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[3 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 1,055 views]
BBC use Segmentino in research on auto-editing, with some success

I’m happy that Segmentino, our Vamp implementation of my music segmentation algorithm is being used at the Beeb. BBC R&D did some research to find efficient ways of editing down a piece of music to 30 seconds, as

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[25 Okt 2014 | Comments Off | 1,262 views]

Looking at the ISMIR 2014 programme I discovered that Emilio Molina and colleagues have tested our pYIN pitch tracker against a range of other methods (SWIPE, YIN, MELODIA, Boersma/Lei Wang, …). Here’s a link to their paper entitled…

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[14 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | 953 views]

I went to a talk on the Science of Singing by David Howard recently. He’s a fascinating talker, a bit self-indulgent at times, but highly entertaining. He talked a lot about singing, and a lot of it I already…

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[7 Sep 2013 | Comments Off | 1,426 views]
Songle and Songrium with YouTube content

AIST have gone a step further with Songle.jp, including YouTube content. Previously only less mainstream music from SoundCloud and independent MP3 sources and the Vocaloid community could be found on the site. Songle is a miraculous shop window for Music…

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[5 Aug 2013 | Comments Off | 1,649 views]

I gave a little interview recently to a student of Science Communication at Imperial College. Andy Roast is a pleasant chap and he made my interview, along with similar interviews with Armand Leroi and Mark Levy into an interesting

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[11 Jul 2013 | Comments Off | 1,104 views]

Thousands of views — I’m surprised! After a long while of not having thought much of Chordino I checked back to see how the videos I made did on YouTube. Well, I can tell you that they didn’t go…

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[10 Sep 2012 | Comments Off | 2,294 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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[26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | 1,275 views]

Strictly non-professional: I’ve seen the amazing Olympic Torch Relay (see my Flickr set!). I actually went twice because, as it happens, it came past Shepherds Bush Common before and after the excursion to White City. Ah, what a great…

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[25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off | 2,157 views]
Last.fm are making progress on audio descriptors

I’m very happy to see that my old colleagues at Last.fm are pushing ahead with their research on audio descriptors — and indeed the psychology of human music labelling. Under the tongue-in-cheek title ‘Advanced Robotics’, a new blog post

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[13 Mrz 2012 | 2 Comments | 3,746 views]

A big thanks to Dan Stowell for making the brilliant Yanno web application, which uses my Chordino Vamp plugin to extract the chords of any YouTube video you like. For example, say you find a video of…