The Echo Nest will help power MOG
's All Access music offering when it launched near the end of this month. Echo Nest is a proprietary machine learning platform that listens to and reads about music across the web to power better music search, recommendation and interactivity.
According to David Hyman, CEO of MOG, MOG All Access will use Echo Nest in combination with other tools to create a revolutionary listening experience that will forever change how you discover music." That's a strong claim in a competitive marketplace, but Jim Lucchese, CEO of The Echo Nest agrees, MOG is making use of The Echo Nest's music intelligence platform in some very creative ways. We're fired upto help MOG deliver such a great online music experience.
The Echo Nest was co-founded by two MIT Media Lab PhDs, Brian Whitman and Tristan Jehan. The company is a three-time National Science Foundation SBIR grant winner and is funded by Commonwealth Capital Ventures, Argos Management and angel investors, including a co-founder of the MIT Media Lab.