Monthly Archives: November 2012

loudness vs duration

I’ve been playing with plotting various EN analysis quantities against one another. I thought that pitch vs loudness or pitch vs segment duration might turn up something interesting, but visually at least, there’s not much of interest. Then I tried … Continue reading

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Infinite tracks

I used Paul Lamere’s Infinite Jukebox app to generate some fun examples for the j-disc MIR launch event a couple weeks ago: *¬†Sonny Stitt:¬†Autumn Leaves * Bill Monroe: Roanoke * Kenny G: Careless Whispers  

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segments vs beats

We’re starting to think that maybe beat tracking, as it’s usually implemented, isn’t really that useful for a lot of jazz. Not only do many jazz tracks seem to confuse beat trackers, but it’s not clear that “beats” are really … Continue reading

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The tempo of Autumn Leaves

A few years ago Paul Lamere from The Echo Nest posted some experiments in click track detection: http://musicmachinery.com/2009/03/02/in-search-of-the-click-track While we’re not interested in finding click tracks in jazz recordings, the question of beat duration stability is an interesting one for … Continue reading

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