It’s no secret that the culture of our generation is above all a musical culture. Music media (turntable, radio, tape recorder, CD player, computer) have become universally available, and all innovations in the musical world are spreading across countries and continents with tremendous speed. Parallel to the music spreads theRead More →

The notion of original content has expanded in recent years as companies and brands seek to claim ever newer corners of the content universe. In our latest Bandwagon feature, trend tracking Chris Byrne examines the moves mainstream kids’ brands are making in the original music category and examines whether orRead More →

Andrea Ramolo’s quarantine dreams The singer-songwriter is documenting pandemic life in a new album and tour that kicked off at Hamilton’s Bridgeworks on February 25. -Graham Rockingham Hamilton Spectator The Eurovision Song Contest just banned Russia. It’s a tune all western pop culture should sing Economic sanctions are a goodRead More →

The Hackathon Weekend Edition # 2 – The Last Hacker Standing music genre classification was successfully completed on August 12, 2021. The challenge was to create an evolving music genre classification model that generalizes well to unpublished data. It had almost 300+ participants and over 120+ actively competing in theRead More →