About MoreCowbell.dj

The history of "more cowbell"

"More cowbell" is an American pop culture catch phrase originally derived from an April 8, 2000 Saturday Night Live comedy sketch about the recording of the song "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" by Blue Öyster Cult. The sketch featured guest host Christopher Walken as music producer Bruce Dickinson and Will Ferrell as fictional cowbell player Gene Frenkle. In the television special Saturday Night Live: 101 Most Unforgettable Moments, this sketch is moment number five.

The Technology behind MoreCowbell.dj

MoreCowbell.DJ is an application built using The Echo Nest track/upload API and analysis. The Echo Nest analysis is a tool that enriches your software's understanding of music. It uses a perceptual model of human listening to generate detailed descriptions of a song's structure and musical content to power music applications with a much deeper musical understanding. Click here to learn more.

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