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Allmusic
ALLMUSIC (previously known as ALL MUSIC GUIDE or AMG) is an online music guide. The largest music database on the web, it catalogs more than 3 million album entries and 30 million tracks. It was launched in 1991, predating the World Wide Web . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 The All Music Guide series * 3 Reception * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORY AllMusic was launched as _All Music Guide_ by Michael Erlewine , a "compulsive archivist, noted astrologer, Buddhist scholar and musician." He became interested in using computers for his astrological work in the mid-70s, and founded a software company, Matrix, in 1977. In the early '90s, as CDs replaced vinyl as the prevalent format for recorded music, Erlewine purchased what he thought was a CD of early recordings by Little Richard CD
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Wordmark
A WORDMARK, WORD MARK or LOGOTYPE is usually a distinct text-only typographic treatment of the name of a company, institution, or product name used for purposes of identification and branding. Examples can be found in the graphic identities of the Government of Canada , FedEx
FedEx
, Microsoft
Microsoft
, and . The organization name is incorporated as a simple graphic treatment to create a clear, visually memorable identity. The representation of the word becomes a visual symbol of the organization or product. In the United States
United States
and European Union
European Union
, a wordmark may be registered, making it a protected intellectual property . In the United States, the term wordmark may refer not only to the graphical representation, but the text itself may be a type of trademark . The wordmark is one of several different types of logos, and is among the most common
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List Of Online Music Databases
Below is a table of ONLINE MUSIC DATABASES that are largely free of charge . Note that many of the sites provide a specialized service or focus on a particular music genre . Some of these operate as an online music store or purchase referral service in some capacity. Among the sites that have information on the largest number of entities are those sites that focus on discographies of composing and performing artists. DATABASE SERVICES NO. OF TRACKS NO. OF RELEASES NO
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All Media Network
ALL MEDIA NETWORK (formerly All Media Guide and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic , AllMovie
AllMovie
, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel
SideReel
and Celebified. The company was founded in 1990 by popular-culture archivist Michael Erlewine
Michael Erlewine
. All Media Network offices are located in San Francisco
San Francisco
, California, and Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
, United States. All Music Guide (now AllMusic) was launched in 1991. Later in 1994 the All Movie Guide (now AllMovie) was launched and in 1998 the All Game Guide (now AllGame)
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Michael Erlewine
MICHAEL ERLEWINE (born July 18, 1941, Lancaster, Pennsylvania ) is an American musician, astrologer , photographer, TV host, and Internet entrepreneur who founded All Music Guide (now known as AllMusic ) in 1991. CONTENTS * 1 Background * 2 Family * 3 All Music Guide * 4 Television channel * 5 Publications * 6 References * 7 External links BACKGROUNDErlewine has had several careers. As a musician, he was active in the Michigan
Michigan
folk scene in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In 1961 he hitchhiked with Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
, and had traveled to Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village
, Venice, California , and San Francisco
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Slogan
A SLOGAN is a memorable motto or phrase used in a clan , political , commercial , religious , and other context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose, with the goal of persuading members of the public or a more defined target group. The _Oxford Dictionary of English _ defines a slogan as "a short and striking or memorable phrase used in advertising." (Stevenson, 2010) A slogan usually has the attributes of being memorable, very concise and appealing to the audience. (Lim they were used primarily as passwords to ensure proper recognition of individuals at night or in the confusion of battle. LIKABILITYCrimmins' (2000, as cited in Dass, Kumar, Kohli, & Thomas, 2014) research suggests that brands are an extremely valuable corporate asset, and can make up a lot of a business's total value
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Alexa Internet
ALEXA INTERNET, INC. is a California-based company that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com . Founded as an independent company in 1996, Alexa was acquired by the company Amazon in 1999. Its toolbar collects data on browsing behavior and transmits them to the Alexa website, where they are stored and analyzed. This is the basis for the company's web traffic reporting. According to its website, Alexa provides traffic data, global rankings, and other information on 30 million websites. As of 2015, its website has been visited by over 6.5 million people monthly. As of June 2017, the number 1 Alexa Rank belongs to Google.com , its average daily time being 8.1 and average daily pageviews being 8.01
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Online
The terms "ONLINE" and "OFFLINE" have specific meanings in regard to computer technology and telecommunications in which "online" indicates a state of connectivity, while "offline" indicates a disconnected state. Common vernacular extended from their computing and telecommunication meanings and refers specifically to an Internet connection . Lastly, in the area of human interaction and conversation, discussions taking place during a business meeting are "online", while issues that do not concern all participants of the meeting should be "taken offline"—continued outside of the meeting. CONTENTS * 1 Definitions * 2 Antecedents * 3 Examples * 3.1 Offline email * 3.2 Offline media playing * 3.3 Offline browsing * 3.4 Offline storage * 3.5 Offline messages * 4 Generalizations * 5 See also * 6 References DEFINITIONSIn computer technology and telecommunication , ONLINE and OFFLINE are defined by Federal Standard 1037C
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World Wide Web
The WORLD WIDE WEB (abbreviated WWW or THE WEB) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and can be accessed via the Internet . English scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser computer program in 1990 while employed at CERN in Switzerland. The Web browser was released outside of CERN in 1991, first to other research institutions starting in January 1991 and to the general public on the Internet in August 1991. The World Wide Web has been central to the development of the Information Age and is the primary tool billions of people use to interact on the Internet. Web pages are primarily text documents formatted and annotated with Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
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Enrico Caruso
ENRICO CARUSO (Italian pronunciation: ; 25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and the Americas, appearing in a wide variety of roles from the Italian and French repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic. Caruso also made approximately 260 commercially released recordings from 1902 to 1920. All of these recordings, which span most of his stage career, remain available today on CDs and as downloads and digital streams
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Gopher (protocol)
The GOPHER protocol /ˈɡoʊfər/ is a TCP/IP application layer protocol designed for distributing, searching, and retrieving documents over the Internet. The Gopher
Gopher
protocol was strongly oriented towards a menu-document design and presented an alternative to the World Wide Web in its early stages , but ultimately Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) became the dominant protocol. The Gopher
Gopher
ecosystem is often regarded as the effective predecessor of the World Wide Web. The protocol was invented by a team led by Mark P. McCahill at the University of Minnesota . It offers some features not natively supported by the Web and imposes a much stronger hierarchy on information stored on it
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Allgame
ALL MEDIA NETWORK (formerly All Media Guide and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic , AllMovie , AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel
SideReel
and Celebified. The company was founded in 1990 by popular-culture archivist Michael Erlewine
Michael Erlewine
. All Media Network offices are located in San Francisco
San Francisco
, California, and Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
, United States. All Music Guide (now AllMusic) was launched in 1991. Later in 1994 the All Movie Guide (now AllMovie) was launched and in 1998 the All Game Guide (now AllGame)
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Rovi Corporation
TIVO CORPORATION (formerly ROVI CORPORATION and MACROVISION SOLUTIONS CORPORATION) is an American technology company. Headquartered in San Carlos, California , the company is primarily involved in licensing its intellectual property within the consumer electronics industry, including digital rights management , electronic program guide software, and metadata . The company holds over 6,000 pending and registered patents . The company also provides analytics and recommendation platforms for the video industry. In 2016, Rovi acquired digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc. , and renamed itself TiVo Corporation
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Greg Adams (writer)
GREG ADAMS (born 1970 in Muncie, Indiana
Muncie, Indiana
) ran the independent reissue record label Beehive Rebellion Records before writing for the All-Music Guide , penning liner notes for numerous reissue record labels and compiling greatest hits anthologies as an A&R coordinator. Beehive Rebellion issued two releases in the 1990s: a reissue of the New Zealand band Electric Blood's previously cassette-only album Electric Easter (featuring Robert Scott of The Bats ) and a reissue of Sex Clark Five 's Strum "> * ^ Robbins, Ira. The Trouser Press Guide to 90's Rock: The All-New Fifth Edition of the Trouser Press Record Guide, Fireside Books, 2007, pp. 66-67. * ^ Robbins, Ira. The Trouser Press Guide to 90's Rock: The All-New Fifth Edition of the Trouser Press Record Guide, Fireside Press, 2007, p. 639. * ^ Borack, John
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Eugene Chadbourne
EUGENE CHADBOURNE (born January 4, 1954) is an American jazz guitarist and music critic. CONTENTS * 1 Life and career * 2 Discography * 3 Books * 4 References * 5 External links LIFE AND CAREER Eugene Chadbourne
Eugene Chadbourne
in Aarhus, Denmark, 2015 Photo by Hreinn Gudlaugsson Chadbourne was born in Mount Vernon , New York, but grew up in Boulder, Colorado. He started playing guitar when he was eleven or twelve, inspired by the Beatles and hoping to get the attention of girls. Although he was drawn to Jimi Hendrix and played in a garage band, he found rock and pop music too conventional. He gravitated to the avant-garde jazz of Anthony Braxton and Derek Bailey . Braxton persuaded Chadbourne to abandon his intention to enter journalism and instead pursue music. During the early 1970s, he lived in Canada to avoid military service in the Vietnam War
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