The past three months, we've been creating a testbed to verify whether the software is backward compatible. That is: can it properly load all sessions from any previous BpmDj version, despite changes to the internal data format. During this test process, we encountered many dead ends and problems in the software that were never really apparent to us. After all, song analysis is something you run once and be done with it and we did not sufficiently test that before each release. For about a year or so the software required two starts before it would analyze your tracks, and even then it would often stop for 5 seconds before continuing. In other instances we found that entire parts of the database were unnecessary.
Regarding new features: the nearest neighbors have again been overhauled, you might see that your next start will start upgrading the beatgraphs. Luckily this process is fast. About 50 milliseconds per track. Most likely your harddisk will be the bottleneck during this process.
And to give you something new as well, we added a new display option: 'delignate beatgraphs'. See menu Display|Delignate bars.
211 US, United States 105 CL, Chile 94 GB, United Kingdom 73 NL, Netherlands 55 TH, Thailand 51 IT, Italy 43 MX, Mexico 42 PL, Poland 39 RU, Russian Federation 37 FR, France 33 BE, Belgium 25 CA, Canada 24 CH, Switzerland 22 RS, Serbia 22 AU, Australia 18 ES, Spain 16 SE, Sweden 16 PE, Peru 14 ZA, South Africa 12 GR, Greece 12 BR, Brazil 11 CN, China 10 KZ, Kazakhstan 10 AT, Austria 9 RO, Romania 9 CZ, Czech Republic 7 DK, Denmark
Between grappa and storm, we got good weather and 4 people who made a mix with BpmDj. Be sure to check 'm outmore...
This year we will again be at the Chaos Communication Camp 2015 (which takes place around Berlin)
At CCC 2011, we gave a talk on how BpmDj performs its audio analysis. Two years later, at OHM 2013, we explained how the nearest neighbor detection and associated weight matrix is created. This year, we won't talk about the project anymore, but instead give you the opportunity to meet the developers.
Actually, we want you to come to us with ~100 tracks and an idea for a mix. We will then sit together and create that mix. As a reward you will receive one of our heat sensitive cups.more...