Submitted by millionsong on Mon, 07/25/2011 - 10:57
Following a few questions we received (most recently from Sam Ferguson, thanks!) here is a somewhat detailed account on how the loudness is computed in the Million Song Dataset. What follows is a (slightly modified) answer from Tristan Jehan:
Submitted by millionsong on Sat, 06/25/2011 - 06:39
3 hours before hack/reduce, I've decided to write down a few ideas for the participants who would want to play with the MSD. Half of this is a list of resources, half of this is a crash course course on the MSD. I reserve the right to update this info during the day.
Submitted by millionsong on Sun, 03/27/2011 - 12:42
Following advice from our Quality Assessment office (i.e. Dan), we included the information from the SecondHandSongs dataset into the track_metadata.db SQLite database. You can download the new version from this site (not from infochimps!).