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UYKFD Progress - Playlist Generation from LastFM Tags

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 20:23:40 -0300

I just got a first playlist from UYKFD!  :o)  It's extremely limited
(to the point where it's still not really useful), but it does appear
to be working.

If anyone wants to try it, I think it's sufficiently documented -
http://code.google.com/p/uykfd/w/list

Some background: UYKFD is an attempt to generate a playlist in which
each track is related, so that successive tracks don't sound too
"unalike", but which still "explores" the collection of music that is
available.

Currently it uses LastFM's artist tags to infer the relationship
between artists (there are currently no "smarts" at the track or album
levels).

Andrew

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