The LPFM Last.fm Scrobbler is a .NET library for accessing the Last.fm API from desktop, web, or mobile applications. Specifically, the library supports the Scrobble, Now Playing, Love/Unlove, and Ban/Unban functionalities from version 2.0 of the API.
Some exciting media API news this week as National Public Radio (NPR) has announced that it will release a public API in the coming days. NPR, an internationally acclaimed media production and distribution non-profit, is best known for a wide array of non-commercial radio programs.
Decibel pitches itself as a leader in the music metadata space by citing a deeper and more accurate dataset than its competitors. The slick video (embedded below) on its site is quite convincing. Decibel claims to collect music metadata from all sources all over the world, including record labels and users, check it for accuracy, and compile it into the database. It’s ambitions are set high with the goal of creating an industry standard in music metadata, and why not? Someone’s got to do it!