TaoMixer.com - The Way to mix your music

[Edit: Just so you know, this is a shameless advert for my latest project.]

Most people who know me will tell you that I enjoy listening to music. I listen to it all the time, and I have a fairly sizeable collection of albums sitting on my computer. Unfortunately, the size of it means that I can’t always remember everything that’s available to me. This is a problem.

Quite often I’ll want to play a particular type of song. Maybe something relaxing to go to sleep to, maybe something a bit raucous to get my creative juices flowing. I have playlists all ready and waiting for me for these occasions. But, over time, these playlists get staid. I know that there are other songs in my collection that would fit into those playlists, but really I’d be stumped to say what they were unless I just happened upon them.

So, three years ago, I came up with an idea. And personally, I’d say it was a bloody good one. The idea was to build an application that I could tell what mood I was in whilst playing some music. This application would watch everything I listened to, keeping track of how I was feeling. Then, later on I could tell it how I was feeling then and it would put together a playlist that would fit my mood there and then.

“But that’s easy!”, I hear you cry. “Where’s the innovation in that?”

Continue reading “TaoMixer.com - The Way to mix your music”

comments (2) | write a comment | permalink | 24 July 2006

about wwm

workingwith.me.uk is a resource for web developers created by Neil Crosby, a web developer who lives and works in London, England. More about the site.

Neil Crosby now blogs at The Code Train and also runs NeilCrosby.com, The Ten Word Review and Everything is Rubbish.