Over 120 million jam sessions on Chordify in 2020Wrapping up 2020, more than 9.5 million songs were Chordified, over 120 million jam sessions played and we welcomed 73.7 million unique visitors to the platform. As a music tech company, we love to contribute by helping people live their music. That’s what we did when the world caught fire a year ago, and that’s what we’ll keep on doing.
Stay at Home and Jam - The best songs to learn to play these daysChordify asked their community about the music that comforts them in this situation. Which songs give us hope and emphasize our sense of togetherness? All the suggestions are now in the Stay at Home and Jam Channel. Premium Features have been made available for free for all these songs, so it becomes even more easy to practice them.
Chordify celebrates unofficial birthday and milestonesSeven years ago we presented the beta version of our chord algorithm at the conference of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR). Since then, over 200 million unique visitors have found their way to Chordify and our algorithm has chordified more than 15 million songs.
Chordify team members publish an article about subjectivity in chord recognitionRecently published in Journal of New Music Research, the article “Annotator subjectivity in harmony annotations of popular music,” questions whether experts listening to music can agree over the chords they hear. Turns out that’s not as simple as it sounds.
Chordify introduces self-playing guitar with Guitarmation AIChordify releases a new technology that enables guitars to play on their own. The Chordify algorithm is now training to be able to play music fully automatic. This way live music is going to be available for everyone and it is a great solution for anyone who doesn't have the time to practice for hours. The release of Guitarmation AI is scheduled for the end of the year.
Chordify records a unique session with EUT during Eurosonic on the Martini TowerChordify and In de Kringloop (In the Thrift Shop, IDK) are recording a music session with the pop band EUT on January 17, during Eurosonic. Nothing special you might think. Or is it? Well it is, because the carillon player from the Martini Tower will accompany them, and they will be playing at the top of tower. This makes it a first-time, and very special event indeed.
Tune in with Karang; world’s first multi-string guitar tuner appWhile Chordify helps musicians worldwide to hit the right chord, Karang keeps them tuned in. The freshly released Karang app for iOS, is the first free multi-string guitar tuner in the world. Created by the world’s leading audio engineers, Karang enables guitarists to tune all strings at once.
Happy jamming during Make Music Day with ChordifyToday is Make Music Day. The name already suggests that this day is the day on the international agenda that’s all about making music. With the motto “created locally, connected globally” musicians from all over the world are taking to the streets to play music. As an online music education platform with a worldwide following, Chordify likes to contribute to this special day. Celebrating with insights about making music and a series of useful tips from the Chordify community.
Chordify in the top 5,000 of biggest websites worldwideAccording to Alexa, Chordify belongs to the top 5,000 of the biggest websites worldwide. The web analytics service puts Chordify at place 4,901 in the world ranking list, that counts all active websites. Which is around 200 million at the time of writing.
Chordify 5 years x JamuaryChordify had its launch party exactly five years ago, during music festival Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013. In five years the platform for online music education has seen its user base grow, from a thousand visitors per day to 6 million unique users per month. To celebrate the five-year existence of Chordify we have dubbed this month Jamuary.
Chordify launches iOS app during Reeperbahn Music FestivalChordify launches its iOS app on September 23, during the NEXT Conference of the Reeperbahn Music Festival in Hamburg, Germany. CEO and co-founder Bas de Haas will demonstrate the features of the new app during the Dutch Digital Impact Session on Friday, and give a presentation about the company’s growth strategy for the coming years.
Chordify to pitch at The Next Web USA Conference in New York CityThese are exciting times for Chordify. This start-up based in Groningen/Utrecht (The Netherlands) and Oxford (UK) has been selected by vote to appear on the main stage of The Next Web USA Conference in New York City on 10 December 2014 where the co-founders will pitch their online music service to an expert jury. The Next Web USA is a game-changing conference where 1,000 professionals discuss the latest technology trends, discover the hottest start-ups and network with leading industry influe...
Chordify launch - tune into chordsOn Saturday January 12th the free online music service Chordify was launched. Exactly three months after the presentation of the beta-version of the site at the ISMIR (International Society for Music Information Retrieval) Conference in Porto, Chordify has been made available for the public at large during the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival.
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Chordify is an online music service, made for and by music enthusiasts, that transforms music from YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud, or your private collection into chords. The service automatically recognizes chords from the audio signal, and aligns them to the music in a simple and intuitive player for guitar, piano, and ukulele.
The Chordify web app has been up and running since January 2013. Since then, the company has grown steadily and organically, in total welcoming over 300 million unique visitors to the platform. To date, 25 million songs have been chordified by users and over 6.4 million people have registered to the service.
Over the course of its existence Chordify received a lot of international acclaim, winning the Dutch Pitch Session at the Northside Festival in New York in 2014 and the San Francisco MusicTech Summit Startup competition in 2015. They were also selected to pitch during The Next Web Conference in New York and were showcased during the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.
Chordify is een online muziekservice, die muziek van YouTube, Deezer, SoundCloud of jouw privé collectie omzet in akkoorden. De service herkent de akkoorden uit de muziek automatisch en zet ze op muziek in een simpele en intuïtieve muziekspeler.
De Chordify WebApp is al sinds januari 2013 online. Sindsdien is het bedrijf gestaag en organisch gegroeid, en heeft het meer dan 300 miljoen unieke bezoekers mogen verwelkomen. Tot op de dag van vandaag zijn er al 25 miljoen liedjes gechordified door de gebruikers en hebben zich meer dan 6.4 miljoen mensen geregistreerd bij de service.
In de jaren dat Chordify bestaat heeft het bedrijf veel internationale waardering gekregen, wat resulteerde in het winnen van de Dutch Pitch Session bij het Northside Festival in New York in 2014 en de San Francisco MusicTech Summit Startup competitie in 2015. Chordify was ook geselecteerd om te pitchen tijdens de Next Web Conference in New York en presenteerde zichzelf tijdens de SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.