MusicBrainz API

MusicBrainz
The MusicBrainz database contains a huge amount of music metadata, which is maintained by the MusicBrainz community. Find information about artists, albums, tracks and labels. Mash the data with your web app, media player, CD ripper, tagger or other applications requiring music metadata. The service's architecture follows the REST design principles. Interaction with the web service is done using HTTP and all content is served in a simple but flexible XML format.
Specs
http://musicbrainz.org
Music
Semantics
XML, REST
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Developers (27)
API Mashups (38)
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  • Soundcry is a media search engine and playlist management tool.
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Ripped Records Source Code Ripped Records Source Code
Ripped Records shows upcoming concerts in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland. The code is open-sourced and based on the Django platform using Python.

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Lyreka
Lyreka is a web application that allows users to discover song meanings, interpret lyrics, and discuss them with one another. It is a community that music lovers can join, to discover new song meanings, and to share their thoughts with others. Members of this application can 'follow' one another to see what others are listening to/ talking about.
Bandtrace Bandtrace
Bandtrace aims to be a music encyclopedia that contains everything you ever wanted to know about artists, what they released, what tracks they have written, recorded or produced, who they’ve been involved with, the latest news, etc.
Soundcry Soundcry
Soundcry is a media search engine and playlist management tool.
YOUZEEK YOUZEEK
Explore 30 millions of songs & 700 000 Artists. Create playlists, share them on Facebook & Twitter. YOUZEEK also work on iPhone, iPad or Android device. For FREE!
33Revoluciones 33Revoluciones
33revoluciones share information about modern music bands and artists, including biography, discography, songs and lyrics.
Setlisting Setlisting
A site for setlists and statistics on artists concert chronology.
Recordlective Recordlective
Recordlective combines various sources to provide music fans the ability to stream music albums from start to finish.
Richseam Richseam
Looking for new music? Richseam.com lets you discover music through the collaborations and connections of your favourite artists
MashPlayer MashPlayer
An online music player that remembers your playlist without need to register thanks to HTML5 technology, powered by the vast catalog of MusicBrainz and videos and tracks from YouTube and Ex.fm
Now Playing on BBC Radio Now Playing on BBC Radio
See what tracks are playing on the radio, see artist information, news stories, events, images, biographies and reviews all in real-time to BBC national radio stations. Scrobble tracks to Last.fm or post to Facebook, all in realtime.
BandStalk BandStalk
Tracks new music releases from selected artists. Imports lists from Facebook and Last.fm and notifies via email.
ListnPlay ListnPlay
ListnPlay allows users to make and share playlists of audio, video, albums or other people's playlists.
Music2Mail Music2Mail
Music2Mail.com is a music notification service. You can subscribe to a list of your favorite artists and receive an email whenever one of these artists has a new release. Search artists or import from Last.fm.
Skeedy Skeedy
Skeedy is a free news aggregator. Topics are defined by users themselves. News come from several sources such as youtube, amazon, yahoo news, digg, flickr, etc.. Users can choose between three profiles (Geek, Fan, Calm) to receive more or less news.
instaLyrics instaLyrics
The lyrics instant search engine
Bassicly Bassicly
Deprecated
Bassicly is an App that utilises multiple APIs to provide a service that allows people to listen to bass orientated / electronic music in a seamless interface. Bassicly was created as a result of frustrations with listening to the vast amount of musical content available on YouTube but not having an easy to use interface to do it with. As well as being able to play music from YouTube, you can make it scrobble the tracks you are listening to in real time to Last.fm.
BBCify BBCify
Automatic creation of Spotify playlists based on music broadcast on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music. Each individual show is converted into a playlist each day, as well as playlists updated nightly with the latest show and last 100 tracks played on a brand.
Music Anchor Music Anchor
Music discovery on your PC using Last.fm, MusicBrainz, Amazon, eBay. Create your own playlists and stream them directly from YouTube.
CD Collection Browser CD Collection Browser
This is a mashup I made to browse my CD collection online.
Tastebuds Tastebuds
Tastebuds is a dating service that uses the Last.fm API to match single people based on their music tastes.
Ripped Records Ripped Records
Deprecated
Gigs and music events happening in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland. Browse by date, artist, venue, town, and get live updates via Twitter. Three APIs are used: Last.fm, MusicBrainz, and Cloudmade. The code is open-sourced and available on Github.
SongDNA SongDNA
The SongDNA iPhone app aims to be *the* source for song information. It collects data on any song from over 10 sources on the internet: the lyrics, the video's, the bio, the highest rank in the charts, gigs, tweets, you name it, SongDNA shows it!
Music Cloud for Android & iPhone Music Cloud for Android & iPhone
Music discovery on your smartphone using tag clouds, video clips and more.
Lalaclick Lalaclick
A unique music player with a sophisticated playlist philosophy and machine learning methods to turn any playlist idea into reality.
Normalisr Normalisr
A little application to rank your favourite artists and albums by an estimation of how long you have spent listening to them.
MuzkMesh MuzkMesh
A music mashup of Lastfm, Musicbrainz, Lyricsfly, Youtube and Google Maps.
Glastonbury 2009 Lineup Mashup Glastonbury 2009 Lineup Mashup
A mashup adding information from last.fm, amazon, the BBC and through them Music Brainz and Wikipedia, as well as music from LazyTune and videos from Google to the Glastonbury 2009 lineup. Includes Facebook app to mark bands.
LFMPlayer LFMPlayer
Deprecated
A pure Java replacement for the Last.fm player software. Plays and records Last.fm stations and local mp3-Files, shows artist slideshow, song lyrics and more.
Music inside My Head Music inside My Head
Deprecated
A mashup that is growing towards an online music encyclopedia. With information about artists, bands, albums, singles, bootlegs etc. Now working on adding streaming music and video.
Beardscratchers Compendium Beardscratchers Compendium
A music-based mashup that connects and filters disparate music metadata from across the Web, with an aim towards accuracy and focus on the music. Combines many different APIs from YouTube to Last.fm.
Jaikoz Audio Tagger Jaikoz Audio Tagger
Desktop audio tagging application that integrates with Lyricsfly and MusicBrainz. The information is metadata stored in a tag. The Jaikoz Audio Tag Editor is a tool to organize, edit, and correct thousands of tags at once.
Coast Rack Coast Rack
Coast Rack searches for artists tracks and their videos from sources including Last.fm, MusicBrainz, and YouTube.
Last.fm Rankings Last.fm Rankings
Rank your favorite artists and albums by an estimation of how long you have spent listening to them. Normalized rankings.
utrecht Music Video Search utrecht Music Video Search
Music videos search from YouTube.
FoxyTunes Planet FoxyTunes Planet
Deprecated
Universal personalized music mashup integrating many music resources into one convenient place, then making them available through the FoxyTunes browser extension, which supports more than 30 media players and music services.
Passado.com Recommendations Passado.com Recommendations
Deprecated
Recommendations channel on Passado is a new feature that allows users to pick their favourite Books, Films and Music, write reviews, read reviews and even buy items online. Integrates with Amazon.
Sleevenotes Sleevenotes
Deprecated
Rich mashup that brings back the good old days of music album liner notes, bio, and other background for what you listen to. Builds on last.fm, Flickr, Amazon, MusicBrainz, and Wikipedia.
MusicPortl MusicPortl
MusicPortl is a place where you can gather information about music artists, took from several interesting places all over the web. MusicPortl tells you about almost every known artists biography by featuring wikipedia articles, links to recent blog posts.