Battle of the Bay - Hella Hack 2013

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Which city has better taste in music, Oakland, or San Francisco?

This hack, built in 24 hours at Hella Hack Oakland, uses the Twitter API and Gracenote metadata to analyze the genres and moods of music being shared on different music services (Pandora, Rdio, Soundtracking, Spotify), and creates an Rdio playlist of the songs being Tweeted.

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Battle of the Bay - Hella Hack 2013

  1. 1. Quim  Llimona   @lemonzi   Ching-­‐Wei  Chen   @cweichen   2013
  2. 2. “Music  is  Local”     A  li:le  friendly  cross-­‐bay  challenge:     Which  city  has  be,er  taste  in  music,   Oakland  or  San  Francisco?  
  3. 3. Show  me  the  data!     We  used  the  Twi:er  API,   filtered  by  geolocaIon,     and  found  what  songs  were  being  shared  on:  
  4. 4. Parsing  Tweets  
  5. 5. Parsing  Tweets  
  6. 6. Genre  and  Mood             We  look  up  each  track’s  Genre  and  Mood   in  the  Gracenote  database  
  7. 7. Genre  and  Mood             We  look  up  each  track’s  Genre  and  Mood   in  the  Gracenote  database  
  8. 8. h:p://lemonzi.github.io/Ba:leOfTheBay    
  9. 9. h:p://lemonzi.github.io/Ba:leOfTheBay    
  10. 10. h:p://lemonzi.github.io/Ba:leOfTheBay     Choose  a  mood,   genre,  or  service  
  11. 11. h:p://lemonzi.github.io/Ba:leOfTheBay     %  of  Tweets  from  SF   for  that  genre,  mood  or   service  
  12. 12. h:p://lemonzi.github.io/Ba:leOfTheBay     %  of  Tweets  from   Oakland  for  that  genre,   mood  or  service  
  13. 13. h:p://lemonzi.github.io/Ba:leOfTheBay     Tweet  stream  
  14. 14. h:p://lemonzi.github.io/Ba:leOfTheBay     Playback  with                            
  15. 15. Quim  Llimona   @lemonzi   Ching-­‐Wei  Chen   @cweichen   2013

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