me do this.

As anyone reading the paper may have spotted, it’s a…

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[5 Aug 2011 | Comments Off | 1,078 views]
5-year Research Fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering

I’ve been awarded a 5 year research fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering for my project “Software Systems for Computer-Aided Music Understanding”. My work will be carried out at the Centre for Digital Music, part of Queen…

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[18 Mai 2011 | Comments Off | 2,344 views]
Help us at Last.fm improve our music visualisation Audio Flowers!

I’m very pleased to announce the first openly accessible outcome to my work at Last.fm: Audio Flowers. We’ve analysed audio of about 17,000 tracks with our new complexity detector, then visualised the outcome as “Audio Flowers”. If you want…

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[9 Mrz 2011 | Comments Off | 11,988 views]

Abstract: We present Song Prompter, a software system that acts as a performance assistant by showing horizontally scrolling lyrics and chords in a graphical user interface, together with an audio accompaniment consisting of bass and MIDI drums. Both alignment and…

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[3 Dez 2010 | Comments Off | 3,316 views]

It was a rather small step for us, but may increase the fun of playing with Chordino by a lot: in addition to the chord estimate, you can now choose a note output that returns the pitch classes of the…