Video: How OpenEMI Unites Music and Technology

January 3, 2012

Here’s the old news: technology is from Mars, and music is from Venus.

Here’s the new news: They both live happily together on Planet Echo Nest.

Observe, as our own Matt Ogle and EMI’s┬áKara Mukerjee explain how the OpenEMI program allows app developers to build any app they can imagine, using about 12,000 well-known tracks from EMI’s legendary music catalog — Al Green, Beach Boys, Duran Duran, the Blue Note catalog, and much more — and tools provided by The Echo Nest.

The licensing is taken care of. Everybody gets paid. It’s magical. Don’t just take our word for it — "the news" agrees.

Here are Kara and Matt to explain: