Project

Beat Browser: Browsing Audio Libraries and Playlist Construction

The Beat Browser is a music and sound browser designed to give users fast feedback while browsing arbitrarily large collections of audio. The goal of Beat Browser is to give the user a sense of exploring �live� and continuous audio, while rapidly moving between sources by mouse. The primary design goal is to facilitate rapid browsing of music by genre, artist, and album in order to interactively build playlists. Beat Browser is a product of larger design strategies identified to build efficient browsing engines, applicable beyond sound.

The Beat Browser is a music and sound browser designed to give users fast feedback while browsing arbitrarily large collections of audio. The goal of Beat Browser is to give the user a sense of exploring �live� and continuous audio, while rapidly moving between sources by mouse. The primary design goal is to facilitate rapid browsing of music by genre, artist, and album in order to interactively build playlists. Beat Browser is a product of larger design strategies identified to build efficient browsing engines, applicable beyond sound.