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==Blog items==
 
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=== 2009 ===
 
=== 2009 ===
  
'''2009-11-27''': Open Knowledge Foundation blog published an [http://blog.okfn.org/2009/11/27/featured-project-musicbrainz/ interview with Robert Kaye] talking about origins of the project, reasons for choosing open licenses, the role of community and future of MusicBrainz.  
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'''2009-11-27''': Open Knowledge Foundation blog publishes an [http://blog.okfn.org/2009/11/27/featured-project-musicbrainz/ interview with Robert Kaye] talking about origins of the project, reasons for choosing open licenses, the role of community and future of MusicBrainz.  
  
 
'''2009-07-07''': Tuxradar.com publishes a guide to [http://www.tuxradar.com/content/organise-your-music-picard organise your music with Picard].
 
'''2009-07-07''': Tuxradar.com publishes a guide to [http://www.tuxradar.com/content/organise-your-music-picard organise your music with Picard].
  
'''2009-05-24''': Jason Fitzpatrick of lifehacker.com [http://lifehacker.com/5266613/six-best-mp3-tagging-tools nominates Picard] as one of their ''Six Best MP3 Tagging Tools''.
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'''2009-05-24''': Jason Fitzpatrick of lifehacker.com [http://lifehacker.com/5266613/six-best-mp3-tagging-tools nominates Picard] as one of their "Six Best MP3 Tagging Tools".
  
'''2009-04-16''': Eliot van Buskirk of wired.com [http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/04/drm-firm-macrov.html reports on MacroVision's purchase of Muze], discussing the effect this may have on support for open-source community metadata providers such as MusicBrainz.
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'''2009-04-16''': Eliot van Buskirk of wired.com reports on [http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/04/drm-firm-macrov.html MacroVision's purchase of Muze], discussing the effect this may have on support for open-source community metadata providers such as MusicBrainz.
  
 
'''2009-04-06''': Jemima Kiss of The Guardian talks to BBC's Matthew Shorter on [http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/apr/06/bbc-research opening up BBC Music] and its use and integration with MusicBrainz.
 
'''2009-04-06''': Jemima Kiss of The Guardian talks to BBC's Matthew Shorter on [http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/apr/06/bbc-research opening up BBC Music] and its use and integration with MusicBrainz.
  
'''2009-02-18''': Marc Hibbins talks about [http://hibbins.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/i-found-out/ BBC's work on integrating and exposing semantic data] (amongst others: MusicBrainz, Wikipedia), [[WikiPedia:Linked_Data|Linked_Data]] and points out the value of [[MusicBrainz Identifier|MusicBrainz unique identifers]].  
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'''2009-02-18''': Marc Hibbins talks about [http://hibbins.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/i-found-out/ BBC's work on integrating and exposing semantic data] and points out the value of [[MusicBrainz Identifier|MusicBrainz unique identifers]].  
  
 
=== 2008 ===
 
=== 2008 ===
  
'''2008-10-28''': CreativeCommons blog published an [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/10336 interview with Robert Kaye] talking about CreativeCommons usage in MusicBrainz, communities project and future of MusicBrainz.  
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'''2008-10-28''': Creative Commons' blog publishes an [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/10336 interview with Robert Kaye] talking about CreativeCommons usage in MusicBrainz, community projects and the future of MusicBrainz.  
  
 
'''2008-09-02''': Andrea James from the Seattle Post Intelligencer talks about the launch of Amazon's [http://www.soundunwound.com/ SoundUnwound] service [http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/amazon/archives/147692.asp?from=blog_last3 using MusicBrainz data].  
 
'''2008-09-02''': Andrea James from the Seattle Post Intelligencer talks about the launch of Amazon's [http://www.soundunwound.com/ SoundUnwound] service [http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/amazon/archives/147692.asp?from=blog_last3 using MusicBrainz data].  
  
'''2008-07-28''': Matthew Shorter talks about [http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2008/07/bbc_music_artist_pages_beta.html the launch of BBC's Dynamic Artist Pages beta] program and its use of [[MusicBrainz]]'s identifiers and data.  
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'''2008-07-28''': Matthew Shorter talks about [http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/bbcinternet/2008/07/bbc_music_artist_pages_beta.html the launch of BBC's Dynamic Artist Pages beta] program and its use of [[MusicBrainz Identifier|MusicBrainz identifers]] and data.  
  
 
'''2008-07-04''': Rob Pegoraro, of the Washington Post [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/04/AR2008070400062.html?hpid=sec-tech mentions MusicBrainz, Picard and iEatBrainz] in a column Q&A on tagging music files with unknown artist names and tracks.
 
'''2008-07-04''': Rob Pegoraro, of the Washington Post [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/04/AR2008070400062.html?hpid=sec-tech mentions MusicBrainz, Picard and iEatBrainz] in a column Q&A on tagging music files with unknown artist names and tracks.
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'''2005-04-19''': Joi Ito talks about the launch of the [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2005/04/19/metabrainz_goes_501c3_and_announces_board.html MetaBrainz Foundation].  
 
'''2005-04-19''': Joi Ito talks about the launch of the [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2005/04/19/metabrainz_goes_501c3_and_announces_board.html MetaBrainz Foundation].  
  
'''2005-03-28''': crschmidt talks about using [http://crschmidt.net/blog/archives/47/menow-and-musicbrainz/ MusicBrainz with the MeNow project].  
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'''2005-03-28''': Christopher Schmidt talks about using [http://crschmidt.net/blog/archives/47/menow-and-musicbrainz/ MusicBrainz with the MeNow project].  
  
 
'''2004-10-23''': Brian Alger's Cybersphere blog has an [http://www.experiencedesignernetwork.com/archives/000541.html item on MusicBrainz and Ethnomusicology].  
 
'''2004-10-23''': Brian Alger's Cybersphere blog has an [http://www.experiencedesignernetwork.com/archives/000541.html item on MusicBrainz and Ethnomusicology].  
  
'''2004-10-13''': Mike Linksvayer of [[Creative Commons|CreativeCommons]] has [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/15/musicbrainz-discovery-ii/ two] [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/13/musicbrainz/ items] on [[MusicBrainz]] in his gondwanaland.com blog.  
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'''2004-10-13''': Mike Linksvayer of Creative Commons publishes [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/13/musicbrainz/ two] [http://gondwanaland.com/mlog/2004/10/15/musicbrainz-discovery-ii/ posts] about MusicBrainz.  
  
'''2004-03-20''': Japanese blog OTO-NETA has an [http://o10.cc/o10/000042.php item on MusicBrainz]. (??? ''Japanese'')  
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'''2004-03-20''': Japanese blog OTO-NETA has an [http://o10.cc/o10/000042.php item on MusicBrainz]. (''Japanese'')  
  
'''2004-03-20''': Creative Commons' blog has an [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/4067 entry on MusicBrainz for OS X] using [[iEatBrainz]].  
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'''2004-03-20''': Creative Commons' blog posts an entry announcing [http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/4067 MusicBrainz for OS X] support with the release of the [[iEatBrainz]] tagger.  
  
'''2003-09-22''': Leigh Dodd's Lost Boy blog notes his [http://www.ldodds.com/blog/archives/000085.html release of a beta-1 Java API] for [[MusicBrainz]].  
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'''2003-09-22''': Leigh Dodd's Lost Boy blog notes his [http://www.ldodds.com/blog/archives/000085.html release of a beta-1 Java API] for MusicBrainz.  
  
'''2003-03-07''': Joi Ito's Web has a blog [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2003/03/07/robert_kaye_from_musicbrainz.html item on Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz].  
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'''2003-03-07''': Joi Ito's Web publishes a blog post about [http://joi.ito.com/archives/2003/03/07/robert_kaye_from_musicbrainz.html Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz].  
  
'''2003-02-18''': The Flexistentialism blog has an [http://www.flexistentialist.org/archives/2003/02/18/musicbrainz.shtml item on MusicBrainz].  
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'''2003-02-18''': The Flexistentialism blog publishes a [http://www.flexistentialist.org/archives/2003/02/18/musicbrainz.shtml brief introduction to MusicBrainz].  
  
 
'''2003-02-11''': Gordon Mohr of Bitzi [http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/2789 analyzes the MusicBrainz launch] on his O'Reilly Developer blog.  
 
'''2003-02-11''': Gordon Mohr of Bitzi [http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/wlg/2789 analyzes the MusicBrainz launch] on his O'Reilly Developer blog.  
  
'''2003-01-28''': Musician Lisa Rein's blog mentions Robert Kaye and [[MusicBrainz]] in an [http://www.onlisareinsradar.com/archives/000875.php#000875 item on Ogg Vorbis].
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'''2003-01-28''': Musician Lisa Rein's blog mentions Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz in an [http://www.onlisareinsradar.com/archives/000875.php#000875 article on Ogg Vorbis].
  
 
==News Stories and Articles==
 
==News Stories and Articles==
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'''2003-02-11''': [[MusicBrainz]]'s first [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.html press release] [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.pdf View PDF] covers the official [[MusicBrainz]] launch and the related artist dataset that was contributed by [http://agentarts.com Agent Arts].  
 
'''2003-02-11''': [[MusicBrainz]]'s first [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.html press release] [http://www.musicbrainz.org/news/pressreleases/20030211-1.pdf View PDF] covers the official [[MusicBrainz]] launch and the related artist dataset that was contributed by [http://agentarts.com Agent Arts].  
  
'''2000-09-06''': Relatable's [http://www.relatable.com/news/pressreleases/000906.releasesig.html press release announcing open source release] of [[FreeAmp]] with [[MusicBrainz]] support.
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'''2000-09-06''': Relatable's [http://www.relatable.com/news/pressreleases/000906.releasesig.html press release announcing open source release] of [[FreeAmp]] with [[MusicBrainz]] support.  
  
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Revision as of 12:21, 9 December 2009

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Blog items

2009

2009-11-27: Open Knowledge Foundation blog publishes an interview with Robert Kaye talking about origins of the project, reasons for choosing open licenses, the role of community and future of MusicBrainz.

2009-07-07: Tuxradar.com publishes a guide to organise your music with Picard.

2009-05-24: Jason Fitzpatrick of lifehacker.com nominates Picard as one of their "Six Best MP3 Tagging Tools".

2009-04-16: Eliot van Buskirk of wired.com reports on MacroVision's purchase of Muze, discussing the effect this may have on support for open-source community metadata providers such as MusicBrainz.

2009-04-06: Jemima Kiss of The Guardian talks to BBC's Matthew Shorter on opening up BBC Music and its use and integration with MusicBrainz.

2009-02-18: Marc Hibbins talks about BBC's work on integrating and exposing semantic data and points out the value of MusicBrainz unique identifers.

2008

2008-10-28: Creative Commons' blog publishes an interview with Robert Kaye talking about CreativeCommons usage in MusicBrainz, community projects and the future of MusicBrainz.

2008-09-02: Andrea James from the Seattle Post Intelligencer talks about the launch of Amazon's SoundUnwound service using MusicBrainz data.

2008-07-28: Matthew Shorter talks about the launch of BBC's Dynamic Artist Pages beta program and its use of MusicBrainz identifers and data.

2008-07-04: Rob Pegoraro, of the Washington Post mentions MusicBrainz, Picard and iEatBrainz in a column Q&A on tagging music files with unknown artist names and tracks.

2005 and earlier

2005-04-19: Joi Ito talks about the launch of the MetaBrainz Foundation.

2005-03-28: Christopher Schmidt talks about using MusicBrainz with the MeNow project.

2004-10-23: Brian Alger's Cybersphere blog has an item on MusicBrainz and Ethnomusicology.

2004-10-13: Mike Linksvayer of Creative Commons publishes two posts about MusicBrainz.

2004-03-20: Japanese blog OTO-NETA has an item on MusicBrainz. (Japanese)

2004-03-20: Creative Commons' blog posts an entry announcing MusicBrainz for OS X support with the release of the iEatBrainz tagger.

2003-09-22: Leigh Dodd's Lost Boy blog notes his release of a beta-1 Java API for MusicBrainz.

2003-03-07: Joi Ito's Web publishes a blog post about Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz.

2003-02-18: The Flexistentialism blog publishes a brief introduction to MusicBrainz.

2003-02-11: Gordon Mohr of Bitzi analyzes the MusicBrainz launch on his O'Reilly Developer blog.

2003-01-28: Musician Lisa Rein's blog mentions Robert Kaye and MusicBrainz in an article on Ogg Vorbis.

News Stories and Articles

2009

2009-11-16: Music search engine SEMSIX launches globally, powered in part by MusicBrainz.

2009-10-29: Wendy Hall & Nigel Shadbolt write about MusicBrainz in the context of the web of linked data.

2009-08-29: Gavin Stuart of geeks.co.uk talks with Robert Kaye about MusicBrainz, the forthcoming schema release and the philosophy of MB.

2009-07-02: Geoffrey A. Fowler of the Wall Street Journal reviews Picard and compares it to the commercial TuneUp application.

2009-05-25: An article at Spanish technology portal VNUNET talks about using Picard to edit MP3 metadata. (En español)

2009-04-21: Karl Hodge of Tech Radar recommends using Picard Tagger in his guide to cleaning up your iTunes library.

2009-01-21: Tim Ferguson (via silicon.com) writes in BusinessWeek about the BBC's semantic web technology and its use of the MusicBrainz "open source 'metadatabase' " to enable its technology and reduce its licensing costs.

2008 and earlier

2008-09-15: Joseph Tartakoff of the San Francisco Chronicle talks to Robert Kaye about Picard Tagger as a competitor to Tune-Up.

2007-12-27: David Shamah of newsgeek.com, writing for The Jerusalem Post, talks about using MusicBrainz and Picard to tag unknown mp3s correctly.

2007-11-06: French magazine Numerama released a detailed article comparing existing Music Databases (Last.fm, Discogs, AllMusic, RateYourMusic, MusicBrainz, Wikipedia).

2005-06-07: Punto Informatico, an Italian "internet daily," has a detailed review of the Windows Tagger that also mentions the Picard Tagger. (In italiano)

2005-06-05: The Washington Post includes a short review of the Windows Tagger in their Personal Tech column. (Free registration required)

2005-04-19: Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot," covers the MetaBrainz launch. (En español)

2005-04-19: Netzwelt.de covers the MetaBrainz launch (Auf Deutsch)

2005-03-21: The Wall Street Journal mentions MusicBrainz in an article on music metadata.

2004-08-24: Another French review of MusicBrainz in Micro Hebdo. (En Français)

2004-07-16: French computer magazine Clubic has an review of the MusicBrainzTagger as an alternative to MoodLogic. (En Français)

2004-07-13: French open-source software site Framasoft.net has a review of the MusicBrainzTagger. (En Français)

2004-07-06: Wired News has a puff piece on Gracenote quoting Robert Kaye's criticisms and mentioning MusicBrainz as an alternative.

2004-05-27: Barrapunto, the "Spanish Slashdot", has an item on the KDE mediaplayer JuK and its use of MusicBrainz. (En español)

2003-10-03: perl.com has an article about using MusicBrainz lookup functions in your perl scripts.

2003-07-21: Wired News has an article on Muse.net that mentions MusicBrainz.

2003-02-27: Wired News has an article on MusicBrainz following up on the launch.

2003-02-18: Russian magazine ??????????? (Computerra) has an article on MusicBrainz. (??????? Russian)

2003-02-12: Articles about the MusicBrainz launch appear in PC Magazine (Ziff Davis) and Slashdot, as well as German sites nickles.de and Pro-Linux.de. (Deutsch)

2002-12-01: IBM developerWorks has an article about MusicBrainz that focuses on the Metadata Initiative. (Japanese translation of article: ???)

2002-08-01: Entrepreneur Magazine's August issue covers the Semantic Web in the article 'Arguing Semantics' and mentions MusicBrainz as an example application. Entrepreneur Magazine, August 2002, pp. 19-20.

2002-02-12: View PDF Our own Aaron Swartz wrote an article: "MusicBrainz: A Semantic Web Service" for IEEE Intelligent Systems Journal, Jan-Feb 2002, pp. 76-77.

2001-11-10: Newsforge covers MusicBrainz in their Open Source alive and well at O'Reilly P2P conference article.

2001-05-24: C-NET News covers the Roxio suit and mentions MusicBrainz as one of the Gracenote alternatives.

2001-05-17: MusicBrainz is covered in a WebNoize article about Roxio and GraceNote. (Requires Webnoize subscription)

2001-05-02: The Napster/Relatable deal gets covered by the Washington Post -- includes a blurb about MusicBrainz.

2001-04-19: MusicBrainz is mentioned in a WebNoize article on the Relatable/Napster deal. (Requires Webnoize subscription)

2000-10-20: Wired News mentions MusicBrainz in their Taking Stock of the Music Scene article.

Press Releases

2005-04-19: Our second View PDF press release covers the launch of the MetaBrainz Foundation.

2003-02-11: MusicBrainz's first press release View PDF covers the official MusicBrainz launch and the related artist dataset that was contributed by Agent Arts.

2000-09-06: Relatable's press release announcing open source release of FreeAmp with MusicBrainz support.