Thursday, January 23, 2020

Pandora will now display full song credits for millions of tracks

Pandora announced it will display full song credits for millions of songs on its desktop app and on the web. The new feature will be available to all tiers of Pandora users, not just premium ones, and it will include everything from who played the keyboards to who contributed audio engineering to who helped pen the lyrics or compose the melody.

Pandora is positioning the feature specifically as a remedy to one of the pitfalls of the streaming era, where music’s digitization and effectively free availability across the internet can often downplay just how many artists, engineers, musicians, and other talented professionals contributed to a track.

“Music’s physical-to-digital evolution has given rise to an era of unprecedented music discovery, but it has sometimes made it difficult to find the kind of credits and information that used to live on LP sleeves and CD inserts. Who wrote that song? Who played the instruments? Who produced the beat and arranged the strings?” the company writes in a blog post. “We believe in giving credit where it’s due.”

Right now, the full song credits feature is not searchable; instead, it’s static information supplied from a database that’s compiled using information music labels and distributors have provided. That means you won’t be able to search for, say, the drummer on a Taylor Swift song and find out what other tracks that performer has contributed to. But it is much more information than what was displayed before, which was restricted mostly to lyrics, cover art, and the song features that Pandora’s Music Genome Project uses for curation and personalization.

MOST READ

Profit – the first important goal of business by: Dhananjay Mahadev Datar

I frequently give business tips to the youth in my entrepreneurship awareness lectures. In one such lecture, a person asked me to describe the...

Bahrain JCW X-raid team victorious at 2020 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia

The Bahrain X-raid team has claimed victory at the Middle East’s first Dakar Rally. The route of Dakar 2020, hosted by Saudi Arabia, traveled...

CBB presents plan for digital transformation to financial institutions

In line with the directives of HM King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa to the government to undertake the development of a...

AMH Signs Agreement with EMS Emirates Company

American Mission Hospital (AMH) have signed an agreement with Energy Management Services-Emirates Company (EMS) from UAE with local support of Mohammed Jalal & Sons...

AI to Enhance CSR Strategy by: Dr. Jassim Haji

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is gaining more and more importance in the kingdom. Major industrial and financial companies in Bahrain are establishing solid CSR...

Gulf Air Reveals Nice as Leisure Boutique Destination for Summer 2020

Gulf Air - the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier – in line with its boutique strategy to add boutique leisure destinations to its network,...

Bahrain’s biggest water park LPOD scoops ‘Brand of the Year Award’

The Lost Paradise of Dilmun (LPOD) water park Bahrain has scooped the 'Brand of the Year' 2019-2020 at the World Branding Awards in London. The...

Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision GT

Lamborghini has released a new one-seat concept car called the Lambo V12 Vision GT that utilizes the same hybrid powertrain found in the one-of-63...

Ministry of Education Visits Ebrahim K. Kanoo

As part of its ongoing co-operation and strong bilateral relations, a delegation from the Ministry of Education visited Ebrahim K. Kanoo Managing Director, Mr....

Friendship Society for the Blind: The Light of Bahrain

Friendship Society for the Blind in Bahrain was established in 1981. Initiated by some blind teachers and students for having a society for the...

Chaine Des Rotisseurs held in Bahrain

The latest Diner Amical of the Bahrain Chapter of The Chaine des Rotisseurs was at the Fine Cafe, Reef Resort, Bahrain. On Thursday 12th...

Batelco Announces ‘Duel Game’ Grand Prize Winner

Batelco has concluded the 'Duel Game' competition which formed part of its ‘Fact of the Day Service' campaign. Prizes ranged from daily to weekly...

Are You Cleaning Your Jade Roller?

Jade roller has been a game-changer in the skincare routine. The stunning-looking paint-roller kind tool has many delightful benefits to offer. The soothing jade...

Kapha Dosha

In Ayurvedic tradition the Kapha Dosha are the mind and body type associated with earth and water. It entails structure and stability in the...

46th Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition opened

His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, deputized His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, the Deputy Prime...