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2011-05-06 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AudioVroom graduates from San Francisco's Music Hack Day to the iTunes App Store. AudioVroom is a social music app that combines game mechanics with interactive radio stations powered by The Echo Nest's deep music intelligence platform and is the first music app for the iPhone, iPad & iPod that lets friends create shared music stations reflecting their tastes by literally "bumping" phones. (Logo:...

2011-05-03 08:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform powering smarter music apps across the web and devices, announced a partnership with Rdio (www.rdio.com), the unlimited, on demand social music service from the founders of Skype on Tuesday, to help developers build music apps on a catalog of more than eight million licensed songs while tapping a new source of revenue. The first of these applications, Music Maze (www.musicmaze.fm), is a steerable...

2011-03-11 08:30:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform powering smarter music apps across the web and various devices, announced Festival Explorer Austin Edition, an iPhone app sponsored by the popular music service Rhapsody. The app was designed to optimize the South by Southwest music festival for each user by integrating personalized concert recommendations, show calendar, location-based tools and in-depth data on each of the 2,000+ bands playing...

2011-03-04 08:30:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform powering smarter music apps across the web and various devices, announced on Tuesday that it has provided music analysis and metadata to the Million Song Dataset, a collaboration between The Echo Nest and Columbia University's LabROSA (Laboratory for the Recognition and Organization of Speech and Audio) department, with hosting by Infochimps and funding from the National Science Foundation. (Logo:...

2011-02-24 15:45:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform that powers smarter music technologies, has partnered with the legendary Island Def Jam Music Group, a division of Universal Music Group, to form the first-ever alliance between a major label and the independent app developer community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/NE17511LOGO ) As part of the agreement, Island Def Jam will make its music available for any developer to create...

2011-02-23 09:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform that powers smarter music applications, has partnered with the development team behind the popular We Are Hunted music service for a series of innovative music apps. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/NE17511LOGO ) The first of these, Pocket Hipster for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, is a snarky, animated virtual hipster who listens to your personal music collection, promptly...

2010-12-22 07:59:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform that powers smarter music apps across the web and various devices, announced an agreement with the British Broadcasting Corporation on Wednesday. As part of this agreement, The Echo Nest will power the clip-to-clip recommendations in the BBC's new Music Showcase product -- a media aggregation hub that gathers all their music and music-related video and audio clips. (Logo:...

2010-12-17 07:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass. and BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliot Van Buskirk, a 13-year veteran writer and editor formerly of CNET and Wired.com, announced today the launch of Evolver.fm, a consumer-facing publication covering music apps, which he believes to be the most significant new development in music and technology in over a decade. Evolver.fm -- emerging from beta today -- is music fans' definitive online resource for music applications on smartphones, web browsers,...

2010-12-14 15:56:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass. and NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform that powers music applications across the web and various devices, has announced an agreement with MTV Music Group to develop a series of forthcoming music products that will that allow fans to further their music discovery, consumption and interaction online. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/NE17511LOGO ) "We are working with MTV on next-generation music products...

2010-10-05 10:00:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company powering smarter music applications for independent developers and leading media companies, announced it has raised $7 million in venture financing. Matrix Partners led the financing with existing investor Commonwealth Capital Ventures also participating. The company plans to use the funds to support growth of its music intelligence platform and expand its team. The Echo Nest's music intelligence...


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