Open Data - The New Gold Without the Rush

If open data is the new gold, why even those who release fail to reuse it? We created an open collaboration of data curators and open-source developers to dig into novel open data sources and/or increase the usability of existing ones. We transform reproducible research software into research- as-service.

New spotifyr R Package Release

After a very thorough modernization of the package’s exception handling, documentation, and code dependencies that I did in the last week, the spotifyr package has passed again the peer-review standards and it is back on CRAN. The package is an excellent starting to point for R newbies to try their hands on musicology analysis with a few keystrokes. And of course, it is an essential part of the research infrastructure of musicology worldwide in far more advanced applications.

Launching Our Demo Music Observatory

We would like to validate our open source, open data, open collaboration based reproducible observatory concept with the Demo Music Observatory. All feedback is welcome.

Creating An Automated Data Observatory

The making of an automated and reproducible data tool for the music industry. A short video and a brief explanation.


The big day has come: the co-founders singed off the documents at the public notary and started the registration of a reproducible research start-up. Do you want to help us?