Shazam music recognition maps

Jul 21, 2017

Shazam is a service with an app that lets you point your phone towards some music to identify the name and artist of a song. For a hack day, Umar Hansa mapped a billion recognitions. Some of the maps color-code recognitions by iPhone and Android use which is kind of interesting.

Hansa used Eric Fischer’s datamaps, in case you’re interested in making your own.

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