The Last.fm API client library wrapper by Max Kueng aims to offer a simple and clean interface to access music data in Node.js language. Examples for web authentication are available. Also accessible documentation with artists, charts, events, group, library, radio, track, and venues.
MySpace, the social network heavyweight looking to get back some of their old momentum is making a big splash with developers this week. On one hand, they announced an innovative, open platform for real-time stream access and more. But will that be overshadowed by a complete lack of care for the community that built applications on top of Imeem, the music service MySpace acquired and quickly shuttered?
The InternetDJ API opens this electronic music site to your app. Since 1997 (not a typo!) composers and fans have been able to share and mix music and videos. According to the API's website, requests are limited to 5,000 a day, responses are in JSON and an auth key is required.
Music mix sharing site 8tracks now has an 8tracks API to search and play mix tapes. Developers can access the mixes, which each contain at least 8 tracks, by tag, simple search, popularity, those added recently, or randomly. The site announced its API at the recent Music Hack Day Boston.