Genre Matching Is NOT Accurate

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Genre Matching Is NOT Accurate

Junkman
Newbie

If I play Frank Sinatra Radio I would expect to hear similar artist within this genre.  However, I hear The Police "Roxanne" etc.  What gives?  Rhapsody music service is just as bad.  I would love for Spotify to correct this on all the genres they provide.

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Gogge
Casual Listener

Agree! Have listened to several radio stations and there is alot of misstagging!

Richard
Roadie

Sorry to hear about this guys. Does using the Thumbs Up/Down not help improve the matches at all?

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krikelin
Community Legend

I think the content filtering problem is rooted in the econest algoritm in correlation with the Spotify API, because echonest is very large, and much content is not available on Spotify that is listed there, much is sorted out, and the selection thus become very repetitive becuase the matching becoem fuzzy.

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