Posts Tagged ‘hit prediction’

How To Make Unwanted Music

Friday, April 18th, 2008

Those who invest in pop music success are constantly seeking more reliable ways of determining how to minimise risk on their investment. This means that they want to know if a song can be a hit before they put huge amounts of money into promoting it – and crowdsourcing is gaining considerable traction in this regard…
(from Sales & Promotion)

Will Hit Prediction Software Make It Harder For Creativity To Be Heard?

Friday, February 8th, 2008

In recent years, a lot of research and development has been applied to the idea that hit songs can be scientifically identified before they become popular. Given the fact that every musician on the planet can now record and distribute their songs worldwide from the comfort of their own bedroom, the sheer volume of music being produced does need a proportionately more advanced filtering system than was necessary even ten years ago. But can a machine really do it for us?
(from Music Technology)