The Online Music And Storage Pioneer Calls AMG’s Technologies “The Gold Standard”
ANN ARBOR, MI; February 20, 2007 — Selecting the most advanced music recognition and playlist development tools available to help users populate and organize their music libraries, MP3tunes, the home of the Oboe online music locker that delivers your music everywhere, has selected LASSO and Tapestry from All Media Guide (AMG), the premier technology and content database provider for exploring music, movies, and games. LASSO media recognition technology helps integrate the users music collection into a true content management system, linking music with the rich metadata used to organize it. Tapestry provides powerful tools for music discovery, including situational playlists and song recommendations through a unique combination of expert editorial and community influence.
“We want to give our users the best way to rediscover and manage their music collections,” said Michael Robertson, MP3tunes’s founder and CEO. “AMG’s technologies represent the gold standard for music metadata and editorial content. We are pleased to offer these tools to our users.”
“We’re excited to have MP3tunes choose AMG,” said Andrew Stess, AMG’s vice president of consumer electronics. “Michael Robertson established himself long ago as an industry leader and visionary, so to have him look to AMG to support his customers is very gratifying.”
MP3tunes represents the latest addition to the list of industry leaders choosing AMG for its editorial content, technologies and data. Among the others choosing AMG are iTunes, Google, Yahoo, AOL, and many more.
All Media Guide, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the leading authority on music, movies and games. Since 1991, the company has provided comprehensive content and technologies to support the physical and digital distribution of entertainment media. With thousands of musicologists, film historians, and game specialists contributing over the years, AMG has created the industry’s cleanest, most in-depth database of information and original editorial content. AMG content and technologies are licensed by leading consumer electronics manufacturers, retailers, and Internet sites. Visit AMG at www.allmusic.com, www.allmovie.com and www.allgame.com.
MP3tunes is the home of Oboe, the only personal music locker offering unlimited online storage. With just a couple clicks, Oboe users sync up their own music collections to enjoy through any web browser and a growing number of home entertainment and mobile devices. MP3tunes is proud to announce the integration of AMG Tapestry technology with Oboe’s Smart PlayMixTM , an exciting new feature that gives Oboe users uniquely personalized playlists and even more ways to experience their music. MP3tunes was founded in 2005 by digital music pioneer Michael Robertson. Visit www.mp3tunes.com.