Unraveling Music's DNA: Pandora Media's 'Music Analysts'
Dissect Songs to Recommend CDs
| Mr. Coons, 45 years old, is contributing to what Oakland, Calif.-based Pandora Media Inc. calls the Music Genome Project -- an ambitious effort to create DNA-like blueprints for songs and then use them to make music recommendations based not on opinion, but on science. The company believes its music recommendations are so accurate that users will pay $36 a year for them. |