The MixRadio C# SDK is compatible with Windows Phone 8, Window 8 and .Net Portable Class Library apps. The SDK will power 'launchers' that interact within a 3rd party app, as well as an API to retrieve song data. Nokia MixRadio is a free music streaming service that allows listeners to create personalized radio stations by rating songs positively or negatively. Over time, the service learns what the listener prefers and adapts. Users can start by creating their own mixes using their favorite artists or by using mixes that have already been put together by Nokia MixRadio's music experts. The Nokia MixRadio APIs allow users to integrate the service's music discovery and music information retrieval services into their own applications.
SonicAPI.com consists of "a small team of developers dedicated to creating audio technology to make the world sound better." The SonicAPI.com API utilizes zplane technology to allow developers to integrate audio processing into existing apps, websites, or in-house solutions. Professional software companies around the world use zplane technology for high-grade audio processing, and sonicAPI.com wants to put such tools in the hands of developers everywhere.
Music Hack Day is coming to Toronto thanks to organizers SoundCloud, Rdio, Unspace and The Echo Nest. On August 10th and 11th, 2013 Music Hack Day will be held for the first time in Toronto, Canada where developers will have the opportunity to create brand new music apps using APIs such as SoundCloud, Rdio, The Echo Nest, and SendGrid.
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!